Billersfeld Village Information

Region: Black Sea Founded: 1860 German Name: Billersfeld
Area: Jekaterinoslaw Religion: Evangelical Russian Name:

Aleksandrowka/Alexandrowka

District:   Location: Stumpp Map 35/48 Ukrainian Name:  
Rayon: Karl Marx Parish: Josephestal    

Village Coordinator: Leonard Kuhn 

Remarks:  Wolost Josifowka
Geographic location is/was 35/48. Also known as Billersdorf and Aleksandrowka
From Adam Giesinger’s book; “ . . .  By 1857 Josephstal and Rybalsk had 43 landless families. In 1860 the first daughter colony, Billersfeld, was founded near the mother colonies. . .”

Books
    The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 – 1862 by Karl Stumpp (page 851)
    From Catherine to Khruschev by Dr. Adam Giesinger (page 95)

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