Descendants of
Peter Heidebrecht

Earliest Known Ancestor of my Paternal Family Tree
(First 6 Generations)
1. Peter Heidebrecht m. Katharina/Catharina (Braun) Fast, b.1700/or 3/1721?, d. 11/11/1777 or?, 11/3/1782?, buried: Grossmausedorf, Grosswerder, Prussia. Peter died 11/ ?/1770, Krebsfelde, Prussia.

1.1. Jacob Heidebrecht b. abt.1747, m. Catharina Fast, d. Lichtenau, Molotschna, S. Russia. Jacob died 9/22/1785, Krebsfelde, Prussia. Catharina: Unruh (p.341) and the Heidebrecht book (p.28) agree that widow Heydebrecht migrated from Krebsfelde, Prussia to the Molotschna in 1803/4.

1.1.1. Cornelius Jacob Heidebrecht b. 1780, Krebsfelde, Prussia, m. Margaretha ......, b. 1786, Prussia, d. Russia. In 1808 census listed at Lichtenau #4, & said to come from Krebsfelde, Prussia The 1835 census also lists him at Lichtenau #4 Katharina Heidebrecht b. 11/ 9/1812, Lichtenau, Molotschna, South Russia, m. abt 1830, Johan Friesen, b. 3/15/1789, Kalteherberge, Prussia, (son of Abraham von Riesen and Margaretha Wiebe) d. 1/14/1840, Orloff, Molotschna. Plett's footnote says; she had a brother, Cornelius Heidbrecht, a well-to-do farmer living in Nikolaidorf, Russia during the 1880s. Her birth entry at Unruh, p.332 calls her "Catarina" & the 1835 census entry calls her "Margaretha."(per/H.F. Calg.) Johan: He was 15 at emigration in 1804 to Russia. Shortly after he md. Maria Klassen. He took over his father's Wirtshaft No.10 in Orloff; his sons referred to as "Orloffer Friesens." Cornelius H. Friesen b. 1/16/1832, m. 10/12/1857, Maria Hiebert, b. 4/21/1832, Russia, d. 10/ 5/1919, Beaver Flat, SK. Cornelius died 12/27/1911, Beaver Flat, SK. first Cdn immigrant. Plett says, born Jan/4/1832. Emigrated from Lichtfelde, Mol. in 1875 to Rosenort, MB. From there to Beaver Flat, SK. where they began again with several of children. Klaas Friesen b. 8/19/1858, Lichtfelde, S. Russia, m. 11/28/1880, in Rosenort, MB., Anna Warkentin, b. 7/ 5/1859, Fishau, Russia, (daughter of Heinrich Warkentin and Justina Enns) d. 12/23/1921, Beaver Flat,SK., buried: homestead plot. Klaas died 3/17/1932, Beaver Flat, SK. Cornelius Friesen b. 10/12/1867, Ohrloff, Russia, occupation butcher, m. 6/26/1897, in Manitoba, Helena Toews, b. 2/19/1878, (daughter of Wilhelm Toews and Katharina Remple) d. 12/17/1941, Herbert, SK., buried: Herbert Community Cemetery. Cornelius died 8/28/1922, Herbert, SK., buried: 8/31/1922, Herbert Community Cemetery. Helena: I have fit her in because the parents' names match from the Bergthal Book. Margaret Friesen b. 5/26/1872, Russia (K&KI), m. ?, Abram Hiebert, b. 9/24/1871, (son of Abram Hiebert and Maria Nickel) d. 11/14/1929. Margaret died 1940. She came to Manitoba, Canada in 1874 with her parents, & lived in the Rosenort district, where she met Abram Hiebert. In 1907 the Hieberts came to Herbert, to homestead. He retired in 1934 to Chilliwack, B.C. Woodbine St. Abram: note: K&KI had this death date for his son, Abe. and 1948 as this man's death could be a mistake somewhere? Johan Friesen b. 5/26/1872, m. 12/10/1899, Agata Hiebert, b. 3/ 1/1879, Manitoba, (daughter of Abram Hiebert and Maria Nickel) d. 1/20/1946. Johan died 7/ ?/1944. Agata: She was sister to Abram Hiebert who married Johan's twin, Margaret. Double wedding. The Friesens lived at Plum Coulee,MB. before homesteading at Ravenscraig, & later moving to Gull Lake, SK. Both died in Chilliwack. Klaas Friesen b. 18. ?. Heinrich Friesen. David Friesen. Margaretha Friesen.

Ruth Marlene Friesen

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Dad's Friesens
or Mom's Friesens
Early Veers
Immigrant Veers
Heinrich Loewen

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