Emmental - Bessarabia 

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

Village Coordinator: Ted Becker


  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
  • District: Bender
  • Rayon:
  • Founded: 1886
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Location: C-6 Stumpp Map
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Kischinev
  • German Name: Emmental
  • Russian Name:
  • Ukrainian Name:

Founded as a daughter colony of the Catholic village of Krasna.

From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 120)
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.198-199), list of MIA/deaths in WWI/II pp. 230-231.

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