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KAISERDORF | KAISERTALKAMENKACANTON KAMENKA | KAMYSHIN | KANAKANDELKANEAUKARLSRUHE, ODDESSA |
| KARLSRUHE,CRIMEAKARLSRUHE, PRISCHIB COLONIES | KARLSTALKARLSWALDEKASSEL | KatharinenfeldKATHARINENTAL |
 | KATHARINENSTADTCANTON KATHARINENSTADTKATZBACHKAUTZ | KELLERKELLERSHEIM | KIND
| KIRCHWALD | KLEIN | KLEINLIEBENTAL  | KLSTITZKHLER | KOLBKONSTANTINOVKAKPPENTALKOSTHEIM |
| KRAFT | KRASNA | KRASNOYAR | KRASSNORITSCHKA | KRATZKEKRONENTAL  | KRONSFELD  | KRONSGARTEN |
| KRONSTALKRONSWEIDE | KUCHURGAN COLONIESKUKKUS KULIGEN / KULIGE | KULMKUTTER |

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KAISERDORF, ODESSA   top
1848 Village History
KAISERTAL, ZAPOROZHYE   top
Map of village from Heimatbuch 1957
KAMENKA, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-6, 50 42 N 45 06 E

Excerpt from Deutscher Volks Kalender fr Stadt und Land, by Konrad Keller

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

Information on village inhabitants compiled by Bruno Schfer of Bonn, Germany and submitted by his cousin, Robert Keberle (awaiting translation)

Report of current conditions of village from Dean Engroff, October 1999.

Excerpt from German Colonies on the Volga in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, by Dr. Igor Pleve, for the village of Kamenka

Bahl Researchby Russian researchers donated by Pat Lowe

Obituary for Dorothy Esther Chance Jacobs. 2 pgs.

Information on Andreas Meder Family.  Donated by Gustavo Martinez. 1 pg. Spanish text.

Information on the family of Franz Xavier Schafer born 1745 and Margaret Dietz born 1749.

Information on Meder-Polack/Polalak/Bolack family from Maria Martinez, 2 pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

CANTON KAMENKA, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Kamenka with suggested reading list and map of region

Report by Dean Engroff of 1993 visit to region

History and description of village in German

Death record extracts from church records, primarily for Stremel surname

Brief description of Famine of colony and list of Founders and writers of Kamenka colony donated by Martha Isinghoff

Kamenka Colony Forefathers compiled by Dr. Igor Pleve

KAMYSHIN, SARATOV, VOLGA   top

Map 6, Quadrant B-8, 50 06 N 45 24 E

Pictures of Evangelical Church

Pictures of congregation after worship

KANA, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant E-7, 50 26 N 46 38 E

Information on resettlement to Kana, compiled by Vlad Soshnikov of RAGAS, submitted by Betty Ashley

Death certificate for Jacob Elessner donated by John and Carolyn Groh

Certificates from Book of Births for Heinrich Bill, son of Heinrich Bill and Elizabeth Bill dated April 13, 1908 donated by John and Carolyn Groh

1857 Census Surnames from Brent Mai

KANDEL, KUCHURGAN, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant B-7, 46 39 N 29 58 E

Description and history of village in German, II. Auflage 1985

List of villages in Kuchurgan Colonies with suggested reading list and map of region compiled by Arthur Flegel and Carol Harless

Map of village, ca. 1944. Submitted by Orpha Fessler.

Images of St. Michaels Church of Kandel and church of Assumption in Selz. Images of vineyards between Selz and Kandel. Submitted by Orpha Fessler.

See Strassburg, Kuchurgan, Odessa. EWZ57 films AA3342-EWZ57-S007 and AA3342-EWZ57-S0079 listings. Donated by Kathy Mangold. 33 pages.

