Dennewitz - Bessarabia

The chapter for this village is Bessarabia & Dobrudscha Chapter (BESS)

Village Coordinator: Carol Harless


  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
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  • Founded: 1834
  • Religion: Evangelical
  • Location: C-9 Stumpp Map
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Alt-Elft
  • German Name: Dennewitz
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Remarks: The village of Dennewitz was founded by 15 families on a piece of land which originally belonged to Teplitz (C-9). The families came from Alt Postal, Wittenberg, and Kulm. Others came from Grunbach in Würtemberg, from Baden or from Poland.

From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 118)
The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 – 1862 by Karl Stumpp (pp. 516-517)
Auswanderung Aus Schwaben Nach Russland 1816-1823 by Dr. Georg Leibbrandt (Chapter 40, copy available at the GRHS)
Homeland Book of the Bessarabian Germans by Pastor Albert Kern, village history (pp.54-55), list of MIA/deaths in WWI/II pp. 225-226.

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Village History - 1848

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