Family lists from Russia:
1834, 1850, 1858 family lists for Shcherbakovka, available for $35 each from Faye Schantz.
1834, 1850, 1858 family lists for Holstein, available for $35 each from Edith Bottsford
1834, 1850, 1858 family lists for Dreispitz, available for $35 each from Ed Hoak
1834, 1850, family lists for Mueller, available from Brent Mai
1834, 1850, 1858 family lists for Schwab, compiled as one document for $105, available from Faye Schantz
1834 family list for Galka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.

Family charts from Russia.
Money from family charts owned by friends/members of the Lower Volga Village Project over the actual cost of the charts is used to purchase additional research from Russia. Charts vary in price.

Becker from Tscherbakowka
Borger from Holstein, available from Edith Bottsford
Clauser from Dobrinka available from AHSGR
Dahlinger from Galka Shcherbakovka and Rosenberg, available from Dick Kraus.
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Fischer from Kraft received by Ed F. Wagner
Gerlach from Dobrinka available from AHSGR.
Grenz who moved from Holstein to Franzosen available from Edith Bottsford.
Gritzfeld from Holstein, available from Ed Hoak.
Haffner from Shcherbakovak available from Fay Schantz.
Hanschu from Shcherbakovka available from Fay Schantz.
Heinitz from Eckheim, originally from Holstein. Available from Suzanne Dodge
Hildermans who moved from Holstein to Dietel available from Elton Peterson.
Hildermans from Holstein, available from Ed Hoak.
Kelln from Holstein, available from Edith Bottsford
Kraft from Shcherbakovka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Laubhan from Tscherbakowka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Mai from Holstein and Kratzke, available from Brent Mai. See Kratzke web pages for information.
Martin from Holstein and Galka, available from Ed Hoak.
Meier from Shcherbakovka & Franzosen, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Neb from Kraft, available from Fay Schantz.
Oblander from Shcherbakovka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Peil from Holstein. Contact Carl Peil.
Reisig from Shcherbakovka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Schreiner from Kraft received by Ed F. Wagner
Schultz from Kraft, available from Fay Schantz.
Schwein from Holstein and Kratzke, available from Brent Mai. See Kratzke web pages for information.
Siegward from Kraft, available from Ed F.Wagner.
Steinert from Shcherbakovka available from Fay Schantz.
Stricker from Shcherbakovka, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Wassenmiller descendants of Johann Peter, available $35 from Faye Schantz.
Weibert from Messer, available for $35 from Faye Schantz.
Wolf from Dobrinka available from Faye Schantz.
Wunsch from Galka, available from Jayne Dye.
Zwetzig from Shcherbakovka available from Fay Schantz.
Winter from Shcherbakovka available from Fay Schantz.
Grebe from Kraft available from Fay Schantz.
Schwindt from Kraft available from Fay Schantz.

This is a partial list of family histories of Germans from Russia for the Stephan and Galka Parishes. If two copies are on file at AHSGR, your local Inter-Library Loan librarian can order a copy from: AHSGR, 631 D St. Lincoln, NE 68502-1199.

Bay, Judy, Bay/ Steinley Family from Dreispitz, 1999, Descendants of David Bay andJulianna Elizabeth Wollert from Dreispitz.

Becker, Mildred Gentry. The Peter Becker Family. CS71 .B424 1990x B402. (Peter Becker1830-1903 /Maria E. Zwetzig d. KS. (GRAEBER, COELLE, STRECKER, HAFFNER, STEINERT, KRAFT, HERDT, KISTNER, REINHARDT, ENSMINGER, MILLER, BUSICK, DIEL, NIEDENS, KEARNS, EHRLICH, KEIL, BORELL, STOPPEL, BRINKMAN, SCHMIDT.) shch, drpz, eckh, frid

Beisel, Shirley M. Beisel Genealogy. CS 71.B442. B377. drpz. Anna, Eva,& Amelia. CS 71 .B442. 1992x. drpz.

