vgresized                 


   

Obermunjor (Kriwowskoje), Russia

   

Home

Obermunjor

Colony Movement

First Settlers

Villages

 




 

 

 Obermunjor (Kriwowskoje), a German Catholic colony, was established on the "wiessen seite"  or "meadow side" of the Volga River on the 7th of June 1767.  

Population of the Village
YEAR Households Total Male Female
1767 82 299 160 139
1769   324    
1772   325    
1788 72 370 177 193
1798 76 429 211 218
1816 91 620 308 312
1834 138 1,068 546 522
1850 174 1,608 808 800
1857 197 1,897 921 976
1859 165 1,513 744 769
1886        
1891        
1894        
1897        
1904        
1910 392 2,752 1,365 1,387
1912   2,882    
     1926          433       2,443      1,190       1,253

 

Joseph Anton Giebler, Johannes Giebler (brothers)
and mother Barbara Seib Giebler.  All born in Obermunjou, Russia.

According to researcher, Dr. Igor Pleve, he lists those first settlers in his book "Einwanderung in das Wolgagebeit, 1764-1767, Band 3" as:

FIRST SETTLERS LIST - HEADS of FAMILIES: Johannes Grenzer, Anton Burger, Joseph Spister, Johann Georg Spindt, Burghard Brant [Brandt], Johannes Esperein [Osterlein], Anna Blumberger, Christian Sollbach, Elisabeth Kirchturm, Andreas Ludwig, Simon Silberhorn, Peter Stecklein, Michael Boos [Bos}, Georg Metzer, Christopher Neubauer, Johannes Weimar, Franz Himmel, Johannes Munch [Mink?], Katharina Diehl, Johann Ernst Gruendler, Johannes Wahl, Margaretha Hesslich, Valentine Nuernberger, Georg Fleischmann, Stephan Thaeler, Johannes Brehm, Friedrich Betz, Georg Doerfler, Michael Geist, Leonhard Unrein, Johannes Koch, Johann Nicolaus Aumueller, Adam Kohl, Johannes Thueringer, Johann Wendler [Wendeler], Johannes Hertling, Thobias Siekart, Jacob Bose, Johann Fuchsner, Peter Brehm, Georg Krapp, Christoph Vogel, Sebastian Lenkof, Philipp Lammer, Bernhardus Bersa, Michael Waldheuser, Kunigunde Seifert, Georg Schneider, Lorenz Heppner, Johannes Schaller, Philipp Hesssemar, Kaspar Spaar, Johannes Sennt, Friedrich Diehl, Friedrich Bisl, Adam Mueller, Johannes Roth, Johannes Brull, Christian Weber, Gertrude Krueck, Katharina Stupart, Paul Wendemann, Johannes Dreher, Johannes Fuchs, Anton Duchscherer, Martin Neulist, Michael Rumbach, Kaspar Neuheim[Nauheim], Heinrich Schuetz, Just Kessler, Joseph Schmidt, Johannes Stupart [Stuppert], Johannes Wulf, Peter Kuntz, Sebastian Model, Johannes Feuerstein, Georg Leribel,  Sophia Sack, Moritz Giebler, Johannes Kranewitz [Krannerwitter], Johannes Dechaut [Dechant}, Valentin Bepler, Johannes Schuj [Schuvie], Konrad Abt, Peter Wilhelm, Anna Esslauer, Sebastian Leinen, Abraham Ditrich, Christian Doeringer [Doehring], Valentin Matheus [Mattias?], Stephan Bartis, Thomas Goering, Johann Ernst Mathis, Franz Konrad, Kaspar Fischer, Anton Rupp, Anton Schuhmann, Johann Georg Wenimherr, Michael Waldschmidt, Peter Koenig, Johann Hemann, Karl Sommer, Gottfried Pauly, Johann Adam Brull, Norbertus Arzt, Michael Neubauer, Adam Sell, Johannes Wenger, Heinrich Arnemann, Christian Marqua [Marquardt], Konrad Zimmerman, Joseph Schenk, Wenzel Hauptmann, Charlotta Walter, Ludwig Lauer.

1798 HEADS of FAMILIES:  Kuntz, Schaller, Bach, Eisner, Wendeler, Flach, Boes, Geist, Kohl, Tuchscherer, Brull, Bieker, Fleischmann, Rupp, Seib, Roos, Nuernberger, Brehm, Brehm, Wagner, Neulist, Speier, Fischer, Koch, Unrein, Ludwig, Mattern, Dreher, Leikam, Linenbach, Krapf, Riesch, Zimmerman, Schneider, Marquardt, Weiberich, Krentzer, Weber, Goering, Barbie, Kunkel, Leiker, Doerfler, Stuppert, Arzt, Schlotter, Sell, Rumbach, Pfannenstiel, Brandt, Mueller, Giebler, Koeberlein, Koenig, Waldschmidt, Befort, Dechant, Wertz, Biehl, Kollas, Schmitz, Konradi, Kessler, Fehr, Leonhardt, Graf

Stanilaus Exner

The photo above is of Peter Ecksner and Julia Seib on their wedding day, January 31, 1906 in Obermunjou at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception.  The stairs of the church appear in the background.

