Rosenfeld, Berdjansk Village Information

Region: Taurien Government Founded: 1822 German Name: Rosenfeld
Area:   Religion: Separatist then Evang. Lutheran Russian Name:  
District: Saporischschja (Oblast) Location: K-4, Stumpp Map Ukrainian Name:  
Rayon: Saporischschja        

Village Coordinators: Volunteer Needed

Notes:
 Founded in 1822 by the Brüdergemeinde (Separatist Brethren Congregation) Grundbach column which departed from from Würtemberg, Germany in the spring of 1819.  This column was waylaid in the Prischib colonies of Kostheim, Reichenfeld, and Weinau where they stayed for 3 winters and two summers.

Pioneer Settler Surnames: Comprised of 30 farms. Surnames in 1822 include:  BÄUERLE, BELZ, BEZNER, BLUM, BROMMER, EISELE, ERLENBUSCH, FIECHTNER, FÖLL, FUCHS, GROSS, HOFF, KLINK, KLOTZ, KNITTEL, KRAUS, KURZ, LAYER, MÄNNER, MEISTER, MERZ, SCHANBACHER, SCHATZ, SCHILLING, SCHÜLE, STARK, TAUCH, ULMER, ZEH

Church Records
St. Petersburg Church Records 1833-1885

Articles
Die Schwaben-Kolonien bei Berdjansk (The Schwäbian Colonies Near Berdjansk), by M. Stumpp, translated by Armand and Elaine Bauer.  Printed in the Heritage Review, Issue 23:1, 1993, pgs 41-45.

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