Thursday, July 9, 2015

Anton, Russia

Anton Russian names are Antonow, Antonowka, Sewastjanowka, and Sebastjanowka.  Anton was founded in 1764 by 270 Evangelical Lutheran villagers on the bergseite side of the Volga area.  Kanton is Balzer, Wolost Sosnowka.  A map is available from AHSGR, ask for #6.

Bibliography material relating to Anton:
Hier, Edmund, “Russo German Place-Names in Russia and in No. America”
Bauer, Gottlieb, “Geschichte der Deutschen Ansiedler an der Wolga”
Bauer, Gottlieb, “History of the German Settlers on the Volga”
Becker, Conrad, “A Historical Study of the Social Background of the German Russians from the Volga District in Russia Living in Northern Colorado”
Koch, Fred, “The Volga Germans”
I have purchased numerous records, continuing the research and adding data to my Excel program.  A few EWZ records have been located and added to the files.

Dee Hert 

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