Survey Results: North Carolina

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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.

North Carolina

North Carolina became a state on November 21, 1789. Prior to statehood, it was the Province of North Carolina, a British colony, between 1712-1775.

According to the survey, the earliest Germans from Russia to arrive in North Carolina were first generation descendants of Black Sea Germans from the Kutschurgan colony of Selz. They arrived in Hendersonville, North Carolina in 1969.

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

List of Places

There were 13 places in North Carolina 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: North Carolina,” last modified February 22, 2020,