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Volga German Mail List

A mail list for those interested in Germans from Russia genealogy, family research and related topics oriented specifically to the Volga Valley area of Russia. These people are also know as Volga Deutsch or Volga Germans.

This list does NOT cover the German Russians of South Russia, which include the Black Sea, Bessarabia, Odessa, Crimea and possibly Volhynia.
Quick Start

To subscribe, send an e-mail message to:

GER-VOLGA-L-request@rootsweb.com (for individual messages) or GER-VOLGA-D-request@rootsweb.com (for a digest of multiple messages).
In the body include only one word: subscribe

To unsubscribe, send an e-mail message to:

GER-VOLGA-L-request@rootsweb.com (for individual messages) GER-VOLGA-D-request@rootsweb.com (for a digest of multiple messages)
In the body include only one word: unsubscribe

To post messages to everyone on the list, send a message to:
GER-VOLGA-L@rootsweb.com


Guidelines
  • When you send your first message, please put a descriptive title in the SUBJECT line, such as "Schmidt of Norka", please try not to leave the subject blank or vague such as "genealogy" or "need help".

  • Also please SIGN your full name to the message, we are a group of individuals helping one another, and we like to know who we are talking to.

  • Do not try to regulate this list or impose any other rules or conditions upon this list. If you have any concerns about postings, content etc. take it up with the listowner, Patrice Miller, NOT the list. The list is for genealogy and history.

  • Do not post virus warnings, test messages, chain letters, political announcements or advertisements.

  • Please be courteous to other members. No rude comments or flaming in the list or you will be immediately removed from the list.

  • Please do not send file attachments (messages with files appended) or photos to the list. If you have a file or photo you would like to share with the members, announce what you have to offer, then send the file only to those who request it, via private e-mail.

Instructions for Joining

GER-VOLGA-L is for individual messages to be delivered to your e-mail address. As each subscriber sends a messages to the list address, you will receive a copy of the message.

To subscribe send an e-mail message to:
GER-VOLGA-L-request@rootsweb.com
In the body include only one word: subscribe

To unsubscribe, send an e-mail message to:
GER-VOLGA-L-request@rootsweb.com
In the body include only one word: unsubscribe

GER-VOLGA-D is for a digest of several accumulated messages to be delivered to your e-mail address at one time. As each subscriber to the list sends messages to the list address, they are put into a digest to be delivered later. The digest is generated approximately once a day and delivered to digest subscribers. This option is handy for people who don't want multiple messages to accumulate in their mail box.

To subscribe send an email message to:
GER-VOLGA-D-request@rootsweb.com
In the body include only one word: subscribe

To unsubscribe, send an e-mail message to:
GER-VOLGA-D-request@rootsweb.com
In the body include only one word: unsubscribe

To post messages to everyone on the list, send a message to:
GER-VOLGA-L@rootsweb.com
Note this address does not have the word "request" in it.


Archives
You can search the archives for a specific message or browse them, going from one message to another.

Search the GER-VOLGA archives
Browse the GER-VOLGA archives


Good Luck & Have Fun!
Patrice Miller


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