Survey Results: Maine

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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.


Maine became a state on March 15, 1820. Prior to statehood, it was a part of the state of Massachusetts known as the District of Maine between 1778–1820.

According to the survey, the earliest Germans from Russia to arrive in Maine were fourth generation Volga Germans from the colony of Kukkus. They settled in Manchester, Maine in 1988.

There were no immigrant Germans from Russia reported to have settled in Maine. There were, however, third, fourth and fifth generation descendants living there at some point.

List of Places

There were 5 places in Maine 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: Maine,” last modified February 22, 2020,