[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] What was the German Embassy for Volhynia?
garyw555 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 12:34:45 PDT 2016
My grandfather's Russian passport shows an 1893 stamp for the German
Consulate in Odessa. He was living just west of Zhitomir at the time.
On 4/19/2016 8:35 PM, Mauricio Norenberg wrote:
> Hi list
> I would imagine that a few or many Germans who wanted to maintain a
> connection to Germany would contact\report to a nearby German Embassy or
> After the unification in 1870, all Germans living outside Germany were
> required to register (Matrikel) to their conuslate\embassy every 10 years
> in order to maintain their citizenhip and I'm sure many of them, aware of
> the law, would have done so.
> Many embassies keep an archive of their Matrikel to this day, at least this
> is true for the German Embassy in Brazil which can do lookups on these
> archives. This could be a good source of genealogical information.
> For the specific settlers in Volhynia, what was their "official" Embassy?
> Kiev? Moscow? A Polish one?
> I'd like to know more specifically between 1870 and 1913 but I can't find
> any information about that.
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