Schmidt (Schilling-2)

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Schmidt (Schilling-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Schmidt, a farmer, his wife Eva Katharina, and their children (Hans Leonhard, age 19; Johann Georg, age 16; Gertrude, age 13; Hans/Johannes, age 11) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Fridericia on 3 October 1760.

They are last recorded in the Danish colonies on 26 April 1763.

They joined the migration to Russia and are recorded on the 1775 census of Schilling in Households No. 37 & 38.

The Eichhorns record that Andreas Schmidt came from the German village of Michelstadt, Grafschaft Erbach.

Sources: 

- 1775 Census of Schilling (Nos. 37 & 38).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-1458.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sg005, Sg038, Sg039.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies