Mennonite Deaths in the
Evangelische Kirche Zeyer (Kr. Elbing)
Kirchenbuch
1785-1815

Extracted by

Microfilm #208460 of the Mormon collection in Salt Lake City contains deaths for 1785 - 1815. These include Mennonite entries. The Mennonite entries are extracted and translated below. The abbreviations used are: y = years, m = months, w = weeks d = days and dau. = daughter. Nachbar and Mitnachbar probably refers to a landowning farmer, Einwohner likely means resident, but not landowner, as does Einsasse. A Paechter is a renter.

Peter Enzen of Fischerscampe dau. Anna, 17 w on July 15, 1786

Gerhard Martens & Maria Isaac of Zeyer dau. Catharina , 41w on Sept. 26, 1786.

Michael Weis & Maria Rogalski of Einlage, illegitimate dau. Maria, 8y, Feb. 24, 1788.

(Maria Rogalski is designated as a Mennonite but Michael Weis is not)

David Woelke & Helena Dyck of Zeyersche Niederkamp, son Derk, 13y, Jan. 3, 1791.

Jacob Wienz & Helena Wall of Zeyerschekamp, dau. Eva, Oct. 16, 1791.

Jacob Wall & Catharina ???? of Zeyerschekamp, dau. Helena, 14w, Mar. 5, 1792.

Jacob Rogalsky & Anna Dykk , son Jacob , 2½ y, Mar. 23, 1792.

Peter Janzen an old Mennonite of Ellerwald 3rd Trift. 67y, Apr.16, 1793.

Paul Martens, wife Anna of Einlage. 57y, Nov. 14, 1793.

Dietrich Woelk of Bollwerk?. 72y, Dec. 29, 1794.

Heinrich Thiessen of ZeyerscheNiederkamp, wife Helena, 55y, Mar. 19, 1796.

Johann Dick of Ellerwald 2nd Trift, son Martin 10y, on Nov. 29, 1796.

Peter Dyck & Helena Sawatzki of Ellerwald 4th Trift, dau. Anna, Apr. 4, 1799.

Abraham Fast of Zeyervorderkampen, son Cornelius, 21y on May 1, 1799.

Cornelius Dirksen & Maria Martens of Zeyersche Niederkamp, son Cornelius,1 ½y, June 21, 1799.

Abraham Wieler (Mitnachbar) & Maria Wieler of Ellerwald 4th Trift, son Franz 6d on Dec. 21, 1799.

Heinrich Tiessen (Mitnachbar) & Elisabeth Mirau of Ellerwald 1st Trift, dau. Elisabeth, Feb. 12, 1800.

Jacob Dirks (Mitnachbar) & Helena Tiessen of Ellerwald 2nd Trift, son Gerhard, Feb. 18, 1800.

Franz Kroeker (Hakenbudner) of Stube son Abraham, ½y, Mar. 12, 1800.

Peter Dyck (Nachbar) & Helena Sawatsky of Ellerwald 4th Trift, 11w, Aug. 10, 1800.

David Woelke (Nachbar) & Helena Siemens of Zeyerniederkampen, dau. Elisabeth, 9y, Sept. 14, 1800.

Dietrich Woelke of Bollwerk, son Jacob, on Oct. 25, 1800.

Abraham Thiessen (Nachbar) & Catharina Loewen of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Anna, 1y 17D, on Nov. 13, 1800.

Dietrich Woelke of Bollwerk, dau. Catharina, 2Y 10m, on Jan. 8, 1801.

Peter Dyck (Mitnachbar) of Ellerwald 4th Trift, 45y, on Dec. 3, 1801.

Franz Kroeger (Einwohner & Paechter) & Maria Ens of Zeyer, son Franz, 1y, on May 5, 1802

Abraham Bargmann (deceased) & Maria Classen of Neuendorf, 2nd son Abraham 23½ y, on May 18, 1802. (mother remarried to Heinrich Wilms)

Jacob Wiebe (Einwohner) wife Margaretha born Wiebe wife of Einlage, 56y on June 27, 1802.

Gerhard Dyck (Einwohner) & Christina Neustaedter of Einlage, son Heinrich 4y, on Nov. 1, 1802.

