Holdfast: History and Heritage, Volume 2
Holdfast History Book Committee, Holdfast, Saskatchewan, Friesens
Corporation, Altona, Manitoba, 2005, 258 pages, hardcover.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide
this important community history book of Holdfast, Saskatchewan.
The Holdfast area was settled my many Black Sea Germans from the
Beresan and Kutschurgan District villages of South Russia (today
in southern Ukraine near Odessa).
The book includes current history of Holdfast. Pages 31 to 247
includes the "Family Histories" section which completes
a major part of this book.
The "Family Histories" section includes these names:
Bast, Bentz, Bitz, Burkart, Deibert, Dielschneider, Dilschneider,
Ehman, Eisenzimmer, Ell, Engelhart, Folk, Fuchs, Gelsinger, Heck,
Hoffert, Hungle, Klein, Kletzel, Kraft, Luetz, Maerz, Maier, Measner,
Mengel, Mertler, Metz, Miller, Schatz, Schlachter, Schneider, Schropp,
Selinger, Steinhauer, Thauberger, Thurmeier, Wolfe, Zerr and Ziegler.