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| GRIMM | GROSSLIEBENTALGROSSLIEBENTAL COLONIESGROSSLIEBENTAL DISTRICT | GROSSWERDER
| GRÜNAU / GRUENAU | GRÜNTAL / GRUENTALGÜLDENDORF / GUELDENDORF |

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GALICIA   top
Description of region

Three issues of "Galician Grapevine" Newsletter (January 1983; June 1983; Fall Winter 1983)

"Galician . New Works. Echoes from USA", by Glen Linscheid with Lorin Epp

"Ancestral Hometowns", history of region with bibliography

Brief information from GER-RUS Listserve on researching this area

Gleanings from the Galician Immigrant Descendants, September 1, 1982

GALKA, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-7, 5022 N 45 47 E

"Remembrances of Christian Kerbs of Galka on the Volga in Russia", contains list of village inhabitants

Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages

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

The Lower Volga Villages Project information

Extracts from 1857 census

Correspondence regarding village inhabitants

Two lists of people moving to villages from 1788 to 1798

The Lower Volga Village Sheets Vol. XI #2 Nov. 2004

Surname Index of the 1798 Galka Census donated by Janet Flickinger

Samll article by Takeo Suzuki, Socio Economic Pitcute of a a German Colony Village in Tsarist Russia: Galka Village on the Volga.

Bernhardt Family Information from Gary Martens 8pgs.

Galka Church Records.  Submitted by Gary Schneider.  24 pgs.

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.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

Galka: "The Kerbs Connection with Galka-Russia, Galka (Ust-Kulalinka) Saratov Volga Russia" - Dorothy (Kerbs) Younkin, 200 James St., Edmonds, WA 98020

 

GATTUNG aka (ZUG), SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant F-1

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

1834 List of Heads of Household

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

GERMANY  top   
"Places of Russian immigration Recruitment" by Klaus Peter Decker

List of emigrants from Hesse to Russia

Various immigration and marriage lists from Germany, 1766

The German Migration to the East by Jerry Frank and FEEFHS. Journal Vol. 7, #1 and 2. Donated by Sam Braumgard.

CD containing Saratov Church Papers and Usingen, Germany Church Records. Please see Saratov, Volga File. Donated by Sally Zitzer.

Locating German Parishes

Rohrbach bei Laundau, Germany.  An article by Burgermeister Hans Pfiester. German text. Donated by Lavern Huber.

Eppenrod location submitted by Frederic Christian Reuter

Alphabetical listing of Russian Volga Villages and their origins for ancestors in Germany

Map with location of Winzenheim

Volga German Genealogy submitted Vern Bielman July 17, 1986

Hannemann family history aus Schoneberg in Pommern. German text. 42 pgs.

Packet from 2006 Landsmannschaft containing 10 items:

1. Volk auf dem Weg Magazine. German text. 
2. 200 Jahre Ansiedlund der Deutschen im Schwarzmeergebeiet. German text 
3. Deutsche aus Russland gestern und heute Magazine. 
4. Landsmannschart der Deutschen aus Russland e.V. brochure. German text 
5. 29 bundestreffen brochure. German text 
6. Bruckenpfeiler brochure. German text 
7. Kooperationsabkommen. 2pgs. German text 
8. Liste deutsche-russischer Stadteparnerschaften. 3pgs. German text. 
9. Internationale Partnerschaftskonferenz der russlanddeutschen Dachverbande Teilnehmerliste (Ausland). 2pgs. German text. 
10. Teilnehmerliste. 1 pg.

Zwischen den Kulturen. magazine 2002. German text.

Junge Aussiedler in Baden- Wurttemberg. German text.

Zuwanderung das neue Gesetz. German text.

Merkblatt fur Aus- und Ubersiedler uber Leistungen der gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung fur Arbeitsunfalle und Berufskrakheiten im Herkunftsland. German text.

Information fur Aussiedler aus der Sowjetunion. German text.

1954-1994 40 Jahre Patenschaft. German text.

