Survey Results: Alabama
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Alabama became a state on December 14, 1819. Prior to statehood, it was known as the Territory of Alabama (or Alabama Territory) between 1817 and 1819.
According to the survey, the earliest Germans from Russia first arrived in Alabama were second generation descendants of Volga Germans from the colonies of Pobochnoye and Schönfeld. They settled in Etowa, Alabama in 1944.
There were no immigrant Germans from Russia reported to have settled in Alabama. There were, however, first, second, third, fourth and fifth generation descendants living there at some point.
List of Places
There were 14 places in Alabama reported on the survey. Included below is the earliest year Germans from Russia reportedly arrived in each place. The “Germans from Russia Origins” column includes the region in Russia along with colony from which immigration took place, and/or the colony of immigrant's birth. The locations of the ancestral colonies today can be found on the Germans from Russia Settlement Locations map.