1816/1834 HEADS of FAMILIES: Baecker, Bebler, Befort, Biel, Bleit, Boes, Brehm, Bruhl (Brull), Konrad(i), Dawou, Dechant, Doerfler, Dreher, D(T)urban, Eckmann, Ecksner, Engel, Fischer, Flach, Fleischmann, Geist, Giebler, Goebel, Goehring, Graf, Krenzer, Heil, Hertel, Keberlein, Klaus, Koenig, Kohl, Kranewitter, Kramer, Krapp, Kunz, Leidmann, Leikam, Leiker, Ludwig, Mattern, Mener, Minich, Mueller, Muench, Neulist, Nuernberger, Pfannenstiel, Resch, Rohs, Rombach, Rumbach, Rupp, Schlotter, Schmidt, Schneider, Seip(b), Speher (Speier), Sperger, Stecklein, Stehle, Stuppert, Tuchmerer, Unrein, Waldschmidt, Walter, Weber, Weibrich, Wendler, Zimmerman.  (obtained by Dr. Pleve 2006)

1850 HEADS of FAMILIES: Arzt, Befort, Biehl, Bieker, Boes, Bos, Brehm, Brull, Dechant, Doerfler, Dreher, Dumler, Ecksner, Eichmann, Engel, Fischer, Flach, Fuhrbahn, Gabel (Goebel), Gehring, Geist, Giebler, Graf, Heil, Heit, Hertel, Keberlein, Klaus, Kohl, Koening, Konrad(i), Krapf, Kramer, Krannewitter, Krapp, Krentzer, Kuntz, Leikam, Leiker, Ludwig, Mattern, Miller/Mueller, Mink, Nuernberger, Pfannenstiel, Riesch, Rumbach, Rupp, Schmidt, Schneider, Schultz, Seib, Speier, Spoetter, Stamm, Stecklein, Unrein, Waldschmidt, Walter, Weber, Weiberich, Weinmann, Weissmann, Wendler, Zimmerman.

1857 HEADS of FAMILIES: Arzt, Bauer, Befort, Biehl, Bieker, Boes, Bos, Brehm, Brull, Dechant, Doerfler, Dreher, Dumler, Ecksner, Eichmann, Engel, Fischer, Flach, Fuhrbahn, Gabel (Goebel), Gehring, Geist, Giebler, Graf, Heil, Heit, Hertel, Keberlein, Klaus, Kohl, Koening, Konrad(i), Krapf, Kramer, Krannewitter, Krapp, Krentzer, Kuntz, Leikam, Leiker, Ludwig, Mattern, Miller/Mueller, Mink, Nuernberger, Pfannenstiel, Riesch, Rumbach, Rupp, Schmidt, Schneider, Schultz, Seib, Speier, Spoetter, Stamm, Stecklein, Unrein, Waldschmidt, Walter, Weber, Weiberich, Weinmann, Weissmann, Wendler, Zimmerman.

 

  church 

On September 28, 1897 the Obermunjou church was dedicated to the Immaculate Conception.  On September 27, 1906 two statues made out of wood were purchased from the Kunstanstalt Stuflesser, Joseph with the child Jesus for 150 rubbles and the Immaculata for 125 rubbles.

From 1803 - 1820 Obermunjor was a mission of the Katharinenstadt parish. 

Priests
1887
Alexabder Tortschinski

1889 - 1898
Valentine Greiner

1898 - 1901
Peter Bach

1901 - 1905
Johannes Beilmann II

1905 - 1907
Michael Hatzenboller

1910 - 1914
Johannes Bach

Fom the book
"Die Kirchen und das
Religiose Leben der
Russlanddeutschen"
Katholischer Teil
by Joseph Schnurr

 



REASEARCH
MATERIAL
AVAILABLE

For information on the various research materials click on the links below for contacts.

Kulberg List

First Settler List

1834 Census (part.)

1850 Census

1857 Census

Records Available and willing to do look-ups.

Birth Records
(Not Complete Years)
1821-1826
1827-1835
1849-1855
1855-1866
1866-1875
1872-1884
1881-1899
1894-1905
1905-1912
1912-1918

Marriage Records
1839
1840
1850-1858
1860-1864
1875
1876-1911

Death Records
1850-1855
1856-1876
1890-1906
1907-1918

    AHSGR Village Coordinator for Obermunjou - Kevin Rupp    

Home | AHSGR | Ellis County | Research Material | Villages | Sunflower Chapter | Ks Round-Up | Contact Me |

Send mail to Webmaster with functionality questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright Kevin Rupp