Wegweiser fur Spataussiedler. German text.

Speech of G. Martens, Chairman of the ICGC at 1st International Conference of the Russian Germans in Wiesbaden, May 27, 2007.

Copy of the Frankfuter Allegmeine Zeitung, dated Samstag, Mai 1979 Seite 3. Sent by Albert Muth. 3pgs.

Deutsche in Russland - 200 Jahre Unterwegs.  Donated by Anneliese Johnson. 26 pgs. German text.

Article from Deutsche Studien, Sept 1971 titles Nich mehr die Letzten unter den "Gleichen Die Deutschen in der Sowjetunion-wie sie schreiben und dicten." Written by Peter Nasarski.

Information on village of Bierstadt from Dr. Peter Feuerstein. 1 pg.

GLÜCKSTAL / GLUECKSTAL COLONIES, BLACK SEA   top

Newspaper article describing conditions in colonies

List of families which appear in original list of "Nominal Roll of the Glückstal Colony for the year 1818" with listing of articles which appear in Record Group 6, Inventory 1 and 2, as well as Record Group 252, Inventory 1, prepared by RAGAS

Information on joining Glückstal Colonies Research Association

Index of AHSGR and GRHS articles relating to Glückstal Colonies with suggested reading list

List of various Black Sea parishes according to St. Petersburg records with report of parish records extraction projects

Excerpt from Gazetteer of Eastern Europe

Glückstal Colonies Research Association update on St. Petersburg records

List of microfilms available for research regarding colonies

Selected birth, marriage and death data from Glückstal Colonies St. Petersburg records

1990, 1993, 1994 report of Glückstal Colonies Research Association

Glückstal Colonies Research Association Newsletter, v. 4 #1

Record Group T81, Historical Archive 3, National German Socialist Worker Party, Deutsches Auslandsinstitut, Reel 636. Includes hand drawn maps of Olginowo, Bergdorf, Glückstal and lists Gluckstal colonies the families inhabiting these Mother Colonies.

Glückstal Researchers. Cross Index of Surnames

List of pastors and schoolmasters for colonies, 1884-1915

List of district and village administrators with population lists,1881-1915

List of villages in Glückstal, Bergdorf and Kassel parishes with population lists from 1809-1919

Names from the Census Lists of the Glückstal Colonies

List of district villages with present name and coordinates of location

Alphabetized list of inhabitants of the Glückstal Colonies

List of files purchased and published by GCRA

List of Pixel Picture websites for Gluckstal, Shitomar, Bessarabia, Gross Liebental areas, compiled by Herb Poppke.

Gluckstal colonies Emigration list from "The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862", by Karl Stumpp

The following records were obtained by AHSGR from RAGAS:

Record Group 252, inventory 1, file#643

Record Group 6, inventory 27, file 9374

Record Group 6, inventory 2, file 9411

Record Group 252, inventory ?, file 470

Information obtained by Glückstal Colonies Research Association, not available for distribution:

Record Group 252, inventory 1, file 461

Record Group 252, inventory 1, file 243

Record Group 6, file 1023

Familien Liste

Map of village submitted by Helena Albrecht

GLÜCKSTAL, GLUECKSTAL, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant A-5, 47 12 N 29 22 E

Hand-drawn map of village, ca. 1942, submitted by Helena Albrecht

1858 Census - 2 Versions: 

1. Translated and published by Glückstal Colonies Research Association for AHSGR & GRHS.
2. Joint project of AHSGR & GRHS.

Gluckstal Foto Album 1993 - Herb Poppke, photographer. Ask to View.

Pre-1910 Death Records for Russian-born Denver residents. List compiled by Gerald E. Shepard and donated by Richard Sandmeier.

This village has a Newsletter.  Please ask librarian for assistance in seeing the copies.  Published twice yearly starting  1987.  

