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DEGOTT, VOLGA   top
List of village inhabitants until 1929

Hand drawn map of village

1991 report on present state of village

German correspondence pertaining to village

List of villages in Canton Kamenka with suggested reading list and map of region

Schamber family census, donated by Bernice Williams

DEHLER, VOLGA   top
Map of village from Heimatbuch 1966

List of villages in Canton Kukkus with suggested reading list and map of region

Short letter from M. Stoessel to Jo Ann Kuhr-in German, 3/5/90

DENNEWITZ, BESSARABIA   top
Map 1, Quadrant C-9, 45 53 N 29 18 E

Excerpt from Heimatkalender der Bessarabiandeutschen, 1984, containing 1848 description and history of village

Hand-drawn map of village, ca. 1940, submitted by Carol Harless

History of Dennewitz, from Heimatbuch der Bessarabiendeutschen (translated into English). Submitted by Carol Harless.

Photos of Dennewitz, 1996. Submitted by Carol Harless.

DERMANKE, VOLYNSK, UKRAINIAN VOLHYNIA   top
Map 3, Quadrant, B-5, 50 16 N 27 21 E

Database printout for Middle Poland and Polish Volhynia for surnames Peter and Schneider

Village Research Coordinator reports for 1992, 1994-96

Hand drawn map of village

Village Coordinator Report for 2004 submitted by Ruth Freehling

Correspondence from Ruth Freehling with Jan Pavelis October 2000 

Correspondence from Ruth Freehling with Jim McDermott February 2001

Correspondence from Ruth Freehling with Robert Kehle July 2003 

Correspondence from Ruth Freehling with Reinhard Langhof Sept. 2005

Correspondence from Ruth Freehling with Dr. Frank Stewner Aug. 2006

DIETEL, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 54 N 45 10 E

Hand drawn map of village, circa 1900-1926

Hand drawn map of village, circa 1923

Immigration list of German men to Dietel in 1767

"The German Colonies on the Volga", California Vorwärts, May 1932

List of people interested in Dietel, compiled by Col. H. Ruff, San Antonio, Texas

List of village inhabitants’ names from 1900-1923

Excerpt from Dietel Newsletter, v. 1, #2, December 1993

"Migration of the Reichel Family, 1921", by Alma Brunner Gerbitz

Founding information for village with suggested reading list

Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.

Correspondence from members containing information on village

List of colonies in province with founding information and suggested reading list

Marriage certificate of Jacob Michael of Dietel and Margaret Bauer of Norka 1905 donated by John and Carolyn Groh

Photos taken in Dietel in 1999 of German-Russian, Maria Koch Reichel, still living in village donated by Joanne Mill

Letter from Elizabeth Walters

Information on Johann Seibel and Fredrick Simon families donated by Phil to Joann Kuhr

Confirmation Records for 1922 & 1923 for Dietel

Lists of Heads of Residences in Cyrilllic

Busch name from 1834 census. 2 pgs.

Ancestery of Banger/Batt family of Dietel.  Submitted by Pett Carvalho.

Letter about the Kramers.  3 pgs German text.

Obituary of Eva Ruff born 1866.  1 pg. From the Dr. Paul Reitzer Collection.

Letter to Carolyn King from Katharina Reisich of Dietel.  10 pgs German and English Text.

DINKEL, SARATOV, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant D-4, 51 02 N 46 06 E

List of original settlers, 1767

Hand drawn map of village

List of villages in Canton Kukkus with suggested reading list and map of region

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

DOBRINKA, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-7, 50 18 N 45 42 E

Information on Rusch and Weber families from village

Address for contact in Germany for information on village

List of information requested from Russia by members

Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.

