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.
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). $
Menno Tree The best way to search Mennonite genealogy. This site connects you with historical records for Mennonites of Russian/Prussian and Swiss ancestry.
Mennonite Genealogy Website Genealogical information for Canada, Latin America, Poland, Prussia, Russia, and The United States, plus surname research
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.
Prussian Mennonite Genealogical Resources A wealth of records of many types from the 17th - 19th centuries, including land, inheritance, cemetery, census, court, surname, property, lists of ministers, and lists of Mennonite villages in Prussia.
Quebec Passenger Lists: 1874-1880 with Names Compared to the Hamburg Passenger Lists and Families Cross Referenced to Church Registers. Annotations by Cathy Friesen Barkman