Regional Interest Group:
Bessarabia & Dobrudscha Chapter (BESS)

Village Coordinators:

Art Flegel

Kulm, Bessarabia


  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
  • District: Akkerman
  • Rayon:
  • Founded: 1815
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran
  • Location: C-8 Stumpp Map
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Kulm
  • German Name: Kulm
  • Russian Name:
  • Ukrainian Name:
  • AKA: Culm and Podgornoje

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. 529)
Auswanderung Aus Schwaben Nach Russland 1816-1823 by Dr. Georg Leibbrandt (Chapter 37, copy available at the GRHS)
Homeland Book of the Bessarabian Germans by Pastor Albert Kern (page 135)
Extended Relationships Of The Kulm, Leipzig, Tarutino Communities In Bessarabia, Russia, by Arthur E. Flegel
Ortsfamilienbuch Kulm, Bessarabien 1815-1940 by Hilda Kison, published by Cardamina Verlag (available in GRHS Library

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Village History - 1848

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