12 Jul 1876 Left Kratzka By Rail To Saratov
14 Jul 1876 Left Saratov By Rail For Hamburg, Ge
Ship Had Already Departed
9 Aug 1876 Ss Frisia Departed Hamburg For Nyc 12 Day Ocean Crossing
22 Aug 1876 Arrived In Nyc And Stayed A "Few Days"
? 1876 Traveled To Kc
Traveled To Lincoln, Ne
Committee Traveled Over Ne For 4 Wks And Returned
Traveled To Lawrence, Ks
5 October 1876 Colony Arrives In Russell Co
Dec 1876 2Nd Group Karst, Elsasser, Nuss, Keil, Becker
Feb Or Jun 1878 3Rd Group From Eckheim, Samare Morgensterns, Radkes,
And Others From The Dakotas (Orig Fm Bessarabia, Russia)
These Are The Heads Of Families In The Orig Group Who Emigrated To
America From Russia: George Bender, Adam Bender, Heinrich Bender, G.
Heinrich Bender, Jacob Berschauer, Heinrich Berschauer, Jacob Blehm,
Friedrich Deines, Peter Deines, G. Jacob Deines, George Dietz, Adam
Dietz, Jacob Dietz, Jacob Krug, J. Jacob Krug Jr., Heinrich Krug, Adam
Mai, Jacob Maier, Jacob Michaelis, Heinrich Michaelis, Friedrich
The total number of members in the colony was 72.
Elected leaders of the company were George Bender, Jacob Krug Sr. and
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