[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] What was the German Embassy for Volhynia?

DLPratt123 at aol.com DLPratt123 at aol.com
Sun Apr 24 12:14:30 PDT 2016

A Rozyszcze marriage record from 1909 references the German Consulate  in 
Kiev.  The bride was from Germany (Lichtenberg).
Dan Pratt
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:34:45 -0700
From: Gary Warner  <garyw555 at gmail.com>
To: Mauricio Norenberg  <mauricio.norenberg at gmail.com>,    GPV List
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Subject: Re:  [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] What was the German Embassy for
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To all,

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.

Gary  Warner.

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
> Consulate.
> 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 
> 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  
> any information about  that.

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