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| BEAUREGARDBECKERDORFBEIDECKBELOVEZHBERESINABEREZANBERGDORF |
| BERGTALBESSABOTOWKA | BESSARABIA | BETTINGERBIBERSTEIN | BILLERSFELDBIRZULABLUMENFELD, SAMARA
| BLUMENFELD, STAVROPOLBLUMENGART | BLUMENORT | BLUMENTAL | BLUMSTEIN| BOARO | BOHN (Hockerberg)
| BORODINOBRABANDER | BRIENNE | BRUNNENTAL
| BÜDINGEN / BUEDINGEN
| BUKOVINABurno Oktyabrckoye, Kazakstan | BURWALDE |

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BADEN, KUCHURGAN, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant B-7, 46 42 N 29 59 E

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

Information on the Anton Beck Family.  3 pgs.

BAKU PARISH, CAUCASUS   top
History and description of this German-Swedish parish
BALZER, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-4, 51 02 N 45 42 E

List of documents requested from Russia, regarding Balzer by AHSGR members:
1775 list of colonists able to farm, from Fond 283, file 172
1767 List of original settlers
1822 List of Births
1811, 1837, 1843, 1853, 1867 Lists of Marriages
1844 List of Deaths
1845, 1848 List of Baptisms

Photos of Balzer buildings donated by Alan Cropper

Balzer Village Group Newsletter, v. 1 #1, Spring 1996

Balzer Village Group Newsletter v. 4, # 4, 1999

Balzer Village Group Newsletter v. 6, #1, 2001

Balzer Village Group Newsletter v. 6, #3, Autumn 2001

Map of village, from Heimatbuch 1967-68

Balzer church records, sporadic pages listing births, marriages and deaths

Hoffmann ancestral chart submitted by Helen Bach

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

Parochial Scheins
for three families

Photographs of Balzer inhabitants, submitted by Wayne Bonner

Historical Review of the Balzerer; Lincoln, Nebraska; August 28, 1938. Submitted by Wayne Bonner.

Hand-drawn map of village, text in Russian. Submitted by Wayne Bonner.

Balzer 1857 Census Abstract, 27 November 1857. Submitted by Wayne Bonner

Correspondence from Paul Bender regarding Balzer Reunion in Sutton, NE, 1938 and Jacob Bender’s Memoirs, submitted by Paul Bender

Newsletter Vol 8 #1 2004

Historical Review of Balzer donated by Warren Weber

History and Geography of Balzer. By A.N. Minkh.  Translated by Dr. Mila Koretnikov and donated by Angela Rice.

Die Festschrift wurde desammelt un augeschrieben fur den Druck im Juli 1938 von Jacob Volz, York, Nebraska.  Donated by Marvin Heckman.  10 pgs German text.

Amended surname Chart for Scheidt.

This village has a Newsletter. Please ask librarian for assistance in seeing copies.  Published twice yearly starting 1996.

Copy of Fefschrift wurder gesammelt und aufgeschriben fur den Druck im Juli 1938 von Jacob Volz, York, Nebraska.  Donated by Marvin Heckman.

Article from the Christliche Apologete.  German Script.  From the Dr. Paul Reitzer Collection.

Letter from Weber relatives living in Kuragina now.

Johann Jakob Loos family of Balzer.  Unknown submitter.  8pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

CANTON BALZER   top
List of 10 Crown Colonies along Karamysch River, from report of Duke Orlov, 1769
BANAT     top
Excerpt from Karl Stumpp. The Emigration from Germany to Russia on Banat

List of villages near Black Sea where Hungarian emigrant families settled

List of surnames in St. Petersburg Lutheran Church records and in The Emigration from Germany to Russia that have Hungarian, Austrian or Galician connections

Information on obtaining Donauschwäbisches Ortsnamenbuch by Isabelia Regeny and Anton Scherer. Also, address of Bundesamt für Eich und Vermessungswesen to obtain maps.

