Russia

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General Resources

"List of inhabited places Chernigovskaya Guberniya." State Statistics Committee, St Petersbourg, 1866. The list of inhabited places of Russian Empire by Gubernias. Contains all villages, including the small ones, with geographical identification, then-current administrative-territorial division and number of inhabitants. Churches, big trade shows and landmaks mentionned. Volume 48. Chernigovskaya Guberniya, St Petersbourg, 1866. 196 pages Lookup and short email free, scanned-emailed 50 cents per page, paypal ok. KC9

Moscow

"All Moscow - 1916 edition." All Moscow publishers, Moscow, Russia, 1916. The alphabetical list of inhabitants of Moscow, Russian empire (Russia, then USSR). Lists last, first name, address, sometimes phone number, title, profession, and the place of work. 1000+ pages. Covers most of residents. Lookup and short email free, scanned-emailed 50 cents per page, paypal ok. KC9

"Moscow Necropolis. 1907-1908." By V. Saitov and B. Modzalevsky. Moscow, Russia. 3 volumes. 1907-1908. Moscow necropolis. By V. Saitov and B. Modzalevsky. 3 volumes 1907-1908.
Volume 1 (A-I), 519 pages;
Volume 2 (K-P), 487 pages;
Volume 3 (R-Fita), 432 pages.
The cemetery transcripts of Moscow cemeteries, arranged by the last name of the deceased. Interesting and helpful. Substantial number of graves listed did not survive until today. Lookup and short email free, scanned-emailed 50 cents per page, paypal ok. KC9

St. Petersbourg (formerly Petrograd and Leningrad)

"All St Petersbourg- 1912 edition." All St Petersbourg publishers, St Petersbourg, Russia, 1912. Alphabetical list of inhabitants of the city of St Petersbourg (then Petrograd, Russian Empire), as well as Kronshtadt, Tsarskoe Selo, Pavlovsk, Gatchina and Petergof. Lists last, first name, address, sometimes phone number, title, profession, and the place of work. 1000+ pages.Covers most of residents. Lookup and short email free, scanned-emailed 50 cents per page, paypal ok. KC9

"Wes' Leningrad 1934." Leningrad, State Publishing House, 1934. The alphabetical listing of residents of Leningrad (formerly St Petersbourg-Petrograd, Russian Empire-USSR)- 1934 edition. Lists last, first name, address, sometimes phone number, profession, and the place of work. 1000+ pages.Covers most of residents. Lookup and short email free, scanned-emailed 50 cents per page, paypal ok. KC9

Germans in Russia

See also under these surnames: Schwietzer.

"From the Steppes to the Prairies." Msgr. George P. Aberle, Unknown, 1963. The resettlement of the Germans from Russia in North and South America and Canada. History of early North and South Dakota settlements. AJ3

"Hoffnungstahl Familien-und Sippenbuch Hoffnungstahl/Bessarabia." Albert Eisenbeiss, Deutsche Ortssippenbeucher, 1996 by Herausgeber und Verfasser. Lists family groups in the German Settlement of Hoffnungstahl, Bessarabia, Russia. SS2