Beisel, Shirley M. Andrew Beisel & Wife Eva Who later Married August Mueller/ Miller. CS71 .B442 1992b drpz.

Beisel, Shirley M. Reinhard Beisel & Wife Katherina Elizabeth Engel. CS71.B442 1992c.drpz.

Hoskins, Arliss (Klauser), Research of the Dobrinka-based Clauser families. CS 71 .R43 H67.

Hoskins, Arliss (Klauser), Johann Henry Chrispens, Andreas Guenther Research. CS 71 .J64H67. 1997-98.

Sons and Daughters of George Jacob Dumler. CS 71 .D854 1900z

Jencks, Miriam E. A Brief Account of the Life of My Mother, Clara Hilderman Ehrlich. CT226 .E37 B3x

Ehrlich Family History, Shattuck, OK. CS 71 .E374 1979x (Code #11.6) (Peter Ehrlich Book I 1763-1970) , Baker, H. L. (Hub) , editor; photo copied. Shattuck, OK. 223 pp. shch.

Peter Ehrlich Book 2 1979; compilers: Vivian Ehrlich Steinert, Leon Ehrlich York, Leah FritzlerWinter, and Esther Meier Baker. photo copied 184 pp. shch. (Not available in Library.)

Bender, Meta R. Herdt; Ehrlich Family History, 1977, CS 71 .E37 B46 (Descendants of Conrad Ehrlich b. 1840, Shcherbakovka, and Sophia Steinert) Monument, KS. photocopied 86 pp. shch.

Jones, Yvonne; Seventy-eight First Cousins, an Ehrlich Family History. CS 71 .E374 1981x.(Code #12. (Johan Dietrick Ehrlich descendants and more) copyrighted. shch.

O'Malley, Kathryn Taylor: The Ehrlichs, Volga German Millers, from Shcherbakovka, Russiato Marion, Kansas (Christoph Ehrlich & Mary Margaret Eichman; Frederick John & Catharina Elisabeth Ehrlich and some of their Descendants) early 1800's to 1997.Goslee Printing, Inc. Hot Springs, AR. copyrighted. 162 pages incl. photos.

Foos, Lee D. Branches of George H. Foos & Katherine Elizabeth Gillig Foos Strecker. CS71 .F669 1980zx. shch.

Haffner-Turner, Betty, Unser Leute, Haffner, CS 71 .H337 1900zx. Ludwig Haffner & Miss Kraftand their three sons; Frederick (the oldest who remained in Russia, Peter b. 20 Jun1846, and George b. 15 May 1851) George (the black Haffner) m. Katherine Weber b.30 Nov 1853/54, du. of Jacob Weber and Mary Barbra Heinze. See Heinze History by Esther Miller-Pennington. Shch. Drpz, Dobr, Schumach? 47 pages with photos.

Haffner, Jacob ( via Clara Becker Montania); The Becker and Haffner Family Tree, 25 Feb1992, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Mimeographed 11 pp.(#103) shch
Avant, Kelly (Heinitz), Heinitz: Germans from Dresipitz, Russia in the U. S.

Descendants of Adam Heinitz and Juliana Heidt from Dreispitz to Mt. Lake, MN. CS 71 .H45 A93 1997.

Sander, Anneva Schoenhals; Herbel Heffley Descendants, 1994, Seiling OK. (60) photo copied. (Early 1800's to 1994) Indexed, 86 pp. drpz

Miller, Esther Heinze. Family History of Johann Friederich Heinze and Jacob Weber and Their Descendants. CS 71 .H4699 1970. M017 Tribune Printing Co. 111 south Penn, Independence, KS 67301. 137 pp.drpz. & strs.

Smith, Rachel Elizabeth Borecky, Update of Family History of Descendants of David Gottlied Heinze of Dreispitz CS 71 .U63 S65 1998.

Herber, Leo, A History of Leo & Claudine Herber. Rufs and Herbers from Germany to Holstein.

