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The first Volga German immigrants started coming to America in 1874. Here you will find a list of many (nearly 40) of the first ships that carried our Volga German ancestors. This information was gathered from members of the German Volga mail list.

St. Albans border crossing records are records of immigrants traveling from Canada into the USA. Here you will find German Russian surname indexes for a small but growing list of surnames.

Included are ship list indexes for the Villages of Balzer, Brunnental, Dietel, Frank, Hussenbach, Kolb, Norka, Saratov, Walter, Warrenburg and Yagodnaya Polyana.



Ship List There are many excellent sources of ship lists (manifests) on the internet particularly for Volga German researchers. Links and descriptions of these numerous resources are provided. Additionally there is a German Russian index for the port of Baltimore, 1897-1918, surnames Wahl - Wunsch.

Nearly 60% of Volga Germans on ship lists can be found using the internet! Use the directions in this speech for a step-by-step guide on how to search for your Volga German ancestor's ship lists on the internet.

Nearly 60% of Volga Germans on ship lists can be found using the internet! Use the directions in this speech for a step-by-step guide on how to search for your Volga German ancestor's ship lists on the internet.

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