Survey Results: Connecticut
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Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. Prior to statehood, it was an English colony called the Connecticut Colony (Colony of Connecticut or Connecticut River Colony) between 1636–1776.
According to the survey, the first Germans from Russia to arrive in Connecticut were immigrants from Gudine, a small village in what was Congress Poland (or Russian Poland), now in Lithuania. They settled in Waturbury, Connecticut in 1890.
Immigrant Germans from Russia along with first, second, third, fourth and fifth generation descendants were reported to have lived in Connecticut.
List of Places
There were 12 places in Connecticut 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.