Konschuh

Place of origin
Ortenberg, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany
Description

Conrad Wilhelm Kontschuch (son of Augustini Kontschuch) was born in Ortenberg (near Büdingen) on 20 Feb 1707. He married Anna Elisabeth Wendel (daughter of Johann Conrad Wendel) on 30 Nov 1730. They had four children. Anna Elisabeth died on 7 Mar 1738. Conrad Wilhelm then married Anna Barbara Blum (daughter of Johannes Blum) on 4 Sep 1738. They had three children: Georg Christoph, born 6 Jan 1740, Johann Daniel, born 23 May 1742, and Anna Margaretha, born 15 Jan 1745. Anna Barbara died on 22 Jul 1762. Georg Christoph married Maria Catharina Krahl on 1 Mar 1763. They had one child, Johann Daniel, born 13 Oct 1763. Conrad Wilhelm, Conrad Daniel, Georg Christoph and his wife and son all arrived in Russia on 13 Sep 1766. All settled in Yagodnaya Polyana – Georg Christoph and family in Household #2, and Johann Daniel with his wife and father in Household #4.

Sources

- Parish records of Ortenberg, Dekanat Büdingen, on Archion.de

- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): p. 397

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): pp. 173-174

Researchers
Maggie Hein
Associated Colonies