GNADAU, CAUCASUS   top
1996 Report of Village Research Coordinator
GNADENFELD, MOLOTSCHNA   top

Map of village from Heimatbuch 1963

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

The Journey to Freedom by Hildegard Penner Wasnick.

1857 Census Surnames from Brent Mai

 

GNADENTAL, BESSARABIA   top
1848 History of village

Brief history and geographical report on village

List of families who immigrated to village, 1830-33

Information on Dayss family

Land decision for Jacob Wagner. Translated by Alexander Dupper. Donated by Irma Waggoner

Withdrawal of membership from Church. Donated by Virginia Less 1998. German text with partial English translation. See: Blumenfeld File.

Personal Buch 1834 29 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

Kirchspiel 1834-1855 See: Sarata Village File

Gestorben list 1857-1891 2 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

1857 Census Surnames from Brent Mai

GNADENTAU, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant E-6, 50 30 N 46 31 E

1995, 1996 Reports of Village Research Coordinator

List of surnames of known village inhabitants

Extracts from 1857 census

List of original settlers from Jeruslan Nachrichten

Information on the Koch/Cook family of Bayard, NE area. 1 pg. Donated by Frederick Hart.

Information on the Peter Schreiner family.  10 pgs.

GÖBEL / GOEBEL, VOLGA   top
Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.

Article from Neues Leben

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

The five entries of census information on settlers born in the Gobel colony (from 1747 to 1850), translated by Ruth Freehling, donated by Helen Philbert.

EWZ Records for Klemens Haberkorn born April 28, 1924. 3 pgs. German text

EWZ Records for Jakob Haberkorn born July 6, 1917. 3 pgs. German text.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

1834 Goebel village census donated by Rosemary Larson

 

GRAF, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map #6, Quadrant E-3, 51 29 N 46 40 E

Hand drawn map of village, circa 1930

1766 List of village inhabitants

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

Original Settler List for Colony of Herzog/Susly, Dated 14 July 1766.  See Herzog Village File.

Original Settlers list for Graf, dated 10 June 1766.  English and Cyrillic.

Information for Christian Tonadt and wife Anna Margaretha in the year 1767.  1 pg.  Donated by Marion F. Wasinger.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

GRIMM, SARATOV, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 53 N 45 29 E

1996 Report of Village Research Coordinator

1775 List of colonists able to farm, Fond 283, file 172

1767 List of settlers

Alphabetical list of surnames compiled from 1775 and 1798 census of village

"Recollections of My Journey out of Grimm, Russia to America" by Emilie Schmidt

"Kerb Among the Volga Germans" by Alma Stahf

"Tracking our Grimm ancestors back into Germany" by Richard McGregor

"My Home Village Grimm" by Jacob Schmal received from Myron Fritzler 1994

Alphabetical listing of Grimm inhabitants

Names of families residing in Grimm, statistical report of Volga colonies and history and description of village

Information regarding Grimm cemetery with list of Grimm descendants

1912 Map of village

Copies of photographs from village

Three Articles from German language newspapers regarding village

Extracts from 1798 census listing inhabitants entering village between 1788-1798. See Galka or Stephan file for entire file.

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

Reports from first tour to Saratov region and village of Grimm

Extracts of 1850, 1857, and 1897 census of Grimm for the Schmick family, extracted by RAGAS

Extracts from 1816, 1835, 1850, and 1857 census lists for Zulauf, Lefler, and Schaefer families

The Grimm Newsletter, Summer 1996, March 1997

Two Maps of regions settled by Germans

Information on Schlotthauer family origins

Extract from 1978 Clues, Grim Settlers, est 1767

Information on Village life, provided by Rev. Jakob Eichorn; copies of photographs from village

Correspondence regarding Village history and information regarding Staehle, Feile, Fritzler, Dumler families

Ancestors of Henry Schmick Jr. donated by Dennis Gillig

Russian Passport for Johann Heinrich Erdmann and Elisabeth nee Schafer with translations and accompanying letter donated by Chuck Rateike

Ahnentafel of Rahel (Fritzler) Kindsvater donated by Dottie Momany

Ahnentafel of Heinrich Fritzler donated by Dottie Momany

Ahnentafel of Lydia (Mersch) Fritzler donated by Dottie Momany

Picture of Fritzlers or Freis who came to America

Pictures from Grimm donated by Melnik Leonota of Saratov area

Pictures taken in 1930 in Sheboygan, WI of Brothers of Prayer Meeting

Hartmann/Erdmann family information. 1 chart.