Johann Niefeld (Einwohner?) of Einlage, 40y, at Gerhard Andreas on Dec. 8, 1802.

Andreas Koop (Einwohner )& Maria Weiss of Ellerwald, son Heinrich 19w, on Feb. 6, 1803.

David Woelcke (Nachbar) wife Helena born Dyck 43y, on Feb. 20, 1803.

Heinrich Wieler (Nachbar) & Maria Dyck of Zeyersche Niederkampe, son Paul, 2y, on Mar. 26, 1803.

David Penner (Einwohner) of Zeyer Niederkampe 59(or 50)y, on Jan. 22, 1804.

Arend Woelke (Einwohner) of Einlage, 73y, on Feb. 17, 1804.

Arend Bickert (Mitnachbar) & Maria Dyck of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Arend 10w, on Feb. 20, 1804.

Gerhard Dyck (Einwohner) & Christina Neustaedter of Einlage, son Wilhelm, 1¾ y, on Apr. 29, 1804.

Arend Bickert (Nachbar) & Maria Dyck of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Agneta, 5y & 5d, on May 15, 1805.

Johann Ens (Einwohner) of Terra Nova, 63y, on July 10, 1805.

Abraham Tiessen (Nachbar) & Catharina Loewen of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Catharina 11y, 9m 17d, on Oct. 12, 1805.

David Woelke (Mitnachbar) of Zeyersche Nieder Campen, 60y, on Feb. 6, 1806.

Peter Wiens (Mitnachbar) & Anna Tiessen of Zeyersche Niederkamp, son Johann 18w, on July 26, 1806. (they were not designated as Mennonite)

Thomas Siemens bachelor (Altgesell) of Bollwerk, 82y 7m, on Nov. 21, 1806.

Gerhard Wiens (Paechter) & Catharina Lewin of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Sara 16½ w, on Jan. 18, 1807.

Dietrich Woelke (Nachbar) & Agatha Ens of Bollwerk, dau. Agatha 2½ y, on May 18, 1807.

Dietrich Woelke (Nachbar) & Agatha Ens of Bollwerk, son Dietrich 1½ y, on Aug. 27, 1807.

Abraham Byckert (Nachbar) & Maria Dyck of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Johann 12d, on Sep. 17, 1807. (they were not designated as Mennonite)

Catharina Martens born Dyck (widow) of Einlage, dau. Maria, 4y, on Sept. 10, 1807.

Johann Penner (Nachbar) of Ellerwald 1st Trift. 73y, on Sept. 21, 1807.

Johann Penner's (see above) widow Anna born Niefeld, 32y on Oct. 5, 1807.

Peter Wiens (Nachbar) & Anna Tiessen of Zeyersche Niederkamp, son Johann, 2½y, on Nov. 11, 1807.

(Note: about 3 - 4 times the normal number of deaths were reported in 1807, mainly due to dysentery)

Cornelius Bergmann (Einwohner) & Margaretha Klaass(en) of Neuendorf, son Heinrich 12d, on June 12, 1808.

Heinrich Tiessen (Nachbar) & Elisabeth Mirau of Ellerwald 1st Trift, son Heinrich, 15w, on July 19, 1808. (they were not designated as Mennonite)

Gerhard Wiens (Paechter) & Catharina Lewin of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Jacob 15d, on Sept. 20, 1808.

Franz Kroeger (Paechter) & Maria Ens of Stube, dau. Maria 11¾ y, on Sept. 18, 1808. (they were not designated as Mennonite, but are designated as such in the 1811 census)

Abraham Rogalki (Einwohner) & Christina Dyck of Einlage, dau. Helena, 10 w, on Nov. 11, 1808.

Maria Ziemens born Goertz of Bollwerk, 45y, on Dec. 30, 1808. (she was not designated as Mennonite)

Cornelius Dirksen of Zeyerskamp 46y, on Jan. 20, 1809.

Abraham Penner (Einsasse) & Agneta Drädiger of Ellerwald 4th Trift, son Abraham ½ y, on Jan. 20, 1809.

Maria Haack widow of the late Johann Haack of Terra Nova 74y, on Feb. 15, 1809.

Samuel Dirksen son of the above named Maria Haack of Terra Nova, 26y, on Feb. 19, 1809. (there is more written about him)

Dietrich Rempel (Einwohner) of Ellerwald 2nd Trift, 62y, on Apr. 26, 1809.