Correspondence from members with information on village

List of villages in Canton Kamenka with suggested reading list and map of region

The Lower Volga Villages Project information

The Lower Volga Villages Sheet (11-01)

Information on Schlotthaur family origins, dated October 1984

Information on Kause/Clauser family of Dobrinka, donated by Arliss Hoskins,

Ein Informations—Blat vom Jahre 1931

Sheboygan, WI, Ebenezer Church Records Index, A, B, C—incomplete

Canada Border Crossings (physical descriptions of German colonists from Dobrinka), donated by Arliss Klauser Hoskins

Ebenezer of Sheboygan church records, donated by Arliss Klauser Hoskins

Canada research information and volunteer

Village group project information, donated by Arliss Klauser Hoskins

Birth certificate of Amalia Wolf donated by John and Carolyn Groh

Parish certificate of Johann Georg Graf donated by John and Carolyn Groh

Surname Index of the 1798 Dobrinka Census donated by Janet Flickinger

Birth certificate for Fredrich Steinle 

Index to 1798 Census

Alien transport papers for Conrad Killing/Kehling and family joining brother in Lincoln, Ne. Village mentioned Dated May 23, 1923. 3 pgs.

Letter from David Schulz from Russia. Johannes and Konrad Kehling mentioned.Village mentioned German text. 1 page

Letter from Barbara Schneider dated October 30, 1924 from Kukkus. Johannes Kehling mentioned. Village mentioned German text. 1 page

EWZ Record for Ida Kissner Holzmann born January 1, 1892 .1pg German text

Neue Erkenntnisse Zur Auswanderund Nach Russland 1766 by Ella Gieg. 20 pgs German text.

Ancestrial Pedigree Chart for Alexander Bauer.

Movement from Dobrinka to other colonies from the 1857 Dobrinka Census.  Submitted by Rachel Smith.

This village is part of the Lower Volga Village Project.  This village is included in the Lower Volga Village Newsletter.  First published as the Driespitz, Muehlberg, Shchebakova Sheet 1994-1998.  Published twice yearly as the Lower Volga Village Sheet.  Ask librarian for its location.

Travel Papers for Berlin family on North German Lloyd Line. Oct. 1911, 1 pg German text.

E-mail site for the Kabobel family from Dobrinka from Heide Langenbeck. 2pgs

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

Website for the Kabobel family.  2pgs.  donated by Heide Langenbeck.

 

 

 

DOBRUDSCHA   top

Thementag in Freiburg, July 2013 issue

Dobrudschadeutsche Ortsnamen in Rumanien..

 
DONAUSCHWABEN   top
Map of German settlements within former Hungarian boundaries

Map of German settlements in Eastern Europe from 11th to 19th centuries

Map of German speaking areas in East Central Europe

Woodcut from 1981 Donauschwaben Calendar

Articles from The Milwaukee Journal on Donauschwabens

Article (German) on ethnic Germans in Romania

 

DÖNHOF / DOENHOF, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-4, 51 00 N 45 29 E

1980, 1982, May 1996, and 1998 Reports by Village Research Coordinator

Description of village by former inhabitants - Donhof, a la Minkh

Hand drawn maps of village (3)

List of people interested in Dönhof / Doenhof

Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.

"The German Colonies on the Volga", California Vorwärts, May 1932

"The Volga Germans, In Russia and the Americas from 1763 to the Present", by Fred Koch

1914 census of German-Russian communities in Lincoln, Nebraska, listing those from Dönhof

Information on former village residents from Mrs. Eva Katherine Altergott and Peter Stoll of Windsor, CO

Map of village

Henry Schenkel's information about people he knew in Dönhof / Doenhof, submitted by Henry and Iola Lichtenwald

Information on Dönhof research, submitted by Col. Henry Ruff

Page from Dönhof Church Registry, Marriages, 1846, and 1897

Index Map of German Settlement Areas in USSR

Map of Countries of Origin, Migration routes and areas of Settlement (1763-1861) of the Volga and Black Sea Germans in the Mother Colonies

Looking Back by Mary Stormberger, as told by Pat Breiden

List of Names of those colonists able to Farm with information on seed grain, April 1775

Donhoff – as told by Peter Stoll

Excerpts from a letter received from Klaus Bohl on March 1, 1995

Map of village (about 1900-1926). Donated by D. B. Schwartzkopf

Information from RFA on Gomer Family who went to Orloff

List of passengers from the SS Trave Bremen Germany to N.Y. arriving 16 April 1887 donated by Ethel Lock

Parochial Certificate for Friedrich Steinmark family (Cyrill, German, English)

Information on Altergott family donated by Ruth Midcap

Kaiser family information donated by Delores Schwartz

S.S. Trave from Bremen to New York partial passenger list . Surname of Ferduback, Michael. Donated by Ethel Lock. 1 page

Phillip Keller article from Farmland News, Archbold, Ohio, May 1984 and other items. 10 pg

Copy of 1840 Church Record of Births and Baptisms. Fathers name is inked out on 7 entries but has mother's name and sponsors names. German text. 1 pg

1897 copy of church record for Marriage Bands. Cyrillic and some German text. Names of males blacken out except for Kaiser and Stoll. 1pg.

