Bessarabian People to USA

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1878

People from Kulm and Posttal, Bessarabia, moved into the vicinity southwest of Parkston in the present Township of Kulm.

Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1878 The first Evangelical Black Sea Germans in Kansas came directly from the colonies of Plotzk and Neu Elft, Bessarabia, and settled south of Russell, Kansas. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1879 Some Bessarabian Germans from the settlement of Pinckneyville, Illinois moved to present‑day Harbor Beach, Michigan, then called Sand Beach. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1882/83 Delmont SD  
1885/86 Into Artas and Java area of SD – families from Hoffnungstal Bessarabia  
1885/86 Into Eureka SD area– various Bessarabian families  
1886 In the spring a group of people from Kulm, Bessarabia, who had first squatted on lands in Kulm Township in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, settled in the area south of present‑day Kulm, North Dakota. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1886 A small number of colonists from Leipzig, Bessarabia, homesteaded south of Glen Ullin and established the town of Leipzig, North Dakota. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1886/88 Ashley ND area  
1887 The first Black Sea Germans from Scotland, South Dakota, reached Colorado. At that time colonists from Kherson established themselves at Burlington, Colorado. Their numbers were augmented in the following years, especially in 1890, when a group of Bessarabian Germans, likewise from Scotland, settled in the vicinity of present‑day Bethune Colorado. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1890 The first Bessarabian Germans came into the region of present‑day Fredonia, but some also moved eastwards and bought lands at Ellendale, which had been given up and abandoned by American settlers. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1891 Bessarabian Germans settled near Gackle. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1892 The first colonists from Dennewitz, Bessarabia, came to Portland Oregon. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1892 The first settlers, apparently mostly from Teplitz, Bessarabia, came into the region of Goodrich, North Dakota. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1901 Bessarabian Germans from Teplitz and other places established homesteads in the region around Ruff and Wheeler, in the state of Washington, while other Bessarabians from Kulm, North Dakota, came to Warden.  
1905 We find Bessarabian Germans at Colfax who had moved there from Parkston, South Dakota. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1909 We find the first Bessarabian Germans at American Falls Idaho.  
1910 The town of Paris Montana was founded by settlers from Paris, Bessarabia. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
1910 A small colony of Bessarabian Germans is to be found in Ann Arbor, Michigan and a group from the Bessarabian villages of Strimbeni, Neu‑Strimba and Onesti has been living in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Russian-German Settlements in the United States By Richard Sallet
     
  Mixed Years and Places [Many of these were 2nd or subsequent moves of Bessarabian people]  
1904 Fredonia ND  
1905 Irvine Alberta  
1902/04 Beulah ND  
1906 Harvey ND  
1910/11 Hilda Alberta  
1923/25 Yakima Valley Washington