Original Settler List for Colony of Herzog/Susly, Dated 14 July 1766.  See Herzog Village File.

Family chart on man Hartmann who took the wife's name of Erdmann to inherit land.

Information on the Stoll/Schmidt families of Grimm. Donated by Tracey Stoll. 10 pgs.

Article on Eva Waag Rommel from Grimm.  From the Dr. Paul Reitzer Collection.

GROSSLIEBENTAL, ODESSA  top
1848 History of village

Map of village from Heimatbuch 1956

Article from Mitteilungsblatt

List of Pixel picture websites for Gluckstal, Zhitomir, Bessarabia, Gross Liebental areas, compiled by Herb Poppke

Extract from 1858 census:
Widow Heysel/Helsel, Georg Schteynhilber/Steinhilber; Georg & Jakob Oksner/Oshsner; Jakob & Michael Hepper;  Jakob and Christian Vollmer/Folmer

GROSSLIEBENTAL COLONIES   top
Description of villages with suggested reading list

"Conditions in Grossliebental and Odessa"

GROSSLIEBENTAL DISTRICT, ODESSA   top
List of villages in district

"Grossliebental" excerpt from Walkers of Wilhelmstal

1991 report of present state of Grossliebental, Josephstal, Neuberg and Peterstal villages

List of immigrants from Neeweiler, Alsace to Russia

Kleinliebental Village Project surname listing

Description and history of Kleinliebental

GROSSWERDER, SAPOROSHJE, UKRAINE   top
1848 Village history

Information on Georg Massold, from the Dorfkarte. 3 pgs

Plot map of Grosswerder as drawn by Elisabeth Scheck, Martha Scheck, Alexander Oborowsky and Morris Knorr as taken from the book, German/Catholic Courage.  From the Steppes to the Prairies, The Life and Times of Adam Knorr 1870-1952.  By Morris Knorr 95 & 96.  Three pages.

GRÜNAU / GRUENAU, EKATERINOSLAV   top
1848 Village history

Index of St. Petersburg microfilms from village, 1833-1875

History and description of parish Gruenau

Correspondence from Ewald Böhm (in German)

List of Marienpol/Grunau colonies in the Molotschna district, with map of region

Grunau Marriage Records, 1833-1885

GRÜNTAL / GRUENTAL, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTRICT   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region
GÜLDENDORF / GUELDENDORF, GROSSLIEBENTAL, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant D-7, 46 37 N 30 46 E

1848 Village history

Village Coordinator Reports: 2008

"Güldendorf Russia History"

Description of villages in Grossliebental Colonies with suggested reading list

Correspondence from members regarding village

Map of village (Collective Farm named Rosa Luxemburg)

List of villagers Kolektiv Rosa Luxemberg, 1928-1930; Kolektiv Ernest Tellmann 1928-1930

Addendum to Family Renz for village. Donated by Elsa Renz Vogel. 2pg



GALICIAGALKAGATTUNG aka (ZUG)GERMANY | GLÜCKSTAL / GLUECKSTAL COLONIES |
| GLÜCKSTAL / GLUECKSTALGNADAUGNADENFELDGNADENTALGNADENTAUGÖBEL / GOEBEL | GRAF |
| GRIMM | GROSSLIEBENTALGROSSLIEBENTAL COLONIESGROSSLIEBENTAL DISTRICT | GROSSWERDER
| GRÜNAU / GRUENAU | GRÜNTAL / GRUENTALGÜLDENDORF / GUELDENDORF |

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