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Peterstal Village Information

Region: Black Sea Founded: 1805 German Name: Peterstal
Area: Odessa Religion: Evangelical Russian Name: Petrovka/Petrowka
District: Grossliebental Location: See map Ukrainian Name: Petrodolinskoje
Rayon: Owidiopol/Tscherwono Powstantsch        

Village CoordinatorsElli Wise and Karen Hoffman  

Pioneer settler surnames: Angelmann, Arnold, Balliet, Bauer, Becker, Benz, Bibelheimer, Binder, Bingenheimer, Brandner, Breitenstein, Brennemann, Bretter, BrÖckel, Deuffel, Falkner, FrÜh, Fuchs, Fugmann, Gänder, Genther, Gimbel, Görres, GÖtz, Graf, Gross, Gunkel, Heger, Hild, Hilong, Hirsch, Humann, Hust, Jakwart, Kast, Kipp, Klemens, Kohler, Krämer, Kraus, Lautenschläger, Lautermilch, Lebert, Leno, Maier, Martin, Nessel, Oberländer, Pflug, Riedinger, Rieger, Roth, Schäfer, Schenk, Schneider, Schock, Schopp, Schweinfurth, Staiger, Steiger, Teufel, Wahler, Weissenbach, Wolf, Zechmeister. (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 noted in bold arrived in Peterstal via Hungary. Some 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.

Articles
    GDO Newsletter - Peterstal Abducted Men - Volume 3 Issue 1, page 1
   GDO Newsletter - Peterstal Census Book - Volume 5 Issue 2, page 2

Books
    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 219-232)
    From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (pages 102-105)
    Homesteaders on the Steppe by Joseph S. Height (pages 83, 174-183, 344-345)
    The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 – 1862 by Karl Stumpp (pages 623-626)

Census Records
    Black Sea German Russian Census Volume 1 by GRHS
    Liebental District Odessa 1812 Census by GRHS
    Peterstal Liebental District Odessa 1858 Census by GRHS and AHSGR

Church Records
    Peterstal Liebental District Odessa 1841 – 1860 Church Family Book by GRHS
    Peterstal Liebental District Odessa 1861 – 1880 Church Family Book by GRHS
    St. Petersburg Archives Freudental Parish for the years 183X – 188X
   St. Petersburg Annual Reports 1899-1917

Family Database

Death Notices Database

lock Genealogy Database Search

Letter Archives for this Village 

Photo Album

Plat Map: Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Grossliebentaler Rayons bei Odessa by Eduard Mack (page 232)

Ship Records

Supplemental Information for this Village

 Movement into and out of Bessarabian Villages
Fond 6-1-593 Gains and Losses Oct 1811 (births/deaths/marriages)
Fond 6-1-593 Gains and Losses Oct 1811 (Statistics)
Fond 6-1-626 Gains and Losses Jan 1812 (births/deaths/marriages)
Fond 6-1-626 Gains and Losses Jan 1812 (Statistics)
Fond 252-1-470 Gains and Losses July - Dec 1822 (births/deaths/marriages)
Fond 252-1-470 Gains and Losses July - Dec 1822 (Statistics)
Fond 252-1-7 GDO Marriages 1816
Fond 252-1-46 GDO Marriages 1817/1818
Fond 252-1-280 - Wheat Distribution/Borrowing
Fond 134-2-134 - Immigration to Akkermann Kreis Bessarabia
Fond 274-2-17 - 1892 Peterstal Statistical Journals About the Odessa uyezd country population

Village History - 1848

War Records
    EWZ Index for this Village
    Koblenz Index for this Village

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