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From: "Ann Weber" <>
Subject: Re: [GV] names & places
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 18:58:46 -0600
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You might try this website where I found my ship manifests.:
http://www.angelfire.com/ks/gerrus/index.html
Ann


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To: "Karen K" <>
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Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:34 AM
Subject: Re: [GV] names & places


> Karen
>
>
> I have found my family passager records on Ancestry.com. Most of the
> volga germans that settle in Kansas came around 1876. They docked in New
> York and Maryland. If you are not a member of Ancestry.com, I do not
> mind looking looking them up for you. Send me all the information that
> you have on the indivituals. What is really cool about Ancestry is,
> most of the time the original documents are scanned in so you can see the
> original.
>
> Sheila Kreutzer Derevage
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: Karen K
>
> To:
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> Sent: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 23:17:24 +0000 (UTC)
>
> Subject: [GV] names & places
>
>
>
> Hello everyone,
>
>
>
> After a long couple of days of going through very old family photos I have
> a couple of names that re-occur regularly that I hope some of you can shed
> some light. There is a Borger adult male (first name unknown) that appears
> frequently in many formal and informal photos. These pictures would likely
> have been taken in the time period of 1910 to say 1930 or so. There is
> some family connection but my mother does not know how. The people that
> Borger is picture with are Weinick / Krikau / Wagners / Millers. There are
> also Peil people that are again showing up frequently. The Krikau bunch
> are Warenburg and the Weinick bunch are Holstein. I can't say for sure
> about any of the others.
>
> There is also a bit of a clue on some of the studio shots. They are
> stamped Rapid City but no known location for that place. Could be
> Manitoba, Saskatchewan or a number of US states.
>
>
>
> I am slowly putting small connections together and hope that soon it will
> look a bit clearer. (what a treat to see the faces of today in the old old
> pictures!)
>
>
>
> On another subject... Does anyone have any knowledge about where the Volga
> people's ships landed primarily on arrival to US? I am not able to find
> any of my names on manifests to date.
>
> Thanks so much for giving my questions a thought or two!.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Karen Kostiuk
>
> Canada
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