Bender, Meta R. (Herdt), Herdt Family, 1977; CS 71 .H47 B46.Descendants of George Henryand Mary (Stuttgardt) Herdt from Friedenberg, Samara, Russia.

Eichman, Zwetzig, Schneider, Steinle, Nuss, Strecker, Niedens, Schwein, Oblander, Winter, Riffel, Zitterkopf, Keil, Ehrlich, Blehm, and Wassemiller are some of the surnames. Other Volga Villages include Schwab and Eckheim, and Blumenfeld. 111 pages.

Huenergardt, Scarlett Norris. The Huenergardt Family: A Genealogical Study. CS 71 .H8361976x. shch.

Keil/ Heinitz: Genealogy of Adam Keil-K.E. Keil, Marie Catherina Heinitz-Keil & Their Families. CS 71 .K443 1900x drpz.

Mueller, Glenn. Family Histories. CS 71 .K444 1980x M087 drpz.

Pundt, Jeri, Kelln Family History, Past and Present, 1984 Henry Kelln b. 1849 and KatherineElizabeth Schlotthauer from Holstein to Marion Co. KS in 1892.

Pundt, Jeri, Kelln Family History Update, `1999.

Biddle, Philip C. compiler; Klein Peck, Prairie Milestones, 1990 Hard bound (Descendantsof Georg Christof Klein b. 10 Jan 1798 Dreispitz, m. Catherina Quindt b. 17 Mar 1799 and Johann Frederich Heinze and Eva Elizabeth Langhofer.) drpz.

Farina, Geraldine Fay: The History of the Kraft Family 1700's - 1983. CS 71 .K723. 1983xMimeograph copy, Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. 39 pp.

Krug, Mollie. Genealogical Record, Ancestors, Descendants, Relatives. CS .K783 1980x (Russell Co, KS.)

Reisig, Victor A. The Descendants of Johann Peter Lehr & Katharina Margaret Loefler, orthe Descendants of a Volga German Village Schoolmaster. CS 71 .L43 1970x shch.

Hall, Helen L. Grandfather's Story. CS 71 .L563 1973x (STRECKER?) shch.

Longhofer, Martha Jo Easter, Link to the Past: the Story of Frederick & Mary Elizabeth Dreise Langhofer. Their Ancestors and Their Descendants. CS 71 .L663 1979x drpz.

Mai, Maynard; Mai Story, too. CS 71 .M32 1991. krtz, shch. Holstein,Brown, Jan; Rosenberg, Russia to America: The Phillipp Martin Family. CS 71 .M3777 1990.rose.

Hoskins, Arliss (Klauser), Metzler Research CS 71 .M46 H67 1997-98

Mueller, Glenn Howard. Glenn Howard Mueller; A Biographical Sketch. CS 71 .M834x 1978xdrpz

Naab, M. Clement. Facts and Figures of the Family of Joseph & Catherine Naab & theirJourney, From Immigration to the Present Time. CS 71 .N322 1984x kraft?

Jordan, Vivian Hill. The Nuss-Nusz Family. CS 71 .N87 1990.(EHRLICH,DAHLINGER,FROMM) shch

Funk, Maxine Jennings: Oblander, Schick, Weinbender, (Winter.) CS 71 .O24 1967.mimeographed, St.Petersburg, FL. Jan 1967. 20 pp. shch, drpz

Miller, Esther L. (Heinze) Nickolaus Pfenning & Wife Anna Margaretha Staerkel FamilyHistory & Genealogy. CS 71 .P536 1974x M017 drpz, shch

Foos, Lee D. From Doenhof, Russia to Bison, Kansas: The Katharina Lind William Reinhardt Family. CS 71 .R4454 1988x. donh

Eichman, Isabel. Family History of Katherina Elizabeth & Henry Reinhardt. CS 71 .R44541994b shwb?

Schmidt, Emilie. My Story and Recollections of My Journey Out of Grimm, Russia toAmerica. CS 71 .S354 1900bx. grim

Hoskins, Arliss (Klauser), Schlotthauer Research. CS 71 .S35 H67. 1997-98 Kraft, Dobr.

