David Richert

David Richert

Birth
Poland
Death 24 May 1878 (aged 71)
Marion County, Kansas, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Private Famiy Plot
Memorial ID 167368716 · View Source
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David Richert was born in Gross Deutsch Konopath, Schwetz, West Prussia to Andreas Richert and Ancke Sparlings. He was the fourth of five children born to them. David married Sara Dirks on 1 November 1829 in Gross Deutsch Konpath, West Prussia. After the birth of their first child, Heinrich; David, Sara and baby Heinrich immigrated to Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia in 1832 and he raised their family there. He made his living as a farmer as did most in his village. He was elected to be mayor of Alexanderwohl in 1840. They had twelve children but only six survived to adulthood. Sarah died on 21 Jun 1864 in Alexanderwohl. David emigrated to America on the S.S."Cimbria" in the summer of 1874. With him were five of his six children, their spouses and 31 grandchildren. David died in Marion County, Kansas on 24 May 1878.


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  • Created by: JDR
  • Added: 24 Jul 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 167368716
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Richert (27 Oct 1806–24 May 1878), Find a Grave Memorial no. 167368716, ; Maintained by JDR (contributor 48992698) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Private Famiy Plot.