Wednesday, February 10, 2010

More Census of the German Coast, continued 1724

2. Conrad Friedrich, of Rothenberg, diocese of Spire.{There is one Rothenberg east of Mannheim} Catholic, 50 years old. Laborer. His wife and children. A daughter 18 years old, youngest child a boy of 5. Gave up first place on account of inundation. A good worker.

1726--Six arpents cleared. Daughter Anna Barbara married Friedrich Merkel from Wurtemberg. Second  husband was Nikolaus Wichner. Descendants became Vicners, Vicnaires, and Vickners.

1728--Daughter Anna Maria married Edward Poupart from Paris.

1731--One child at home. Two negroes and one cow.

1750--Approximate date--Sebastian Friedrich , son of Conrad, married Regina Heidel, daughter of  Ambros Heidel, of St. John Parish. They lived below New Orleans. Descendants became Haydel.

3.  Johann Georg Trousler, age 26, native of Lichtenberg, mason and his wife. Two and one-half arpents cleared. Left  village in rear due to inundation. Absent due to bad health and wife is also sick.  Lost his crop and his house due to fire.His descendants became Troxler and Trosclairs.

1731--Two children. Two negroes and one cow.

4. Johann Georg Bock{Poch}, from Gobcher, Strasbourg, near Fort Kehl in Baden, Catholic, 38 years old, a weaver. His wife and child. One and a half arpents cleared. Two years on place.

1729--Marie Francoise, daughter of J.G. Bock and Catherine Hislinger, baptized.

1731--Three children. One negro.

Next comes two tracts of land abandoned by Lambert and Friedrich.

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