Published by the Odessa History Book Club, Odessa, Saskatchewan, Canada, printed by Friesen Printers, Altona, Manitoba, 1983, 591 pages, hardcover.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide the book, A Sacred Heritage: Odessa & District. The history book consists of stories of Odessa and the people located near Regina, Saskatchewan.
The Odessa area was settled by many Black Sea Germans from South Russia with many families from the Catholic Kutschurgan, Beresan and Liebental villages while others came from the Volga German and Bessarabian villages.
The Family Histories section includes names such as: Adler, Badlinger, Ball, Baumgartner, Bohn, Fesser, Folk, Gerein, Getz, Glas, Hauck, Hoffart, Hoffman, Holzapel, Klein, Kopp, Moser, Reiss, Rink, Roth, Schaeffer, Schaaf, Schneider, Weichel, Zacher, Zerr and Ziegler. For some of these families, they first immigrated to the United States including the Dakotas and then moved to southern Saskatchewan.
A Sacred Heritage: Odessa & District
Book out of print and not available