Nieder-Monjou, Russia

 

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Resources


The following items with historical and/or genealogical information specific to Nieder-Monjou are available from the American Historical Society of Germans From Russia http://www.ahsgr.org/.

Kuhlberg Lists

Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: "Reports by Ivan Kuhlberg". by Igor Pleve. Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010.

• This book lists colonists arriving at Oranienbaum between 4 May 1766 and 30 September 1766.

Original Settlers List

Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 3 Kolonien Laub - Preuss. by Igor Pleve. Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2005.

• This book contains information from the first census of Nieder-Monjou.

Combined Surname Index to All Volumes of Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 by Igor Pleve. Compiled by Brent Alan Mai Center for Volga German Studies Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.

1798 Census

The 1798 Description of the Saratov Colony of Nieder-Monjou. translated by Bachtiar Kholmatov. edited by Richard Rye. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1996.

• This translation of the 1798 census of Nieder-Monjou includes the 1785 Register of Debts for each head of household and the Register of Debt Payments which gives the name of each Vorsteher from 1787 to 1797. These two items are not available in the work below.


1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga. by Brent Alan Mai. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, [1999]. Copyright, 1999 by AHSGR.

• Brent Mai’s work is a translation of the 1798 censuses of all of the Volga German colonies in existence at the time of the 1798 census.

1850 and 1857 Censuses

The following census lists of interest to Nieder-Monjou researchers. See: Census Lists. The Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University. (https://web.archive.org/web/20180423044940/http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/genealogy/CensusLists.cfm). The 1850 census does not include the maiden names of wives.

1850 Nieder-Monjou Census

• 1850 Nieder-Monjou Surnames: Anschütz Arnold Aschenbrenner Bastron Baumgardt Beckmann Beitnitz Betz Binatel [Binedell] Bisterfeld Böhm Buss Eckhardt [Eckert] Funk Gebhardt Geide Geist Gerber [Herber] Gette Groh Hahn Heimbuch Hildenberg [Hilgenberg] Hixt [Hicks] Hornus Karl Kaspar Korbmacher Kraft Lauk Lotz Markolf [Margolf] Meier Morkel Muhl Müller Niedecker Philipp Rasch Rieb Rieffer Riel Röhm Rosenberger Rosengrün [Rosengren] Sartorius Schäfer Scharff Schmidt Schnitzer Schnorr [Schnarr] Schütz Seibel Seibert Specht Steineke Steinpreis Stoppel Stroh Stürtz Tag Treller [Triller] Tremler Ulrich Usbeck Walk Weigand Weismer Welsch Werth Wolf Würtz
Movement to/from the following colonies is noted: Alexanderdorf Fischer Frank Schwed Weizenfeld


1850 and 1857 Alexanderdorf Censuses

• 1850 Alexanderdorf Surnames: Buss Eckardt Elberg Funk Groh Holzheier Korbmacher Muhl Rosenberger Satorius Seibel Stahl Stoppel Stürtz Usbeck Zitzer
Movement from the following colonies is recorded: Krasnoyar Nieder-Monjou Stahl am Karaman

• 1857 Alexanderdorf Surnames (includes maiden names): Arnst Balzer Becking Buss Dietz Eckardt Elberg Engel Ferber Franz Funk Groh Hahn Holzheier Hoppe Jost Karl Knaub Korbmacher Kraus Krimmel Krug Loresch Maier Muhl Müller Rosenberger Satorius Schäfer Schmidt Seibel Stahl Stoppel Stürtz Usbeck Wörner Zitzer


1857 Weizenfeld Census

• 1857 Weizenfeld Surnames: Altergott Anschütz Behrens Brandt Christ Dahmer Eckardt Enders Eurich Feldbusch Franz Fritz Griesmann Hartmann Henneberg Hildebrandt Hoffmann Horn J?ger Krausch K?nstler Lerch Liebrecht Müller Richter Ritter Ruppel Schr?der Schwabauer Schweichert Simon Weber Weinberger Wilhelm W?rner Zeitler Zitner
Movement from the following colonies is recorded: Enders Fischer Krasnoyar Nieder-Monjou Orlovskaya Reinwald Rosenheim Schulz Schwed

Nieder-Monjou Surname Charts

BETZ surname chart (see http://www.ahsgr.org/?page=SurnameAG)
RIEB/RUEB surname chart (see http://www.ahsgr.org/?page=SurnameLR)

Extractions

The following two extractions from Chicago area sources contain a number of individuals from Nieder-Monjou and some of their descendants. Both are available from the American Historical Society of Germans From Russia Northern Illinois Chapter (see http://www.ahsgr.org/Chapters/northern_illinois_chapter.htm).


Unser Leute: Settlers in Northern Illinois
. Compiled and published byNorthern Illinois Chapter of the AHSGR. Copyright 1985 and 1997.

• This work has extractions of Germans from Russia from the records of nine churches in the Chicago area.


Germans from Russia Death Extractions Years: 1914-1995 from the John V. May Funeral Home, Chicago, Illinois. Compiled and published by Northern Illinois Chapter AHSGR. Copyright 1997.

Newspapers

The Kansas State Historical Society, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615-1099 has microfilms of Kansas newspapers and they are available through interlibrary loan. See Newspapers in Kansas at http://www.kshs.org/library/news.htm.

For availability of microfilmed newspapers in other states see United States Newspaper Program at http://www.neh.gov/projects/usnp.html.

Books

The following books provide a great deal of historical information about the Volga German colonies. All are available from American Historical Society of Germans From Russia (http://www.ahsgr.org/) and may also be available from your local library.

The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century. by Igor R. Pleve. Translated by Richard R. Rye. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, [2001]. Copyright, 2001 by Igor R. Pleve and AHSGR.


The German Colonies on the Lower Volga: Their Origin and early Development. by Gottlieb Beratz. Translated from the German by Leona W. Pfeifer, LaVern J. Rippley and Dona Reeves-Marquart. Edited by Adam Giesinger. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, n.d. Copyright, 1991 by AHSGR. This book, completed by Gottlieb Beratz in 1914, appeared in Saratov, Russia, in 1915, under the title, Die deutschen Kolonien an der unteren Wolga in ihrer Entstehung und ersten Entwickelung. It was re-published, after the author's death, by a group of Volga German refugees in Berlin, Germany, in 1923.


From Catherine to Krushchev: The Story of Russia's Germans. by Adam Giesinger. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, n.d. Copyright Canada, 1974 by Adam Giesinger. Copyright, 1981 by AHSGR.


The Volga Germans in Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present. by Fred C. Koch. University Park and London: Pennsylvania State University Press, n.d. Copyright 1977 by the Pennsylvania State University Press.


The Czar's Germans: With Particular Reference to the Volga Germans. by Hattie Plum Williams. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1975. Copyright, 1975 by AHSGR.


From Privileged to Dispossessed: The Volga Germans, 1860-1917. by James W. Long. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, n.d. Copyright, 1988 by University of Nebraska Press.


Russian-German Settlements in the United States. by Richard Sallet. Translated by La Vern J. Rippley and Armand Bauer. Fargo: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974. Copyright, 1974 by La Vern J. Rippley and Armand Bauer.


A History of the Volga Relief Society. by Emma Schwabenland Haynes. Lincoln: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1982. Copyright, 1982 by AHSGR.

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