Huttertal Village Information

Region: Black Sea Founded: 1842/43 German Name: Huttertal
Area: Taurien Religion: Hutterite Russian Name:


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Village Coordinators: Volunteer Needed

Notes:  According to Geisinger, from 1874 to 1879 the Hutterite community in Russia (about 700 people) decided to move to North America (mainly South Dakota).  Colonists from Eugenefeld bought the land in Huttertal and settled their landless sons there when the Hutterites left for North America.

Huttertal founded in 1843 is 12 miles east of Melitopel (History of Hutterite Mennonites).

Pioneer surnames: Decker, Entz, Glanzer, Gross, Hofer, Mendel, Miller, Pollman, Stahl, Tschetter, Waldner, Wipf, and Wollman. 

    From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (pages 111, 112, & 132)
    History of the Hutterite Mennonites by Arnold M. Hofer and Kenneth J. Walter (page 96)
    Hutterite Roots by Arnold M. Hofer and Norman Hofer (page 89)
    The Russia Record - Hutterite Family Records from the early 1700s to ~1874 by Tony Waldner

Map of the Hutterite Colonies: From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 100)

Ship Records
    Many of the ship names and dates can be found in the book Hutterite Roots.

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