Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Census of 1724 continued

Having completed the two villages in the rear, the census continues again at the river, going down.

39.  Andreas Traeger (now Tregre), of Donauwoerth, Bavaria, 37, Catholic, hunter, wife and child. Three arpents cleared, two years on place. A good worker, well lodged. His yard, 90 x 90, staked off with palisades. Well cleared. Birds have caused a great deal of damage. One cow from the company, one pig.
     1726--Four arpents cleared.
     1731--Husband, wife, three children. Two Negroes, three cows.

40.  Jacob Lueck, of Weissenburg, 45. Separated from his wife, who lives in the village, #30. Left to go to Natchez, but returned. Lazy and a very bad man.

41.  Andreas Hofman, of Ansbach, Bavaria, 27, Catholic, wife and daughter, age 7. One and one half arpents cleared, one pig.
     1726--Four arpents cleared.
     1731--Husband, wife and four children.

42.  Mathias Friedrich, of Weilersheim, Alsace, 29, Catholic, wife and child. An orphan girl, age 15. One and one half arpents cleared, good worker, a cow from the company, a calf and three pigs.
     Two Friedrich families see #2
     1726--Husband, wife and three children. Six arpents cleared.
     1731--Four cows.

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