Survey Results: Arkansas
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Please note that the information presented here is only that which was reported in the survey from 2019 and does not include information or places reported in older published sources.
Arkansas became a state on June 15, 1836. Prior to statehood, it was known as the Territory of Arkansas (or Arkansas Territory) between 1819–1836.
According to the survey, the earliest Germans from Russia to arrive in Arkansas were first generation descendants of Volga Germans from the colony of Norka. They arrived arrived in Texarkana in 1909.
There were no immigrant Germans from Russia reported to have settled in Alabama. There were, however, first, second, third and fourth generation descendants living there at some point.
List of Places
There were 7 places in Arkansas 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.
Cite This Page: Sandy Schilling Payne, “Survey Results: Arkansas,” last modified February 21, 2020, https://america.germansfromrussiasettlementlocations.org/the-survey/results/AR.