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Family Surnames and other sources

In addition to church, census, and resettlement records, there are a number of other sources for finding out more about your Grossliebental families. Contactgdo @ if you have family-specific information you'd like to share!

Family databases & compilations

Links to specific family databases and compilations


Death notices and obituaries

Obituaries and death notices are great sources of family information. Death notices are usually more informal than an obituary; often these are just a mentionHerb Poppke in a letter published in a German-language newspaper that someone has died.

Movement of colonists

The archives in Ukraine have many documents that mention the movement of colonists from one location to another, within Russia or from other places. Often these are documents are requesting or granting permission to change colonies.



Additional family information


Colonist Status Files

Family photos