Born into a peasant family, he was the 13th of 16 children.
He was born in the region into a peasant family, one of eight children.
So far, only 55,000 peasant families have been assigned land.
Little is known of his youth and he might have been born to a peasant family.
He was the fifth of eight children in his peasant family.
Your generosity will go a long way in a peasant family.
He was the son of an ethnic German poor peasant family.
There lived more than 40 peasant families, a lot of them were poor and had to hire themselves out for work.
Nor did his eyes stray far from the peasant family.
At this time there were only 20 peasant families which increased to 598 living in about 200 houses by the 1820s.