|Germans from Russia Weddings: From the Steppe of
Bessarabia and South Russia to the Dakota Prairies
Marie Rudel Portner Germans from Russia Room
North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo
Photograph Archives, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
Selected photographs from the exhibit prepared by Jay Gage,
Exhibits and Textiles Curator, the Germans from Russia Heritage
Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo
|John Gottfried Schulz and Pauline
Kist, married September 9, 1909, South of Kulm, (Dickey County)
North Dakota. Bessarabien Heimat Bildkalender 1994,
||John M. Lipp married Eva Baumgartner in June
1923 at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Krasna, Emmons County,
ND, seven miles west of Strasburg. The Lipp family originated
at Joehlingen, Baden, 1727, immigrating in 1808 to Elsass, Kutschurgan
District. Both bride and groom had Baumgartner ancestors from
neighboring village of Selz. Phillip Lipp 1910, Institute
Room Germans from Russia CS71.L762 1988, page 27. Photograph
from the Jolenta Fischer Masterson Collection.
|As Volhynian Lutheran immigrants to Milwaukee
area, Emma Ihde and Julius Swanke are regal on their wedding
day, June 29, 1911, at Peshtigo, Wisconsin. In 1913 they homesteaded
south of Tower City, ND. Julius Swanke, son of Wilhelm Swanke
and Paulina Konrad, was born August 17, 1887 in Novogrod, Volhynia,
White Russia. Tower City Centennial History, Institute
Room F644.T59 T65, Page 450.
||Flugelhorn brass band provide "high
time" for the traditional Lutheran wedding of Christian J. Hoffman
and Marie Siewert, 1936, at Kodschalak, Dobrudscha, (Romania).
Heimatbuch der Dobrudscha-Deutschen 1840-1940, Institute
Room Germans from Russia DR281.D5 H44 1986, page 131.
|This elaborate Catholic wedding
portrait of William Scheele and his bride, Margaret Biegler,
was taken at Ipswich, South Dakota on November 23, 1914 .
||Jacob Schlecht, Jr. and Christina Rudolf were
married with Lutheran vows on June 27, 1919 in Vananda, Montana,
later living at Jud, ND. Jacob was born in 1896 in Friedenstal,
Bessarabia, son of Jacob Schlecht and Barbara Vogel. Christina
was daughter of Peter Rudolf and Katherina Walth. Descendants
of Friedrich Schlecht Family by Wilbur Schlecht, 1998. Institute
Room Germans from Russia CS71.S3388 1998.
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