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 Post subject: Alexanderhilf, Grossliebental District of Odessa
PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 7:48 am 

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German Name: Alexanderhilf, Russian Name: Alexeyevka, Ukrainian Name: Dobro-Alexandrovka
Religion: Evangelical

Notes: From Stumpp book/page 88, "In 1817, another 17 families arrived, 12 of them from Württemberg. In 1805-06 all except a few families died out. The farmyards were not resettled until 1807-1817 and 1825."

Heritage Review - 1974 - Issue 8, page 4 (Resettlement, 1944)
GDO Newsletter - Alexanderhilf Early Settlers - Issue 2-1, page 6

The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 – 1862 by Karl Stumpp (pages 564-568)
Auswanderung Aus Schwaben Nach Russland 1816-1823 by Dr. Georg Leibbrandt
Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Grossliebentaler Rayons bei Odessa by Eduard Mack (pages 123- 176)
From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (pages 102-105)
Homesteaders on the Steppe by Joseph S. Height (pages 79-80, 154-156 & 336-339)

Census Records:
1816 Census available in the Stumpp book
Alexanderhilf Liebental District Odessa 1858 Census

Church Records:
St. Petersburg Archives (available online at
St. Petersburg Annual Reports of 1899-1917 - search the Black Sea database (

Pioneer Settler Surnames: Arnold, Bader, Baier, Bauer, Baumgärtner, Bender, Berg, Bertsch, Betz, Biedermann, Binder, Blum, Bock, Briem, Brodbeck, Büber, Dendler, Dietz, Eberle, Eichholz, Eippert, Fauser, Feil, Friesinger, Frisch, Führer, Gärtner, Gauch, Gehring, Göhring, Graf, Hägele, Hafner, Haffner, Heim, Henzler, Hirning, Hissung, Hottmann, Hütter, Jose, Kaiser, Kappel, Klein, König, Klöpfer, Köpplin, Kopp, Kreis, Langenstein, Lautenschläger, Lehr, Lotthammer, Luithle, Mägle, Mahler, Maier, Maisch, Mayer, Metz, Moor/Mohr, Nägle, Neth, Neubauer, Neufer(t), Neuschele, Ottmar, Pfau, Pfeiffer, Ploch, Rehm, Rösle, Rösler, Roth, Rummel, Schenk, Scheu, Schlafmann, Schmid, Schmidt, Schnabel, Schöpp, Schröder, Schüler, Stephan, Stoll, Strauss, Stuber, Stumpp, Sutter,Torno, Uhl, Voggenberger, Vollmer, Wessner, Wohl, Zeh, Zehender. (Source: Homesteaders on the Steppe by Joseph S. Height and Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Grossliebentaler Rayons bei Odessa by Eduard Mack.) Search the Black Sea database (

Plat Maps: Homesteaders on the Steppe (page 338) and Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Grossliebentaler Rayons bei Odessa (page 176).

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