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| MANGEAPUNARMANNHEIMMARIENBERG | MARIENFELD,TAURIDAMARIENFELD, SARATOV |
| MARIENTAL, ODESSACANTON MARIENTALMARIENTAL, VOLGA | Marinovka, SiberiaMEINHARDMERKEL
MESSERMICHAELSDORF | MICHAELTAL | MICHAILOVKA , DNEPROPETROVSK |
| MICHAILOVKA, VOLHYNIA, UKRAINE | MINKHMOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES |
| MOLOCHNA DISTRICT | MOORMORGENTAU | MÜLLER / MUELLER | MÜNSTERBERGMUNTAU |

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MANGEAPUNAR, DOBRUJA, ROMANIA   top
Images of village and inhabitants, and map of village. Submitted by Aubrey B. Marthaller.
MANNHEIM, KUCHURGAN, ODESSA   top
Map 2, Quadrant C-7, 48 05 N 27 37 E

History and description of village

Correspondence from Germany with map of village

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

Schmitt family information donated by Carol Kolson, non-member

Index to 1852 Census List. 10 pg

EWZ form translation for Case No. 941981, Peter Hornstein, born September 18, 1895 in Mannheim

MARIENBERG, VOLGA   top
Extract of church records from village

Pictures of the Josef Schaffer and Christina Geib Schaffer and family

MARIENFELD, TAURIDA   top
List of villages in district with map of region
MARIENFELD, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-8, 50 12 N 45 09 E

List of surnames of original settlers of village

Description and history of village in German

Obituaries for individuals from village

Information on Gerk family from village

Excerpts from Tochter Kolonien an der Wolga, by Andreas Mergenthaler

Newspaper article in German regarding famine in village

Soviet passport for individual from village

A History of the Volga German Catholic Colony of Marienfeld by Edward Gerk,

Information on Josefstal and Marienfeld from church records

Photograph taken in Marienfeld

Death records for Josefstal and Marienfeld from about 1852 to 1914, donated by Edward Gerk

Birth records for Josefstal and Marienfeld from about 1850 to 1914, donated by Edward Gerk

Baptism and marriages for Gerk family donated by Ted Gerk.

Beilman Family information from Marienfeld.  Submitted by James Beilman Moldovan, 6pgs.

MARIENTAL, ODESSA   top
Description of village in 1991

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

Mariental, Beresan District, Odessa 1858 census, joint project of AHSGR & GRHS

Village Coordinator's Report

Newsletter December 2004 Issue FIVE

Village Newsletter

EWZ50 Record for Klemens Weigel, born June 29, 1918. 3 pgs German text

This village has a Newsletter.  Please ask librarian for assistance in seeing the copies.  Known as Mariental, Louis and Chasselois.  Newsletter Published 3 times a year starting 2004.

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

List of original settlers of village

Information on Boxlers from Mariental

List of founders of Mariental (Valle Maria) near Parana in Entre Rios, Argentina, July 21, 1878

Village Coordinator's Report

Sept/Oct 2004 Fourth Issue Days of Yore Newsletter by Thelma Mills .

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

Marinovka, Siberia   top
Reminiscences of village and area. R. Romberg. Raw English translation from German.
MEINHARD, VOLGA   top
List of villages in the Canton Katharinenstadt with suggested reading list and map of region

2009 Village Coordinators Report

MERKEL, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant B-5, 50 53 N 45 18 E

Description and history of village

List of materials pertaining to village, ordered from Russia by members

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

2000 Village Coordinator report

Cross Reference:
In the Shadow of the Bell Tower: A Social History of the Volga Germans from the Former Colony of Merkel, Russia by Darrell Kautz
Beyond the Gates: A Tribute To Those Uprooted Emigrants from Merkel, Russia and Neighboring Colonies Whose Insight Sought Freedom in Foreign Lands.  A Memorial to Those Who Stayed Behind by Darrell Kautz

MESSER, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-5, 50 58 N 45 33 E

List of original settlers, 1767

Extracts from Messer Settlement list for surnames Eckel, Ochsenhirt, and Willmann

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

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

Photo of church in village

Hand-drawn map of village

Inhabitants of village, 1939-1940 (corresponds with above mentioned map)

History and description of village from Die Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinden in Russland, Band II, p. 115-117 (translated from German into English)

Description of village in 1992 by Diane L Mosley

Correspondence and report from Village Research Coordinator, 1995, 1997

Information on original settlers of Messer, 1766,

Computer Database Surname Summary List

List of Names and Nicknames

Family chart on Johann Heinrich Reisbich 1847 and Eva Katharina Ostreich 1846-1891. Written in Cyrillic. Donated by David Aul family. 1 pg

Letter from Valentina Sabelfeld (maiden name) cousin of Dorothea DeGraf written to her aunt

Letter in German and translated to English. Donated by David Aul family. 6 pg

Information on Heinrich Weber auf Zolikha. Cyrillic text. 20 pg.