Jacob Eichler family information:

  1. 1857 Census
  2. 1774 Registration
  3. 1852 Church Records
  4. 1884 Church Records
  5. 1885 Death Records of Margaretha Eichler Eberhardt
  6. 1835 Death Records of Johann Georg Eichler
  7. 1882 Death Record of Georg Heinrich Eichler
  8. Church Record of Johann Ludwig Eichler and Anna Margaretha Wolf marriage 1873.

1798 registration of Adam Schwarzkopf and wife Maria Margarte and her brothers Johann Jacob and Johann Georg.

Johann George Deines family information

Jacob Kaiser family information

Peter Kramer family information.  Donated by Marie Boelestorff.  9pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

 

DREI (a.k.a. LUGANSK), PAVLODAR DISTRICT, KAZAKHSTAN    top

Article "Szenen aus Lugansk im Kasachstan" published in Heimatbuch 1997/1998.

 

DREISPITZ, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-7, 50 21 N 45 40 E

1995 & 1996 Village Research Coordinator report with summary of village newsletter for 1994-1995

"The Dreispitz, Mühlberg/Shcherbakovka Sheet", Vol. 1 No. 1, June 1994

Description of village with suggested reading list

List of surnames of village inhabitants

Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.

List of villages in Canton Kamenka with suggested reading list and map of region

Partial church records indicating genealogies of Klein, Müller and Rupp families (see also HOLSTEIN file for Schulz genealogy information)

Müller genealogical chart

Correspondence from Germany pertaining to village from Alexander Herbel

The Lower Volga Villages Project information

Remembrances of Christian Kerbs, 5-18-1990

Map, Water ravine, Water Sprite

Picture of group from Dreispitz refugees in Germany, from Glenn Muehler

Information on Schlotthauer family origins, dated October 1984

The Lower Volga Villages Sheet (11-01)

Parish records of Evangelical Lutheran Church 1885 of Anna Elizabeth Hopp donated by John and Carolyn Groh

Surname Index of the 1798 Dreispitz Census donated by Janet Flickinger

Traveling papers of David Schemmer donated by Mary Hockenbarger

Alien transport papers for Conrad Killing/Kehling and family joining brother in Lincoln, Ne. Village mentioned Dated May 23, 1923. 3 pgs.

Letter from David Schulz from Russia. Johannes and Konrad Kehling mentioned. Village of Dreispitz mentioned German text. 1 page

Letter from Barbara Schneider dated October 30, 1924 from Kukkus. Johannes Kehling mentioned. Village of Drespitz mentioned. German text. 1 page

Steinle and Heinze surnames from the 1834, 1850 and 1858 Census. Submitted by Rachel Smith, VC. 4 pages.

Canadian website information. Donated by Rachel Smith, VC.

1798 Dreispitz Index donated by Rachel Smith

Index of Dreispitz Census for the years of 1834, 1850 and 1858. Donated by Rachel Smith.

Information on the family of Gottfried Muller and Marie Sophia Beisel family.

Movement from Dobrinka to other colonies from the 1857 Dobrinka Census.  Submitted by Rachel Smith.

Beisel family of Dreispitz.  Submitted by Rachel Smith. 5pgs.

This village is part of the Lower Volga Village Project.  This village is included in the Lower Volga Village Newsletter.  First published as the Driespitz, Muehlberg, Shchebakova Sheet 1994-1998.  Published twice yearly as the Lower Volga Village Sheet.  Ask librarian for its location.

2 Letters and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Fred May Family and wife and her family Herbel, Feit.  German text 14 pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

 

DURLACH, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTRICT   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region


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