Beulah, North Dakota: Golden Anniversary, 1914 -
Compiled by Jubilee Book Committee, Beulah, North Dakota, Richtman's
Printing, Fargo, North Dakota, 1964, 247 pages, hardcover.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this important North Dakota community golden jubilee book of Beulah,
There are pages covering the history of the churches including:
Church of God, Concordia Lutheran, Congregational, Evangelical United
Brethren, Immanuel Baptist, Evangelical Trinity Lutheran Congregation-Kronthal,
Neu-Glueckstahl Congregational, Peace Lutheran, Saint Benedict Catholic,
Saint Joseph's Catholic, Zion Lutheran, and St. John's Lutheran.
An interesting section is "The Earliest Settlers" of
the Native Americans. Histories of pioneer families cover a major
part of the book from pages 110-231 including these German names:
Becker, Buchfinck, Benz, Singer, Flemmer, Boeshans, Goetz, Daffee,
Eisenbeis, Hafner, Heihn, Wolf, Herman, Keller, Schnaidt, Kemmet,
Jakober, Jaeger, Hauck, Huber, Joachim, Fischer, Maier, Hilz, Miller,
Mohl, Ost, Kessler, Krausz, Martell, Herrmann, Schutz, Kraft, Hertz,
Pfenning, Raeszler, Reinhardt, Reub, Heth, Schnaidt, Sailer, Tesky,
Klaudt, Held, Boeckel, Kasper, Renke, Schmid, Muhlhauser, Thomas,
Unruh, Spier, Flemmer, Klundt, Blumhardt, Voegele, Winkler, and
For many of the family histories, there is identification of the
former German villages of South Russia and Bessarabia. Immigrant
families to the Beulah area came primarily from the Beresan and
Glückstal Lutheran and Catholic villages today near Odessa,
Ukraine; Crimea in Ukraine, and Bessarabia.
Village names include: Alt Friedental, Alt Arzis, Bishterick, Hoffnungstal,
Glueckstal, Johannestal, Kronental, Leipzig, Lichtental, Odessa,
Peterstal, Rohrbach, Selz, and Waterloo. Many of the families identify
the name of Krem or Crimea. Immigrant families identify Tripp, Eureka
and Freeman, South Dakota, where their ancestors first lived before
settling in the Beulah area.
Beulah, North Dakota: Golden Anniversary, 1914 - 1964
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