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From: PaulineDudek <>
Subject: Re: [GV] Genealogical Question
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2002 11:46:21 -0500
References: <200204111357.g3BDvIp16483@newmail.rootsweb.com>


Vera & Chris:

Although Volga is a region, I have seen the following on various sources; i.e. Frank Data
Base and LDS entries:
Frank, Saratov, Volga, Russia

Saratov was the provincial goverment for Frank.

Pauline Brungardt Dudek

wrote:

> > I am preparing a report and was wondering when I list Frank, Russia, is there a province
> or county such as Saratov or Volga? Or would it be as Frank, Volga, Saratov, Russia?
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> >
>
> Frank is the village.
> The names were laer russified, so Frank became ......?
> The district / canton / county is ??????
> Saratov is the Province
> Volga is a River (not an admin. unit - but a geographic description.
>
> "Volga Germans" generally lived along the Middle-Volga, on either
> sides in the Provinces of Samara and Saratov.
> Saratov was Bergseit
> Samara was Wiesenseite.
>
> Later the provincial demarcations were changes, and what was Samara
> become Saratov.
>
> Volga is also divided into Upper, Middle and Lower Volga.
>
> Vera
>
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