[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Mass Migration, Schadura to Brazil, 1886

Mauricio Norenberg mauricio.norenberg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 19:24:49 PDT 2015

Hi Paul,

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.

Kind Regards

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:
>  <
> http://www.ieclbhistoria.org.br/home/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2794&Itemid=40
> >
>     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
>  Brazil?
>             Thanks,
>                 Paul Rakow
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