15 October 1801 Census, Kronsgarten, Chortitza, South Russia

Inventory of Odessa Archives, Fund (Collection) 6, Inventory 1, File 98

Extracted by Tim Janzen

This site makes available a census taken on October 15, 1801 of the village of Kronsgarten in the Chortitza Colony in South Russia. The original document was written in Russian and may be found on frames 65 to 68 of File #98 of the microfilm of selected files from Odessa Archives, Fund 6, Inventory 1. This census is included in a group of censuses of other non-Mennonite colonies in the original file. Additional detailed statistical data about crop production for each head of household in Kronsgarten is also found in German on the microfilm on frames 212 to 217 of File #67 but has not been extracted up to this point.

The data from this census is available for review as a table of the original census data or as gedcom files which may be downloaded in which the ages of the people mentioned in the census have been converted into approximate years of birth. In the table of the census data I spelled the surnames as they appeared in the original document but translated them from Russian to English and translated the given names to generally standard English spellings of the names. There are two versions of the gedcom files of the census data. In one the names are spelled as they appear in the table and the other is a modified version in which some surnames such as Klasen and some given names such as Konert have been converted to more generally accepted forms (Klassen and Conrad). In this census all Bartel families are listed with the surname Bartel Mewzen as was the case in the 1811-1816 census of Kronsgarten previously published on pages 873 and 874 of Karl Stumpp's book The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the years 1763 to 1862. In the modified gedcom file I changed the surname of these families to simply Bartel. I have added the village and household number in the "immigration location" field in the gedcom files. To search the gedcom files most effectively I suggest researchers import the gedcom files into the Brothers Keeper program and conduct searches using the name codes as found in Grandma database.

  • zipped GEDCOM file of Kronsgarten 1801 census (original format)
  • zipped GEDCOM file of Kronsgarten 1801 census (modified spelling)


    15 October 1801 Census, Kronsgarten, Chortitza, South Russia

    1Johan Bartel Mewzen, weaver 37; his wife Agneta 30; their sons Johan 6; Peter ¼; daughter Maria 1 ½.
    6 horses, 9 cattle, 5 pigs, 1 plow, 1 harrow, 2 wagons, 1 spinning wheel.
    2Johan Klasen, tailor 34; his wife Elisabeth 32; their daughters Elisabeth 7; Katharina 6; Maria 4; domestic servant Diedrich 20.
    5 horses, 10 cattle, 7 pigs, 1 plow, 1 harrow, 2 wagons, 1 spinning wheel, 1 loom.
    3Jacob Dyck, finish carpenter 25; his wife Anna 21; their son Jacob 1.
    4 horses, 7 cattle, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    4Johan Klasen 33; his wife Eva 40; their son Johan 6.
    5 horses, 8 cattle, 50 sheep, ½ plow, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    5Peter Klasen, weaver 27; his wife Helena 27; their daughter Anna 3.
    3 horses, 6 cattle, 16 sheep, 10 pigs, ½ plow, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    6Franz Bauman 31; his wife Maria 52.
    3 horses, 10 cattle, 4 sheep, 5 pigs, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    7Zacharias Bartel Mewzen 24; his wife Eva 18.
    4 horses, 7 cattle, 1 plow, 2 harrows, 1 wagon.
    8Wilhelm Plenert, weaver 37; his wife Anna 30; their daughters Anna 7; Maria 2.
    2 horses, 7 cattle, 9 sheep, 1 pig, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    9Stephen Goerz, carpenter 53; his wife Kathrina 48; their sons Jacob 22; Heinrich 13; daughter Anna 10.
    9 horses, 9 cattle, 8 pigs, 1 harrow, 2 wagons, 2 spinning wheel.
    10Johan Nickel 56; his wife Anna 51; daughters Anna 19; Maria 10.
    7 horses, 5 cattle, 3 pigs, 1 plow, 1 wagon, 2 spinning wheels.
    11Heinrich Pener 23; his wife Anna 20.
    6 horses, 10 cattle, 5 pigs, 1 wagon.
    12Abraham Quiring 56; his wife Katharina 26; their son Jacob 18; daughters Susana 22; Katharina 20; Elisabeth 11.
    2 horses, 8 cattle, 2 pigs, 1 plow, 1 harrow, 1 wagon, 3 spinning wheels.
    13Franz Klasen 32; his wife Sara 23; their sons Franz 3; Johan 2.
    5 horses, 10 cattle, 9 sheep, 9 pigs, 1 plow, 1 harrow, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    14Konert Klasen 35; his wife Elisabeth 42; their son Konert 2; daughter Sara 5.
    4 horses, 6 cattle, 7 sheep, 4 pigs, 1 plow, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    15Jacob Bartel Mewzen 30; his wife Eva 23; their daughters Maria 2; Anna 1.
    4 horses, 3 cattle, 14 sheep, 1 plow, 1 wagon, 1 spinning wheel.
    Totals: 26 males, 31 females, 69 horses, 115 cattle, 106 sheep, 59 pigs, 9 plows, 8 harrows, 18 wagons, 16 spinning wheels, 1 loom.


    Page created 24 January 2001; corrected 21 July 2001; HTML by Richard D. Thiessen


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