Information on researching the Hungary Gazetteer, 1877

Southeastern Europe Genealogy - Online researcher list, includes regions of:

Banat, Batschka, Slovenia, Syrmien, Schwäbisches Turkei (Komitat Baranya), and other areas settled by Germans in Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Croatia...
http://wheel.dcn.davis.ca.us/~feefhs/serlnb.html

Early version of this list with mailing addresses as well as an updated versions from March, April and June 1996 included in file

Information for The States of Former Yugoslavia Genealogical Research by Mail, listing addresses of archives in former Yugoslavia

List of book titles from Donauschwäbisches Archiv, München, of German language books on Donauschwaben and other groups of Germans in East Central Europe, with publishers. names and addresses

Physical description of Banat region obtained from Chambers."Encyclopedia", 1889

List of books available regarding Donauschwaben from publishers of Heimatbote, monthly newspaper of Donauschwaben in Canada and USA.

List of publications by various Donauschwaben organizations and addresses of these organizations, including:
Arbeitkries donauschwäbischer Familienforscher
Donauschwäbische Kulturstiftung e.V.
Donauschwäbischer Heimatverlag
Haus der Donauschwaben
Institut für Donauschwäbische Geschichte und Landeskunde
Landsmannschaft der Banater Schwaben aus Rumänien in Deutschland
Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Ungarn
Landsmannschaft der Donauschwaben aus Jugoslawien
Landsmannschaft der Sathmarer Schwaben
Konrad Theiss Verlag
St. Gerhardswerk e.V.

Address to obtain information on 1828 census of various counties of Hungary, including Batschka, Banat and Schwäbisches Turkei

List of Hungarian districts of Austro-Hungarian Empire

Description of boats used in migration from Germany to Austro-Hungarian Empire along Danube river

List of emigrants from Banat to North Dakota, listed by surname

The Tragedy of Siebenbürgen by Carl Gustaf Stroehm

E-mail addresses of Banat contacts

Information from Banat Listserve

Miscellaneous addresses and information

Map of Das Schecksal das Mit Deutschland verbundeten Nationalitatenstaats der Habsberger: seine Vernichtung durch die Friedensschlusse von St. Germain und Trianon (1919). Die Offerligung und Verscharfung der Frage das Grenzlandduetschtums.

BANGERT, SAMARA, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant C-4, 51 10 N 45 55 E

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

Photo of Pastor Thompson, who served in Bangert, ca. 1873. Submitted by Darrell Kautz.

Information on the Pinekenstein, Mohr, Huber, and Flemming families donated by Marlene Hintz

Village Coordinator Reports: 2008

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

Index of Surnames in the 1850 and 1857 Census.  Donated by Brent Mai  1pg.

BASEL, VOLGA    top
Hand drawn map of village Basel (Gretz) 1993

Description of which families lived in the village and on which streets

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

BATSCHKA   top
Brief history of region

Family chart of Robert Muller

BAUER, SARATOV, VOLGA  top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 55 N 45 23 E

1992, 1994 and 1995 report by Irma Eichhorn on present state of village

Description and history of Bauer, by Friedrich Schmidt

Information on nicknames in Bauer, by Friedrich Schmidt

List of surnames in Bauer, by Marie Mai Mannweiler and Lidia Mai Schlundt

Newspaper articles from Zeitung der Russlanddeutschen and Neues Leben

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

1999 VC Report

Traveling papers for Conrad Schaneman Sr. Cyrillic text. Donated by Conrad Schaneman, Jr.

BEAUREGARD, VOLGA   top
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 Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region

BECKERDORF, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region
BEIDECK, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-4, 51 10 N 45 40 E

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

Entries from Lancaster County, Nebraska, Declarations of Intention for Dreiths from Beideck

Canadian Border Entries 1895-1924 for Dreiths from Beideck

Passenger Ship Entries from Philadelphia Index , 1883-1948 for Dreiths from Beideck

Passenger Ship Entries from Baltimore Index, 1897-1952 for Dreiths and others from Beideck

Passenger Ship Entries from New York Index, 1887-1892 for Beideck

Index for 1775 and 1798 Beideck census, by John Lauck

2 Hand drawn maps of village

Revision (tax census) list, 25 July 1850, from Saratov State Archive, record group 28, inventory 1,

file 1570, p. 122-306

Letters to Marie Worster from former village inhabitants

Revision (tax census) list, 15 November 1857, from Saratov State Archive, record group 28, inventory 1, file 2185, p. 945-1099

Index to Galveston Passenger Ship List Microfilms and extracts from Galveston Ship lists for emigrants from Beideck in years 1899-1906 and 1906-1913 donated by Kenneth E. Schwindt

