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1881 Volga German census in Argentina
In late 1877, Volga Germans started settling in Argentina.
A complete index of the 1881 census
of General Alvear Colony in Entre Rios Province, Argentina has been added. It includes over 1,500 predominately Catholic colonists.
Read more about Argentina.
Find your Volga German ancestor's ship list
Nearly 60% of Germans from Russia on ship lists can be found using the internet thanks to so many indexes prepared by volunteers particularly by German from Russia volunteers.
Survival in the Volga
In 1922 John Hermann returned to Sheboygan, WI and told his moving story of survival and escape from Russia to the local newspaper.
Read his story.
Learn about the
in the Volga that house the Volga German records, including the
Where did Volga Germans settle in the USA and Canada?
Just look at a map of sugar beets and wheat areas and you'll find many of them. The rest settled in specific cities.
My grandparents were Volga Germans, now what do I do?
First you need to determine what Volga village they came from.
What is a Parochial Certificate?
These are official documents provided by the Lutheran and Reformed pastors to families moving away from their home church. The parochial certificates for the Volga Germans are generally written in German or Russian or both.
10 certificates included.
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