Neu Stuttgart, Berdjansk Village Information

Region: Taurien Government Founded: 1831 German Name: Neu Stuttgart
Area:   Religion: Separatist then Evang. Lutheran Russian Name:  
District: Saporischschja (Oblast) Location: K-4, Stumpp Map Ukrainian Name:  
Rayon: Saporischschja        

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Notes:
 Founded in 1831 by fourteen families who came to the Neu Hoffnung colonies from Würtemberg to become members of the Brethern congregations. They settled along with several young families from the each of the three old colonies (Neu Hoffnung, Neu Hoffnungstal, & Rosenfeld) five werst from Neuhoffnungstal.

Pioneer Settler Surnames: Comprised of 23 farms. Surnames in 1831 include:   ARNOLD, BAUER, BILHLMAIER, BLANK, BREITMAIER, ERLENBUSCH, HECK, HEINRICH, HERB, HUBER, LUDMANN, MAIERLE, RAU, SCHAAL, SCHWEIZER, TRAUB, WOLF

Church Records
St. Petersburg Church Records 1833-1885

Articles
Die Schwaben-Kolonien bei Berdjansk (The Schwäbian Colonies Near Berdjansk), by M. Stumpp, translated by Armand and Elaine Bauer.  Printed in the Heritage Review, Issue 23:1, 1993, pgs 41-45.

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