Fonds 115 - Jacob Wall fonds

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CA MHSBC 115

Title

Jacob Wall fonds

Date(s)

  • 1824-1859 (Creation)

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3 cm textual records

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Name of creator

(1807-1860)

Biographical history

Jacob Wall

Jacob Wall was born on May 15, 1807 in Neuendorf, Chortitza, S. Russia. His parents were Johann Wall and Gertrude Wiebe. In 1828 he married his first wife Judith Dueck. They had 7 children. After she died he married (in 1842) Helena Neufeld . They had another 3 children.

In 1847 he was listed as the head of a household in the Chortitza Colony. Apparently he was a miller with his own windmill. He kept an extensive diary from 1824 – 1860 in which he recorded many events that occurred in the Chortitza Colony. Jacob died May 3, 1860.

Archival history

Debbie Stasiewski

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Scope and content

Fonds is arranged in the following series:
1) Diaries - 1824-1853 (2 files) Box 268
2) Lists of births, marriages and deaths - 1778-1859 (1 file) Box 268
3) Statistics - Marriages - 1835-1852 (1 file) Box 268

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  • German
  • English

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175

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Record created June 10, 2010
Record modified September 11, 2014

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