Bischoff Lineage from Diane Bennin on Kutschurgan Serv List

KANEAU, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant E-2

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

KARLSRUHE, ODESSA  top
Map of village from Heimatbuch 1962

Catholic Index Beresan District. From Dale Wahl. 27 pgs

Information on Karlsruhe, Katharinetal, Christina museum from Valerie Ingram

KARLSRUHE, CRIMEA   top
German correspondence pertaining to village
KARLSRUHE, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTR   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region
KARLSTAL, GROSSLIEBENTAL, ODESSA  top
Map 2, Quadrant C-7, 46 33 N 30 10 E

Excerpted from "Familien - und Sippenbuch, Hoffnungstal, Bessarabien," by Albert Eisenbeiss, translated by James Gessele, as printed in Hoffnungstal Bessarabia Newsletter, vol. 3 issue 2

KARLSWALDE, UKRAINIAN VOLHYNIA   top
Map 3, Quadrant A-5

2 maps of village. Submitted by Claire Krause.

A Brief History of Karlswalde, a German Village in Russia: Ancestral Home of the German Population of Village Hill, Lebanon, 1872-1921, by Claire Krause

The Infamous Pelznickle of Lebanon, by Claire Krause

Copy of the Karlswalde Web Pages:

1. Introduction
2. History

KASSEL, GLCKSTAL, ODESSA, KHERSON   top
Map 2, Quadrant B-5, 47 05 N 29 37 E

Kassel Flood Damages 1830

Article from the Hessenland July 1931 aus Marburg. Johann Heinrich Fuchs, ein Wolgadeutchser aus Niederhess.  German text, 15 pgs.

Katharinenfeld, Luxemburg, South Caucasus   top
Der Zerstorungstag der kaukasischen Schwaabenkolonie Katherinenfeld. (The day of destruction of the village of Schwabian Colony Katharinenfeld in the Kakkus. ) 3 pages German text.
KATHARINENTAL, BEREZAN, ODESSA  top
Katherinental, Beresan District, Odessa 1858 census, joint project of AHSGR & GRHS.

Information on Katharinetal, Karlsruhe, Christina museums from Valerie Ingram

KATHARINENSTADT, SAMARA, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant E-2, 51 42 N 46 46 E

Photo of Lutheran church and other noteworthy locations in city

1776 census of city

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

Pictures of buildings in the village

Information on the Peter Beilmann family donated by Vern Beilman 1984.

List of persons who were shot on August 5, 1938.  Donated by Rosemary Larson. 2pgs.

CANTON KATHARINENSTADT, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region
KATZBACH, AKKERMAN, BESSARABIA   top
Map 1, Quadrant C-8, 46 03 N 29 12 E

1848 Village history

From the Staats Anzeiger, dated 11 October 1940, deaths and news from the village of Katzbach and Kronstadt donated by Herb Poppke

Gestorbene list for 1834-1897 6 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

KAUTZ, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 54 N 45 07 E

List of colonies in Canton Frank with suggested reading list and map of region

Village Coordinator reports for 1995, 1996 & 1997

Statistics and historical information on village, submitted by Elaine Frank Davison

May 1997 update on purchase of information from Russia, by Elaine Frank Davison

How AHSGR helped me locate my family in Russia and Germany, by Elaine Frank Davison

My Journey Through Time, by Elaine Frank Davison

Kautz Newsletter, June 1999

Letter of Intention for Naturalization for Jacob (Bopp) Popp

Information on Village translated by Max Maximov

Latest copy of Our People from Kautz. Please ask Librarian to view Disk. May not be copied. Donated by Michael Frank, village coordinator.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

KELLER, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Seelman with suggested reading list and map of region
KELLERSHEIM, ODESSA   top
Photos and description of village in 1993 with map
KIND, VOLGA   top
Map 6 Quadrant E-1,  47 N, 51 45 E

Photos and description of village

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

Information on David and Amelia Koppel. Written by Alexander Koppel. Shared by Sharon White. 2 pg.

Immigrant Passenger Arrival information for Kind. Donated by William Pickelhaupt

2008 Coordinators Report

Russian Video address to the program Wait for Me on Russian TV.  About Alexander Gerber family.  Submitter Bill Pickelhaupt.

KIRCHWALD, ZAPOROZHYE   top
1848 History of village
KLEIN WERDER, SAPOROSHJE, UKRAINE   top
Information for Johannes Knorr, Catholic 3 pgs
KLEINLIEBENTAL, ODESSA   top
Image of church in village with brief description in German

Kleinliebental Village Project reports

Correspondence from Germany pertaining to village

Kleinliebental Surname Search

Information on Rochus Hardy. John Heintz, Kutschurgan group. GRHS. 1pg.