Arend Bickert (Nachbar) & Maria Dück of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Arend 2y, on May 1, 1809.

Arend Bickert (Nachbar) & Maria Dück of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Agneta 1m, on Nov. 7, 1809.

Abraham Fast & Agnetha Dück of Zeyersche Vorder Kamp, son Abraham, 4 w, on Dec. 3, 1809.

Johann Ens (deceased Einwohner) & Catharina Öhmsen of Terra Nova, son Peter 18y 4m, on Feb. 22, 1810.

Catharina Entz born Oehms of Terra Nova her dau. Anna 10y, on Oct. 23, 1810.

Arend Bickert (Nachbar) & Maria Dick of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Jacob, 5w, on Dec. 12, 1810.

Johann Goosen (Häcker) & Catharina Ham of Zeyer, son Johann 5 w. & 2 d., on Feb. 27, 1811.

Abraham Fast (Einsasse) & Agnetha Dick of Zeyer Vorder Kampen, dau. Anna 18 w., on Apr. 17, 1811.

Gerhard Martens (Mitnachbar) of Zeyer Vorderkampen, wife Maria 65 y, on Apr. 23, 1811.

Jacob Berg (Nachbar) & Catharina Berg of Ellerwald 2nd Trift, dau. Catharina11 w., on Jan. 5, 1812.

Elisabeth Wiens wife of Einwohner Heinrich Wiens from Koslowsky's property in Ellerwald 3rd Trift, 40 y., on Mar. 9, 1812.

Cornelius Dörcksen (Eigentumer) & Maria Martens of Zeyer Niedercampe, dau. Maria 9 y., on Mar. 13, 1812.

Widower Heinrich Wiens (Einwohner) of Koslowsky's property in Ellerwald 3rd Trift, son Heinrich 14 y., on Apr. 12, 1812.

Arend Bickert (Mitnachbar) & Maria Dick of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Maria 14 d., on Apr. 17, 1812.

Jacob Dick (Mitnachbar) of Zeyersche NiederCampe, 67 y., on May 12, 1812.

Abraham Thiessen (Mitnachbar) & Catharina Löwen of Ellerwald 5th Trift, dau. Maria 10 y., on May 30, 1812.

Gerhard Wiens (Pächter) of Stuba, wife Catharina born Löwen 38 y., on Nov. 23, 1812.

Widow Agatha Töws Einwohner died at Böhrend Brand's in Ellerwald 3rd Trift on Feb. 14, 1813, aged 73 y. & 8 m.

Gerhard Joost (Nachbar) of Ellerwald 5th Trift, wife Anna, born Friesen 59 y., on Feb. 18, 1813.

Maria Rempel unmarried, whose parents are deceased, at widow Agatha Penner of Ellerwald 4th Trift, 22 y., on Mar. 25, 1813.

Abraham Penner (Einwohner) in the house of Mitnachbar Johann Abramson of ???, 42 y., on Apr. 21, 1913.

Johann Wiebe (Nachbar) & Anna Blumenau of Zeyer Vordercampe, dau. Anna, 43 w., on Dec. 1, 1813.

Peter Wiens (Eigentumer) & Anna Thiessen of Zeyer VorderCampe, dau. Agatha 22 w., on Dec. 22, 1813.

[Note: two French soldiers, presumably of Napoleon's occupational army died in Zeyer in 1813]

Peter Wiens (Einsasse) of Zeyer vordercampe, 46 y., on Apr. 19, 1814.

Jacob Dick (Einsasse) & Christina Wall of Zeyer VorderCampe, dau. Elisabeth, at Johann Wiebe, 36 y., Dec. 2, 1814.

Jacob Wiebe (Nachbar) & Margaretha Berg of Ellerwald 5th Trift, son Jacob, 24 w. & 2 d., Mar. 3, 1815.

Gerhard Martens (Mitnachbar) of Zeyer VorderCampe, 71 y., on Apr. 19, 1815.

Heinrich Wall (Mitnachbar) widow Agnetha of Ladekoperfeld at her son-in-law Peter Fast (Pächter des Hacken Bude) in Fischer Campe, 70 y., on Oct. 12, 1815.

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