Wednesday, March 10, 2010

1724 Census continued

Old German Village--Three-fourths of a mile from the Mississippi River

20.  Balthasar Monthe' of Troppau, Silesia, Germany, Catholic, 42 years old, laborer, wife and daughter of 13 or 18 months. One and a fifth arpents cleared. Three years on place. A good worker with everything well arranged. Was sick the whole summer. Two pigs. He died in 1727.

21.  Johann Georg Raeser(Jean Georges Roezer) of Biebrich, Mayence, Catholic, 32 years old, blacksmith, wife and orphan girl 18 years. Two arpents cleared. Three years on place. A good worker with everything well arranged.
       1726: Husband and wife, three children, brother-in-law. Six arpents cleared. One pig.
       1731: Husband and wife, one child.

22.  Johann Jacob Bebloquet ? of Lamberloch, Alsace, Lutheran, 36 years old, laborer and hunter, wife and three children, two boys and a girl, from two to thirteen. One and a half arpents cleared. Three years on place. Two pigs. A good worker with everything well arranged.

23.  Johann Cretzmann(Kretzmann, Frizman) of (Routh) Berne, Switzerland, Calvinist, 46 years old,  laborer, wife and son of five years.  One and a half arpents cleared. His affairs are well regulated and he demands his passage, which he didn't get..
       1726: As the widower of Barbara Hostmann, Johann Cretzmann married  Susanna Rommel(Rome), daughter of Heinrich Rommel and sister of Johann Rommel #26.
       1731: Husband, wife and three children. Six arpents cleared.

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