[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Mass Migration, Schadura to Brazil, 1886
mauricio.norenberg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 19:24:49 PDT 2015
Quite a mass migration happened from Russia to Brazil (including my great
grandfather in 1908).
I am happy to contact this community if you want.
For this particular migration you may want to order this microfilm:
Despite being in Brazil, you will find out that most of the records are in
German and nicely conserved.
On 5 April 2015 at 04:58, Paul Rakow <paul.rakow at cantab.net> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I decided today to look for a several-greats aunt (Blondina
> Wagner, geb Gruenke) who, according to family tradition, left
> Volhynia to go to Brazil, and later moved on to Uraguay.
> I found her in the Hamburg passenger lists: What surprised me was
> that she was part of a very large party, all giving their last residence
> as Schadura, Russland (near Volodarsk-Volinsky).
> There were 111 Germans from Schadura, all on the ship "Buenos Aires",
> leaving Hamburg on the 19th May 1886, heading for the port Sao Francisco
> in Brazil, led by the preacher Wilhelm Lange.
> With the help of friend google, I think I've found out where they
> ended up, in a place called Bruederthal:
> Has anyone previously come across this particular migration before?
> Can anyone suggest sources for finding out about the general
> history of Bruederthal, or the destiny of particular families in
> Paul Rakow
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