Chortitza Colony Wikipedia article on Chortitza, the first Prussian Mennonite Colony in South Russia (Ukraine) established in 1789. The great-great-great-grandfather of Jakob's wife was born there in 1819.
German Genealogy Internet Portal The society for Computergenealogy maintains several servers, on which can find a lot of information related to german genealogy. From this portal page you can access most services and databases directly:.
Germans From Russia Heritage Collection North Dakota State University Website featuring history, culture, library, research, photos old German script translations, and organized trips back to the homeland Ukraine and Germany.
Germany, Bremen Passenger Departure Lists, 1904-1914 These are index cards, arranged alphabetically by place of last residence and then by surname, of German emigrants, based upon the Bremen Passenger Lists. Includes index cards for Jewish emigrants. 1907-1908 and 1913-1914 only.
Germany, Hessen, Darmstadt City Records, 1627-1940 Images for records from Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany, including population registers, certificates of citizenship, recordings of citizens and residents, and emigration records. Original records are located at Stadtarchiv Darmstadt, Karolinenplatz 3, Darmsta
Glückstal Colonies Research Association A non-profit organization researching family histories of the German colonists living in the Black Sea colonies of Glückstal, Neudorf, Bergdorf and Kassel.
GRANDMA Online (Grandma's Window) California Mennonite Historical Society database of 1,000,000 plus individuals, most of whose ancestry is traceable to Mennonite communities in Prussia (now Poland) and South Russia (now Ukraine). $
Mennonite Ship List 1872-1904 - Arrivals by Surname List of passengers alphabetical by surname, listing name, gender,estimated birth dates, age, occupation, and ship name of German Mennonites from South Russia sailing to the United States. Compiled by Jay M. Hubert.
Molotschna Colony Wikipedia article on Molotschna, the largest Prussian Mennonite Colony, established in 1804. The great-grandfather of Jakob's wife was born there in 1867.