KLSTITZ, BESSARABIA   top
List of LDS microfilms for village marriages for years 1854-1880

The Map of the Agricultural Property #9 of the Klostitz colony, donated by Dale Wahl

Kirchspiels 1854-1858 3 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

KOEHLER, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-6, 50 34 N 45 23 E

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

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

Map of village

Inventory for files of the Village of Koehler held at the Volgograd Archives. (Inventory list is in written in Russian.)

Article from Art Flegel sent in 2003. Kohler of Kohler. 4 pg.

1834 census listing for the name of Klug. 2 pgs.

Article from Buchenblatter, 11 October 1936, regarding Johann Leister of Colony. 1 pg. German text.

1834, 1850, 1857 Koehler, Saratov Province, Russia census.  Donated by the Koehler village fund.

Those Who Left for America List, 1893-1912 (In Russian)

KOLB, SARATOV, VOLGA    top
Map 6, Quadrant A-4, 51 04 N 44 59 E

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

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

Subscription information for Kolb Newsletter

1997 Calendar depicting images of Kolb

Brief history and description of village, translated from Russian

Genealogical information on surnames Achtziger, Bauer, Barth, Benzel, Daut (Thaut), Dietz, Frickel, Henkel, Horst, Kanzler, Kemple, Koch, Miller, Minkh, Propp, Rehn, Rutt, Scheuerman (Scheierman), Streck and Thiel

Information pertaining to 1858 census

Village Coordinator reports, 1994, 1995

Correspondence pertaining to village

Large map of village, donated by Bill R. Horst PO Box 2604 Yakima, WA 98907

Descendants of Christina Thiel and Anna Elizabeth Thiel. Donated by Sharon White 2 pgs

List of Muller/Miller descendants with addresses in Germany from Kolb. 8 pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

KONSTANTINOVKA, VOLGA   top
Hand-drawn map of village
KPPENTAL / KOEPPENTAL, VOLGA   top
Hand-drawn map of village

Information on Bitter family from village

KOSTHEIM, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTRICT   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region
KRAFT, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-7, 50 29 N 45 29 E

List of original settlers of village, December 1767-January 1768

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

Village Coordinator report, 1995

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

The Lower Volga Villages Project information

Kraft Konnections list of researchers with surnames being sought,

Extractions from 1858 census for Kraft

List of People born in Kraft who immigrated to Morgan County, Colorado and whose obituaries are at the Fort Morgan Museum

List of People born in Kraft who immigrated to North America

Narratives of Kraft: Schimpf/Hopp Family from Dobrinka & Kraft, by Don Schimpf; Reicherts of Kraft, Russia; A Visit to Kraft in 1995 by Dick Bowland.

Extracts from 1857 census

Kraft Historical Residents, 12 May 1998

1850 & 1858 Census of Reichert Surnames in Kraft

Residents of Kraft, Russia who migrated to North America, 1997-1998

Original Settlers of the Volga German Colony of Kraft, December 1767-January 1768, compiled by Ursula Armstrong and typed by Tracey Hume

The Lower Volga Villages Sheet (11-01)

Schulz documents from surname chart

Surname Index of the 1798 Kraft Census donated by Janet Flickinger

Letter from Carl Gilderloos for Geist Family

Original Settlers of the village of Kraft.  English and Cyrillic. 16 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.

Photocopies of Kraft birth records from 1848, 1851-1956, donated by Elsa Neufeld.

 

KRASNA, AKKERMAN, BESSARABIA   top
Map 1, Quadrant C-8, 46 07 N 29 15 E

List of nuns and priests born in village and other areas

English translation of German newspaper article about village

English translation of Russian newspaper article about village with photo of new chapel in village

English translation of Petition by Krasna for additional land, from Odessa State Archive

List of material obtained by Ted Becker from various archives in Commonwealth of Independent States

Bibliography prepared by Ted Becker

Village Handout sample prepared by Ted Becker

Village Coordinator reports, 1992-1997

Information on obtaining master census for Krasna, 1814-1940

Information from 2002 to Krasna Researchers from Ted Becker and Rosemary Mack. 2 pg.

