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Author:  Carolyn [ Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:46 am ]
Post subject:  Wittenberg, Bessarabia

Founded: 1815 (By families from Poland where their ancestors had settled between 1796 and 1806. They had originally immigrated from Württemberg.)

German name: Wittenberg or Malojarosavetz I

* From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 117)
* The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 – 1862 by Karl Stumpp (pp. 560-563)
* Auswanderung Aus Schwaben Nach Russland 1816-1823 by Dr. Georg Leibbrandt (Chapter 40)
* Homeland Book of the Bessarabian Germans by Pastor Albert Kern, village history (pp.65-67), list of MIA/deaths in WWI/II pp. 320-322.
* Wittenberg, Bessarabien: Die Geschichte eines Dorfes in der Steppe by Paul Rath & Klara Bollinger. Published by Heimatsmuseum der Deutschen aus Bessarabien e.V., 1987. Village history, pgs. 13-228; Village genealogy, pgs. 229-544.

Armin Zimmerman's website: http://www.armin-zimmermann.eu/Bessarab ... lisch.html
John Flaig's photos of Wittenberg cemetery: http://flaig.com/bessarabia/Arzis/1_Street_Scenes/

1848 village history: http://grhs.org/vr/vhistory.htm

Village timeline: http://grhs.org/rig/bess/timeline.htm

Church records: Available in St. Pete records

Census records: Available in Black Sea German-Russian Census Vol. II

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