Sander, Anneva (Schoenhals) with Martha Schoenhals in 1986 and Helen Herbel and Lyndon Schoenhals from 1994-1998. Schoenhals Family History, follows 3 siblings from Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany to the Russian Villages of Stephan, Donhoff, Holstein, Dreispitz, and Kraft to the U. S. Counties and Towns of Marion and Lehigh, KS; Shattuck and Arnett, OK, and Follett and Darrouzette, TX. Indexed and quite complete.

Smith, Ruby F. Schulz. Ancestors & Family of George Herman Schulz. CS 71 .S377 1993.drpz

Schulz, Dave R. Schultz Family from Kraft, Russia, to Globeville, Colorado.Barnett, Lucille Reiswig. Johann Seibel & Sophia Schwarz family tree. CS 71 .S44 1994.drpz?

Socolofsky, Homer Edward; The Socolofsky Family, A History , CS 71 .S626 1973x (6) Ag Press, Manhattan, KS. copyrighted. 100 pp. drpz

Socolofsky, Homer Edward; The Socolofsky Family, An Update; CS 71 .S626 1986x Ag Press, 1531Yuma St. Manhattan, KS. 66502, copyrighted. 62 pp. drpz

Weber, Catherine A.; The Descendants of George and Margareta Steinert; CS 71 .S7341990x. (Geo. Steinert b. 2 Nov 1830 and Magareta Ehrlich b. 22 Jul 1832),. R. R. 4, Box 119 AA Great Bend, KS 67530. (#2) shch, eckh.

Autobiography of Dave Steinfeld, born 8 Apr 1889 in Holstein. 1943

Henry Stennfeld's Life Story, born 31 Mar 1890 in Holstein.1956 Ed. by Grant Ranlett in 1970.

Zamrzla, Annette Steinle. Steinle Family History. CS 71 .S74 Z36. (.S735 1980x.) drpz.Hall, Helen Linenberger. Strecker Genealogy. CS 71 .S912 1966. shch
Jacob Winder Family 1997, follows descendants of Jacob Winder 1855-1934, and Eva

Elizabeth Laubhan 1860-1937, from Shcherbakovka and Awilowa, settling in Ames andEnid, OK and Windsor, CO. It is dedicated to Mary (Winder) Blehm. Name spellingmay also be Winter.

Winter Family History, CS 71 .W566 1994 ?

Hoskins, Arliss (Klauser), Wolf, Clauser, Pflaumer of Dobrinka Research CS 71 .W65 H67 1997-98


Ehrlich, Johannes ( & Lydia) The Letters from Russia. CT 235. A4 E3 1991x. (Letters written in1903 back to their children in Marion, KS, while they were on a six week visit to family in Russia. Translated in 1970) A companion book to The Ehrlichs, Volga German Millers. shch. dobr and 18 other places.

Praetorius, Max, Galka, A German Village on the Volga. 1912. This book in German issummarized in English by Maria Kilbert in the Nov 1997 issue of village newsletter: The Dresipitz, Muehlberg/ Shcherbakovka Sheet on pages 9-12

Wasenmueller, V. Durov; Muehlberg, (In German) DK 34 .M84 25 Jun 1993, Daugavpils,Latvia; 160 pp. English translation of first 40 pages by Ella and Werner Wadewitz. shcha.k.a. Muehlberg.

Wasemiller-Wadewitz, Ella Victoria & Rev. Werner Karl Wadewitz; German Roots in Russia,Script for the documentary video of the Johann Dietrich

Wasenmueller and JohannDavid Niedens Families, 1993. Fort Wayne, Indiana, Photo copied, 37 pp.

Kerbs. Emma (Wassenmiller). Papa, How Did You Say Goodbye? audio tapes and 76 page transcript done between 1987 and 1996 describing village life and a flight from Russia in1921. shch

Soshnikov, Vlad. Wiesenmuller: Original Settlers. DK 34 .W54 1997.


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