List of Materials received by Ted. J. Becker from the Archives in CIS. 27 pgs.

List of Documents from the Izmail Archives from Ted Becker. 3 pgs.

KRASSNORITSCHKA, VOLHYNIA   top
Map of village from Heimatbuch 1962
KRASNOYAR, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant D-2, 51 38 N 46 25 E

Personal description of village and the deportation from village by Alexander Groh

Description and history of village

Hand-drawn map of village

Petition of village inhabitant, Kaspar Stertz, to emigrate abroad and the community. s approval thereof

1767 Family records for surnames Schwabauer, Schormer, Lnoll, Schefer and Schat

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

"Erinnerungen von Tranzveller" translation of original "Remembrances of Tranzveller" donated by George Valko

Descendants of Johann Herman Aul. Donated by Sharon White. 8 pgs

Franz Family of Argentina. Donated by Nestor Franz.

Descendants of Karl Johann Schleicher.  Unknown submitter.  3 pgs.

KRATZKE, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 52 N 45 13 E

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

List of people with ancestors from Kratzke

Description and history of village

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

Recipes from Kratzke descendants

Village Coordinators. reports, 1995-1996.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

Kronental, North Caucasus top
Map 13, Quadrant G-1, 46 15 N, 42 20 E

Hand drawn map of village with a description of out lay of village donated by Jakob Schwarz

KRONSFELD, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTRICT   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region
KRONSGARTEN, ZAPOROZHYE   top
List of villages in Chortitza region with suggested reading list and map of region
KRONSTAL, ZAPOROZHYE   top
List of villages in Chortitza region with suggested reading list and map of region
KRONSWEIDE, ZAPOROZHYE   top
List of villages in Chortitza region with suggested reading list and map of region
KUCHURGAN COLONIES, ODESSA   top
Map 2

Includes: Baden, Elsass, Kandel, Mannheim, Selz and Strassburg

Information on Kurchurgan database with extracts for surname Jung

List of villages in Kuchurgan Colonies with suggested reading list and map of region

1998 Village Coordinator Report

Article from Palentine Immigrant September 2002. Heraldic Genealogy: The Deepest Roots of Degenstein. by Dieter Birk, PhD. Donated by Ray Koch.

KUKKUS, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-4, 51 05 N 45 47 E

Map of village, donated by Emma Schwabenland Haynes

Map of Kukkus w/ corrections made by Amalia Herzog donated by Ed and Gladys Herstein

Foreign correspondence pertaining to village

Village Coordinator reports, 1995-1996

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

Volga Relief file: contains documents pertaining to Volga Relief efforts for inhabitants of Kukkus

List of Original Settlers, colony of Kukkus, 1767

KUKKUS, VOLGA RELIEF:

Various documents pertaining to the Volga Relief Society and assistance provided to inhabitants of village

"A Period of Suffering by the Volga Germans During their First Decades of  Colonization: 1764- 1784".  (A writing of thanks for the benefactors in Lincoln, NE from Johannes Erbes, Pastor at Kukkus, Volga Republic.)

Letter from Maria Schengel, October 4, 1930 requesting aid

American Relief Administration, Purchasers receipt, Russian Food Remittance

Distribution List of the 59 Rouble 60 Kopek received from the Elbenfeld Reformed Congregation in Germany June 1925

1926 letter from Philip Reifschneider, translated from German

Minutes and resolutions from the meeting of the "Kukkuser" in Lincoln for the relief of their brethren in the Soviet Colony of Kukkus 1922, 1923

Letter of thanks form the people in the Mother Colony of Kukkus thanking their brethren in America

Power of Attorney translated from Russian authorizing the chairman of the church vestry board of the Wolskaja congregation to receive and distribute foodstuffs sent by the American Relief Administration September 1922

Letter of thanks from the relief committee in Kukkus on behalf of the Orphaned children November 1924

Note of thanks for the money sent to Kukkus, from Johannes Erbes November 1925

Receipt for funds and clothing, translated from Russian

Translation: Food Drafts sent from Lincoln, NE by the German Russians for the Volga Colonists, Norka 1/5/1922

Copies of Receipts for Foodstuffs sent to Kukkus for the American Relief Administration in Russia

List of Clothing donationsincludes names of donors

Several documents in German, not yet translated

Philipp Hergenrader ship's manifest. Philadelphia, Ship Illinois landing Feb. 5, 1896. 1pg

Information on the Reel/Maser: 

Declaration of Intention Katie Reel and George Reel 6 pgs. 

