Eberhard

Spelling Variations
Eberhardt
Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Schriesheim, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Description

Georg Abraham Eberhard (son of Johann Andreas and Margaretha Eberhard) and Maria Barbara Weber (daughter of Georg Weber) married in Schriesheim, Baden, on 11 Feb 1754. The baptisms of three children are recorded in the Schriesheim records: Dorothea, 29 Apr 1755; Johann Georg, 11 May 1756; and Anna Catharina, 12 Jan 1759. The family emigrated to Denmark in 1761. Son Johann Stephan was born there on 22 Dec 1762. The family then emigrated to Russia, settling in the village of Moor where they are reported on the First Settlers List in Family #4. 

Sources

- Parish records of Schriesheim, Baden, on Archion.de 
- Eichhorn, Alexander; Eichhorn Jacob & Mary. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766, p. 387
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 156

Researchers
Wayne Bonner
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