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Re: Abraham Harder (1765 Tiegenhagen Prussia)
Posted by: Ron Isaak (ID *****8368) Date: January 25, 2003 at 10:11:28
In Reply to: Abraham Harder (1765 Tiegenhagen Prussia) by Karen Hiebert of 589

Hello Karen

According to the GRANDMA data base ( see

Abraham Harder born abt 1765 in Burwalde?) had 2 wives. Notes say that "He migrated from Lakendorf, Prussia to S. Russia in 1803 (P. Rempel, p. 77; B. H. Unruh, p. 340). B. H. Unruh indicates that he was from Neulanghorst, which was located not far from Lakendorf. He apparently initially settled in Blumstein, Molotschna Colony (B. H. Unruh, p. 340). However, by 1806 he had moved to Burwalde, Chortitza Colony where he was listed in the 1806 Census (P. Rempel, p. 3). He was 40 years old when he died in Burwalde in 1806.

First wife was Judith Wiens with whom he had a child Catharina Harder born 1787. Then he then married a widow Anna (nee Martens)the widow of Isaac Goosen and they had a son Franz Harder born 25th October 1805 who died 9 Apr 1874. Frans and his wife Anganetha had 9 children including Katharina born 7 March 1835. She married Peter Sawatsky and on it goes

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