Death Certificates: 4 pgs 

Henry Maser 
John Maser Jr. 
John Maser 
Katherine Reel

Marriage Record: 

Alex Lauk/Mollie Leasman 
August, 1911. 2 pgs 

Picture and articles on the death of Alfred Reel of Wymore, NE.  9 pgs

Obit for George Reel of Lincoln, NE. 1 pg.

Family group sheets on Reel/Maser family. 7pgs

Map of Kukkus from Clara Wertz collection. 23 pg

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

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

Letter from Barbara Schneider dated October 30, 1924 from Kukkus. Johannes Kehling mentioned. Villages of Dorbrinka and Dreispitz. German text. 1 page

EWZ Records for Theodor Heinrich born April 17, 1917. 3 pgs German text.

Conrad Kehling Information including letters.  German and Cyrillic. 30pgs.

Information on the family of Maria Busik born 1883.  16 pgs. Donated by D. Purnell Delly.

Information on the Peter Herzog family.  4 pgs.  Donated by Bill Herzog

2009 Village Report, Submitted by Eleanor Sissell.

KULIGEN / KULIGE   top
Descendents of Jacob Goldbeck

Picture of Jacob Goldbeck circa 1891 German Army

Plat map circa 1903

Map of Area  donated by P. Goldbeck

KULM, BESSARABIA   top
Map 1, Quadrant C-8, 46 15 N 29 03 E

1848 History and description of village

Village Coordinator reports, 1996

Kulm Bessarabia Name List sorted by Arthur Flegel

Letter from Mom from Kulm Messenger by Art Wisner. Donated by the Golden Gate Chapter of AHSGR

Gestorben list for 1835-1843 5 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

Gestorben list for 1831-1833 1 pg. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

Family Records for Kulm 9 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

Descendants of Johann Dohring. Donated by Tony Deering. 3 pgs.

Picture of the Daniel Haase Family Reunion, July 30, 1987 from the Odessa Record.

"Kulmer Dorfchronik" - Kulm (Bessarabia) Lutheran Church Register (founded 1815). Donated by Horst Gutsche.

 

KUTTER (aka BREHNING), SARATOV, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant C-4, 51 02 N 45 32 E

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

List of materials ordered from Russia by members for village of Kutter

Image of Reformed Church in village donated by Dr. and Mrs. Rodney Fink

Hand-drawn map of village

1799 census of village

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

List of original settlers (in Russian) submitted by David Schmidt 

Description of the Saratov Colony of Popovka, (aka Brehning, Kutter, et al)

Leaving Russia donated by Esther Eberly

1817 Church records for Elizabeth Brehm nee Wiedemann. 1pg

1840 Church record for death of Catharina Wiedemann nee Weigandt. 1pg.

Information on the Reifschneider Family.  6pgs.

Aerial photos of village.  Donated by Evelyn Lovell.



KAISERDORF | KAISERTALKAMENKACANTON KAMENKA | KAMYSHIN | KANAKANDELKANEAUKARLSRUHE, ODDESSA |
| KARLSRUHE,CRIMEAKARLSRUHE, PRISCHIB COLONIES | KARLSTALKARLSWALDEKASSEL | KatharinenfeldKATHARINENTAL |
 | KATHARINENSTADTCANTON KATHARINENSTADTKATZBACHKAUTZ | KELLERKELLERSHEIM | KIND
| KIRCHWALD | KLEIN | KLEINLIEBENTAL  | KLSTITZKHLER | KOLBKONSTANTINOVKAKPPENTALKOSTHEIM |
| KRAFT | KRASNA | KRASNOYAR | KRASSNORITSCHKA | KRATZKEKRONENTAL  | KRONSFELD  | KRONSGARTEN |
| KRONSTALKRONSWEIDE | KUCHURGAN COLONIESKUKKUS KULIGEN / KULIGE | KULMKUTTER |

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