Friedensfeld - Bessarabia

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

Village Coordinator: Victor Knell


  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
  • District: Bender
  • Rayon:
  • Founded: 1879
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran
  • Location: D-8 Stumpp Map
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Eigenfeld/Sarata
  • German Name: Friedensfeld
  • Russian Name:
  • Ukrainian Name:

Founded by families from the mother colonies of Brienne, Arzis, Teplitz, Alt Posttal and other daughter colonies of Benkendorf, Neu Posttal, and Seimeny.

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.100-101), list of MIA/deaths in WWI/II pp. 231-232.

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