2009 Village Coordinators Report

Weber Family Passenger Lists from the colony of Messer, donated by Don Beaver.

Messer Newsletter #3, October 2013

Central CA Chapter Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 10 (features Messer)

Messer Newsletter #2 (April 2013)

Copy of Messer Marriages Spreadsheet

Messer Newsletter #3 (October 2013)

 

MICHAELSDORF, CAUCASUS   top
Correspondence from abroad regarding village

1896 Heads of Households Census

MICHAELTAL, ODESSA  top
Information on Oberlanders from village
MICHAILOVKA, DNEPROPETROVSK  top
List of 18 families from village, 1888-1910

Hand drawn map of village by Peter F Goldbeck

Hand drawn map of region by Peter F Goldbeck

MICHAILOVKA, VOLHYNIA, UKRAINE top
Hand drawn map of the village (1943) by Adele Feick (Stebner) and Gustav Kraft

History of the village by Adele Feick and Gustav Kraft

MINKH, VOLGA  top
Extracts from 1798 census for Galka and Stephan parishes documenting individuals who moved between villages. See Galka or Stephan for entire file.
MOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES   top
Map 21

Map of region, 1852

Map of region

List of villages in Molochna Mennonite colonies with suggested reading list and map of region

Correspondence pertaining village

Article from the American West, Vol. 18, 1981 pgs 26-33. Mennonites A Search for the Golden Time in the West by Michael Wallis.

Article Nach 55 Jahren Wieder in Felsenbach written by Jacob Swatzky.  Donated by Hilde Wasnick.  Intro. English. Article German 6 pgs.

Info on the Peter Goerzen, Peter Block, Jacob Johann Janatzen, and Daniel Loewen Families.  5 pgs. Donated by Christopher Hinnenkamp.

MOLOCHNA DISTRICT  top
List of Mariupol / Grunau colonies in the Molochna District with suggested reading list and map of region.

See Siberia: Tagebuch 1916-1919 by H. G. Wieler. Partial Translation. 102 pgs. Also, mentions Neu Samara.

MOOR, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-5, 50 58 N 45 42 E

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

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

List of materials pertaining to village, ordered from Russia by members

1857 Moor census extract for Knaus families

Village Coordinator's Report

Newsletter Vol 8 #1 2004

Family tree of Heinrich Scharton. Donated by Rich Huck. 15 pgs.

2009 Village Coordinators Report.

MORGENTAU, SARATOV, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant E-7, 50 21 N 46 39 E

Correspondence pertaining to village

Obit for _________;nee Juergenshon, Tempel married Henry Temple

MÜLLER / MUELLER, VOLGA   top
Map 6, Quadrant C-6, 50 33 N 45 44 E

Extracts of Spenglers from 1850 census list

Extracts from revision list or re-settlers from Saratov province to colonies of Samara province, from Samara Archive, RG 150, s. 1, item #143

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

1767 List of original settlers with English translation

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

Extracts from 1857 census

The Lower Volga Villages Project information

List of Names and Nicknames, provided by Bill Wiest

Trip to Muller on the Volga, August, 2000 by Brian Ebel

The Lower Volga Villages Sheet (11-01)

Surname Index of the 1798 Müller Census donated by Janet Flickinger

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.

MÜNSTERBERG / MUENSTERGERG, MOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES   top
List of villages in Molochna Mennonite colonies with suggested reading list and map of region
MUNTAU, MOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES   top
List of villages in Molochna Mennonite colonies with suggested reading list and map of region


| MANGEAPUNARMANNHEIMMARIENBERG | MARIENFELD,TAURIDAMARIENFELD, SARATOV |
| MARIENTAL, ODESSACANTON MARIENTALMARIENTAL, VOLGA | Marinovka, SiberiaMEINHARDMERKEL
MESSERMICHAELSDORF | MICHAELTAL | MICHAILOVKA , DNEPROPETROVSK |
| MICHAILOVKA, VOLHYNIA, UKRAINE | MINKHMOLOCHNA MENNONITE COLONIES |
| MOLOCHNA DISTRICT | MOORMORGENTAU | MÜLLER / MUELLER | MÜNSTERBERGMUNTAU |

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