Mintschuna, Bessarabia

The Regional Interest Group for this village is Bessarabia & Dobrudscha Chapter

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  • Region: Black Sea
  • Area: Bessarabia
  • District: Bender
  • Rayon:
  • Founded: 1868
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran
  • Location: C-7 Stumpp Map
  • Longitute and Latitude:
  • Parish: Leipzig
  • German Name: Mintschuna
  • Russian Name:
  • Ukrainian Name:

Population of 304 in 1904. Mintschuna was leased by 40 colonists from the mother colonies in Bessarabia. Most of them came from Arzis, Teplitz, Brienne, Leipzig, Borodino, and Paris.

From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 120)
Homeland Book of the Bessarabian Germans by Pastor Albert Kern, village history (pp.144), list of MIA/deaths in WWI/II pp. 279-280.

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