Description and history of Beideck, by Jacob Reifschneider, 1941

Index of the heads of households as listed in 1798 census of Beideck

Information on obtaining information from Beideck Research Group

The Beideck Descendants Newsletter, Vol. 3 No. 1

Article from Die Welt Post, 1948 with information on the founding of Beideck, by Hannes Lauck

Translation of Propstei der Wolga-Bergseite, or Provost District of the Mountain-side of the Volga, history of Beideck

Partial Church record copies and translations for Beideck Congregation, Baptisms for 1854 and 1855 and Marriages for 1787

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

Correspondence pertaining to village

Notes of the Talovka/Beidek Russia VC regarding the 1775 Census—submitted by Elizabeth S Sinner Barker

Notes of the Talovka/Beideck Russia VC regarding the list of foreigners departing the Colony for various places and other colonies, and those maidens and widows marrying, November 11, 1798

1850 and 1857 copies of Census of Beideck. Not complete. Donated by Robert Roh.

Letter from Marika Eitel on Grandfather from Beideck received 2000.

Pedigree Chart of Jean Marie Wertz. 1 pg . Donated by Clara Wertz family.

Map of Beideck with description of where villagers lived. 12 pgs. Donated by Clara Wertz family.

Death certificates for: Reh Family 6 pgs.

Elizabeth Yakel Beltz
Madge Yakel Astley
John Reh
Mary Yakel Stengel
Marie Reh Spomer
Katherine Reifschneider

Dreith Family letter. 2 pgs.

Certificate of Birth for Alexander George Froscheiser. Donated Judy Runion. 1pg

History and Geography of Beideck.  By A.N. Minkh.  Translated by Dr. Mila Koretnikov and donated by Angela Rice.

Church Record information on Johannes Pfeifer and Henriette Louise Kuhn family.
3 pgs.

Village Plot Map

BELOVEZH / BELOWSCH   top
1848 History of village

Description of settlement and others in Molochna District with suggested reading list

Birth, death and marriage records from 1833-1876 for Rabe-Schmidt and related families from Belovezh and Crimea

Excerpt from the book From Catherine to Khrushchev about the Belowesch Colonies and Isolated Early Colonies along with Maps of German Colonies in the Chernigov Region Founded 1766, donated by Herb Poppke

Ubersichtskarte der Deutschen Siedlungsgebiete in Russland (map of the Ukrainian Volynia, Belovezh region by K. Stumpp), extracted from 1961 Heimatbuch, donated by Herb Poppke

Topographic Map of Chernigov, Belovezh region, printed by the U.S. Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, donated by Herb Poppke

BERESINA, BESSARABIA  top
Map of village, circa 1940

List of original settlers, additional families in 1834 and 1846-1860 census

List of LDS microfilms of the following Beresina records:

Births and Baptisms, 1817-1904

Deaths, 1817-1912

Census and Family Books, 1834, 1846-1860

Marriages

Bibliography of sources to research information on Beresina

List of surnames from Beresina being researched with names and addresses of researchers

Story of Herbert and Margaret Loeffelbein from the Sacramento Valley Chapter Newsletter of AHSGR.

Personal Buch 1834 11 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

BEREZAN, ODESSA  top
VILLAGES OF KARLSRUHE, KATH-TAL, LANDAU, MÜNCHEN, RASTATT, SPEIER, SULZ

Information on Speier Village Project

Description of Speier and Landau in 1991

List of Berezan Colonies with information on founding dates and populations with German origins

Bibliography of sources to research information on Berezan Colonies

BERGDORF, GLUCKSTAL, ODESSA, KHERSON   top
List of Births and Christenings 1905 with translation.  Donated by Ray Lusty.
BERGTAL, ODESSA   top
1848 Village History
BESSABOTOWKA   top
Map of village from Heimatbuch 1964
BESSARABIA   top
1997 Village coordinator report.

"Present-day names of former German colonies in Bessarabia," by Karl Stumpp, as published in AHSGR Journal, vol. 1 #1.

1997 Bookstore order forms from the Heimatmuseum der Deutschen aus Bessarabien.

Geographic names for Soviet Ukraine and Moldavia (source unknown),

1848 German Colony Histories in Kherson and Bessarabia, complied by Dale L. Wahl.

Index to names of colonies appearing in the Heimatkalendar der Bessarabien deutschen from 1949-1990,complied by Michael M. Miller.

List of 25 original Bessarabien Colonies with map and suggested reading list, compiled by Arthur Flegel and Carol Harless, July 1990.

