By: Cynthia Anne Frank Stupnik
Heritage Books, Inc: (2002, 2005)
Seller ID: S2120
Condition: 164 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002, 2005), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 164 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The latest edition of this biographical and genealogical sketchbook of Plains pioneers includes many new family connections made available in part by the Odessa German-Russian Genealogical Library. In the late 1700s and 1800s, the Russian government encouraged hardworking people from Western Europe, including Germany, to settle Russia in a number of locations. Many of the Germans eventually decided to relocate. They found rich homestead land in the Dakota Territory that was similar to the farmlands they had left in Russia. They sent encouraging letters back to family and friends in Russia, wh... View More...