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Alexanderhilf Village Information

Region: Black Sea Founded: 1805 German Name: Alexanderhilf
Area: Odessa Religion: Evangelical Russian Name: Alexeyevka
District: Grossliebental Location: See map Ukrainian Name: Dobro-Alexandrovka
Rayon: Owidiopol        

Village Coordinators Elli Wise & Ila Jean Johnson

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."

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

Books:
  • 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 (copy available at the GRHS Library)
  • 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
Church Records

Death Notices Database
     
Family Database  
 

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Letter Archives

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.)  [The settlers in bold arrived via Hungary to Alexanderhilf. Some of the settlers spent very little time (one winter) in Hungary while others were there much longer. For more information on Germans from Hungary to Russia click on the Hungary to Russia link.]

Photo Album

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

Repressions Database

Ship Records

Supplemental Information
  • Fond R-2106 - List of the District and Village Revolutionary Committees, Grossliebental District, Odessa Gebiet February 23, 1920

Village History - 1848
   
Eduard Mack recap of village in 1994-95 translated by Ted Weisenburger  

 

War Records

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