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Grossliebental Family Migration Research

As the population grew and farmland became scarce, Grossliebental Odessa District Germans migrated to various regions of Russia, North America, and South America beginning around the 1870s.




North America

Grossliebental German Russians began to immigrate to Canada & the U.S. in about the 1880s, drawn by the Homestead Act in the U.S. & the Dominion Lands Act in Canada. 

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South America


The following links focus on finding your family members who came to Germany after the 1940 Resettlement (Umsiedlung). See the Family Origins page to research your family in Germany before they came to South Russia.