Information on Bessarabien Head of Household Index, with sample. Microfiche of this index available at AHSGR.

Map of Bessarabia with Index of Towns and Rivers in Bessarabiaand Kherson as indicated on the 1921 Map compiled by Karl Stumpp, compiled by Herb Poppke.

Bessarabian books at Hanover;

"The Stopover of our Emigrating Ancestors in Poland," by Emil Seitz, published in Heimat:  Stimme des Vereins zur Forderubng des Schrifttums der Deutschen aus Bessarabien, vol.26, no. 1, 1981; translated by Martha Riggle.

List of Bessarabian Church records on Microfilm, with list of Columnar Headings.

Extractions from Bessarabian Church Records.

Spring 1998 Geneological Publising Co, Inc. booklet

LDS Microfilm listing of Marriages, Birth, Baptisms and Deaths, 1835-1891, selected villages

List of pixel picture websites for Gluckstal, Zhitomir, Bessarabia, GrossLiebental Areas, compiled by Herb Poppke

Borodino, Bessarabia, South Russia.  DK 508.95 BG7 R 45

Chranik und Famileinbuch der Gemeinde Mannsburg.  DK 651 .M36 C46

Information on the Esslinger and Jung (Young) families of Leovo, Bessarabia.  Donated by Horst Gutsche.  3pgs.

BETTINGER, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region
BIBERSTEIN, VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region
BILLERSFELD, DNEPROPETROVSK   top
3 Hand drawn maps of village

2 hand-drawn maps of village, donated by Leonard Kuhn

BIRZULA, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant B-3, 47 45 N 29 32 E

GROSS-FONTAL, NESSELRODE, SEEBACH

Birth, death and marriage records 1873-1875

Historical information on Birsula, from Hoffnungstal Odessa Newsletter

BLUMENFELD, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6,

Extracts from 1857 census
BLUMENFELD, STAVROPOL, NORTH CAUCASUS   top
Hand drawn map of village

Withdrawal of membership from Church donated by Virginia Less 1998. German text with partial English translation.

BLUMENGART, CHORTITZA   top
List of villages in region with suggested reading list and map
BLUMENORT, MOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES   top
List of villages in Molochna Mennonite colonies with suggested reading list and map of region
BLUMENTAL, PRISCHIB COLONIES, MOLOCHNA DISTRICT   top
List of villages in Prischib Colonies in the Molochna District with map of region
BLUMSTEIN, MOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES   top
List of villages in Molochna Mennonite colonies with suggested reading list and map of region
BOARO, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant E-2, 51 41 N 46 52 E

Settlement list

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

Settlement list for Bok, Jager, Herr and Brauseman donated by David Schmidt

BOHN (Hockerberg), VOLGA   top
List of villages in Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region
BORODINO, BESSARABIA   top
Map 1, Quadrant, C-7 46 18 N 29 15 E

List of inhabitants listing birth years and emigration destination

Brief history of Borodino map included

Index of Borodino booklets

Description and history of village

1997 Report from Village Coordinator, Judy Remmick-Hubert

"Bessarabian Index Folks-Villages"

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

2009 Village Coordinators Report

BRABANDER, VOLGA   top
Hand drawn map of village

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

Letter from Jaap Hogenboom with information on the village

BRIENNE,BESSARABIA  top
Map 1, Quadrant C-9, 45 58 N 29 26 E

1995, 1996, 1997 Reports from Village Coordinator, Victor Knell

Information on Brienne and Friedensfeld Research Coordinators’ projects

Verstorbene 1840-1872 4 pgs. Donated by Arthur Flegel.

BRUNNENTAL, SAMARA, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant D-5, 50 52 N 46 30 E

Report on Brunnental by former resident of village

Article on Brunnental (translated into English), Die Welt Post, February 22, 1940

Map of village, from Heimatbuch 1967/68

"A Mournful Song on Brunnental", The World News, February 8, 1925

Hand drawn map of village, by Jakob Mohrland

Information on Alzheimer's Disease among Volga Germans

Photographs of church and school in Brunnental

Article on Hergert/Giesick families and their Volga origins, with map of Brunnental and list of inhabitants. surnames

Correspondence pertaining to village

List of individuals indicated on map of village (AHSGR Map #56 &57)

Folder with materials submitted by Sherrie Stahl, contains the following:

