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Genealogy.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado

 Collection
Identifier: MEHC
Abstract

The Collection of Genealogical Research on Germans from Russia in Northern Colorado focuses on families who immigrated from Russia to northeastern Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and the Portland, Oregon, area and consists of census records, family histories, passenger lists, obituaries, birth, death, and marriage records, and regional histories on areas of Russia settled by Germans.

Dates: 1900-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

Collection on Germans from Russia

 Collection
Identifier: MGFR
Abstract Germans from Russia, or Volga Germans, originally came from Germany. During the eighteenth century, Catherine the Great and her grandson Alexander I invited Germans to settle rich farm lands along Russia's Volga River. They enjoyed about one hundred years of prosperity and considerable autonomy in matters of language, law, religion and social customs. Political turmoil in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century motivated thousands of Volga Germans to immigrate to the United States, where...
Dates: 1804-2013; Majority of material found within 1960-1980