My Trip to Germany, by Arlene (Lebsack) Rolfs

Die Welt Post Articles pertaining to Brunnental

The History of Brunnental 1918-1941, by Jakob Mohrland, translations by Marie (Trupp) Krieger and Donald Herzog

Visiting Brunnental, by Ken Hartung

A Mournful Song on Brunnental, translation by Marie (Trupp) Krieger

List of names in Brunnental Data Bank

Heimatklänge (poem), translation by Ruth (Müller) Bergann

Records from Samara Archives, Extracted in June 1997 by Vlad Soshnikov of RAGAS for Brunnental;

"Brunnental Scholars 1935-1936" by Maria Maus, photo of students from the Brunnental Middle School;

"Pastors in Frank & Brunnental" as published in the Brunnental Village Newsletter, May 1998;

"Brunnentalers in Germany" updated 9 October 1998, a list of Aussiedler and Spätaussiedler;

"The History & Economic Importance of Brunnental" by Friedrich Matthäi as published in the Brunnental Village Newsletter, May 1998;

"Life In Siberia After 1931" by Berta (Weber) Frühsorger, as published in the Brunnental Village Newsletter, May 1998;

"Die Welt Post Articles" by Elias Hergert, as published in the Brunnental Village Newsletter, May and November 1998;

Naturalization Records for Multnomah County, Oregon: those coming from the village of Brunnental, Samara, Volga, Russia;

Brunnental Settlement Records, compiled by Vlad Soshnikov of RAGAS;

Passenger Lists for Village of Brunnental;

Die Welt Post Articles

Correspondence with Marie Bandey regarding audio tapes she created through interviews with Mrs. Marie Becker from Brunnental, and audio tapes compiled by Regina Seligh interviewing her mother, Marie Bandey’s aunt. Audio tapes forwarded to library collections.

Peterson visit to Neu-Hassenbach and Brunnental, 1995

Beck Family History submitted by Sherrie Stahl

World War I Draft Registrations for those from Brunnental, compiled by Sherrie Stahl

Escape From Russia from the Mc Cook Daily Gazette, May 28, 1998

Extractions of the 1857 census

Information on families in village to Sherri Stahl

This village has a Newsletter.  Please ask Librarian for assistance in seeing copies.  Winter 1995 - Fall/1996 Known as the Frank/Brunnental Newsletter.  1997/1998 Brunnental Newsletter.

From the Dr. Paul Reitzer Collection, paper on the conference held in 1871 in the village.  5 pgs from the Dr. Paul Reitzer Collection.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

1857 Census Surnames from Brent Mai

BÜDINGEN / BUEDINGEN, GERMANY   top
Brief information from GER-RUS Listserve on location of village in contemporary Germany
BUKOVINA   top
Annotated Bibliography of Eve Hamann Bauman materials purchased by PaulPolansky Schneller

Map showing German settlements in Bukovina

Various maps of Germany and Bukovina

"The Lutheran Swabians in Bukovina" by Irmgard Hein Ellingson

Map of Bukovina, 1939, with Romanian place names

Map of Deutsch-Tereblesite, Bukovina 1940

Map of Storozynetz, Bukovina

Map of Fürstental, Bukovina 1940

Map of Bori, Bukovina 1940

Information on Kronsberg, Bukovina German settlement in Canada

Various pieces of information from estate of Eva Baumon

Burno Oktyabrckoye, Kazakstan   top
3 articles about village life from Fred Buchamer. 4 pgs.
BURWALDE, CHORTITZA   top
List of villages in region with suggested reading list and map


| BADENBAKU PARISHBALZERCANTON BALZERBANATBANGERTBASELBATSCHKABAUER |
| BEAUREGARDBECKERDORFBEIDECKBELOVEZHBERESINABEREZANBERGDORF |
| BERGTALBESSABOTOWKA | BESSARABIA | BETTINGERBIBERSTEIN | BILLERSFELDBIRZULABLUMENFELD, SAMARA
| BLUMENFELD, STAVROPOLBLUMENGART | BLUMENORT | BLUMENTAL | BLUMSTEIN| BOARO | BOHN (Hockerberg)
| BORODINOBRABANDER | BRIENNE | BRUNNENTAL
| BÜDINGEN / BUEDINGEN
| BUKOVINABurno Oktyabrckoye, Kazakstan | BURWALDE |

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