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Lutheran Church in Volhynia

Since the first registers were made available in the 1990s, much more material has been made available to researchers. Some are still only accessible in archives in Ukraine, Poland or Russia.

Lutheran Church Book duplicates 1833-1885
A searchable database on the FamilySearch website, based on the St. Petersburg collection of church register duplicates. Includes records from Volhynia, Kiev, Podolia and several other areas of the Russian Empire.

Odessa3 indexing of 1833-1885 registers
Another project that compiled the information from the 1833-1885 Lutheran registers.


Zhitomir Founded 1801; first pastor Georg Burchardt Ruehl
(Note: FHL refers to FamilySearch film numbers. Sign in or visit a FamilySearch centre to view the FamilySearch images)
1801-27 -- (St. Petersburg Archives) (FHL 1949480)
1827-41 -- (St. Petersburg Archives) (FHL 1949478)
1836 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/12) (FHL 1882646/1 pages 280-318) FamilySearch
1843 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/37) (FHL 1882594/2 pages 172-198) FamilySearch
1845 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/43) FamilySearch
1846 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/47) (FHL 1882637/3 pages 240-261) FamilySearch
1847 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/49) (FHL 1882638/2 pages 205-232) FamilySearch
1850 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/62) (FHL 1882653/3 pages 238-264) FamilySearch
1852 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/) (FHL 1883185/2 pages 310-338) FamilySearch
1853 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/76) (FHL 1883187/2 pages 313-344) FamilySearch
1855 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/82) (FHL 1884074/1 pages 276-301) FamilySearch
1857 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/93) (FHL 1884104/2 pages 362-400) FamilySearch
1858 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/97) (FHL 1884093/1 pages 800-828) FamilySearch
1859 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/100) (FHL 1884077/2 pages 268-300) FamilySearch
1860 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/105) (FHL 1884079/3 159-189) FamilySearch
1861 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/117) (FHL 1884094/1 pages 415-446) FamilySearch
1862 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/121) (FHL 1884096/1 pages 427-457) FamilySearch
1863 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/127) (FHL 1884098/3 pages 1-35) FamilySearch
1864 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/132) (FHL 1884123/3 pages 1-38) FamilySearch
1865 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/143) (FHL 1884087/2 pages 503-523) FamilySearch
1866 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/148) (FHL 1884089/1 pages 629-658) FamilySearch
1867 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/151) (FHL 1884090/2 pages 499-546) FamilySearch
1868 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/156) (FHL 1884092/2 pages 105-146) FamilySearch
1869 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/167) (FHL 1884109/4 pages 272-314) FamilySearch
1870 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/173) (FHL 1884113/1 pages 162-244) FamilySearch
1871 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/180) (FHL 1884128/1 pages 525-615) FamilySearch
1872 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/184) (FHL 1884114/1 pages 488-563) FamilySearch
1872 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/184) (FHL 1884128/1 pages 525-615) FamilySearch
1873 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/217) (FHL 1895621/1 pages 289-349) FamilySearch
1874 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/197) (FHL 1884118/3 pages 465-565) FamilySearch
1875 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/204) (FHL 1884065/2 pages 434-475) FamilySearch
1876 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/212) (FHL 1884069/2 pages 503-593) FamilySearch
1877 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/214) (FHL 1884071/1 pages 451-544) FamilySearch
1878 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/225) (FHL 1895624/2 pages 510-572) FamilySearch
1878 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/225) (FHL 1895625/1 pages 572-641) FamilySearch
1879 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/229) (FHL 1895627/2 pages 497-627) FamilySearch
1880 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/233) (FHL 1897588/2 pages 124-240) FamilySearch
1881 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/245) (FHL 1897593/3 pages 125-254) FamilySearch
1882 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/249) (FHL 1897596/1 pages 554-669) FamilySearch
1883 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/258) (FHL 1895614/3 pages 404-535) FamilySearch
1885 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/250) (FHL 1897691/6 pages 1-72) FamilySearch
1885 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/270) (FHL 1897692/1 pages 72-192) FamilySearch
1888 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/149) (births only) FamilySearch
1900 -- births deaths (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 18)
1900 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 51)
1902 -- births deaths (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 19)
1903 -- births deaths (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 20)
1902-1903 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 52)
1904 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 21)
1905 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 22)
1906 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 23)
1904-1906 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 53)
1907 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 24)
1908 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 25)
1907-1908 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 54)
1909 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 27)
1910 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 28)
1909-1910 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 55)
1912 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 29)
1913 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 30)
1912-1913 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 56)
1914 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 31)
1915, 1917 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 32)
1914-1915 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 57)

1933 -- Zhitomir Lutheran Church members


Rozyszcze (Roshischtsche) Founded 1862; first pastor Heinrich Wasem
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe


Heimtal Founded 1869; first pastor Heinrich Martin David Wasem
(Note: FHL refers to FamilySearch film numbers. Sign in or visit a FamilySearch centre to view the FamilySearch images)
1870 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/173) (FHL 1884113/1 pages 245-294) FamilySearch
1872 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/184) (FHL 1884114/1 pages 644-670) FamilySearch
1875 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/204) (FHL 1884065/2 pages 607-676) FamilySearch
1876 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/212) (FHL 1884069/2 pages 715-795) FamilySearch
1877 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/214) (FHL 1884071/1 pages 595-638) FamilySearch
1878 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/225) (FHL 1895625/1 pages 780-838) FamilySearch
1879 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/229) (FHL 1895627/2 pages 766-807) FamilySearch
1879 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/229) (FHL 1895628/1 pages 807-853) FamilySearch
1880 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/233) (FHL 1897588/2 pages 432-492) FamilySearch
1880 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/233) (FHL 1897589/1 pages 492-508) FamilySearch
1881 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/245) (FHL 1897594/1 pages 535-633) FamilySearch
1882 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/249) (FHL 1897596/1 pages 930-1002) FamilySearch
1883 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/258) (FHL 1895614/3 pages 792-809) FamilySearch
1883 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/258) (FHL 1895615/1 pages 809-888) FamilySearch
1885 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/270) (FHL 1897692/1 pages 602-738) FamilySearch
1900 -- births deaths (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 1)
1902 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 2)
1903 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 3)
1900, 1902, 1903 -- alphabetical (includes Emiltschin) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 58)
1906-07 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 4)
1908 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 5)
1909 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 6)
1906-1909 -- alphabetical (includes Emiltschin) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 59)
1910 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 7)
1911 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 8)
1912 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 9)
1913 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 10)
1910-1913, 1914 -- alphabetical (includes Emiltschin) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 60)
1914 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 11)
1910-1914 -- alphabetical (includes Emiltschin) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 61)


Tutschin, Kreis Rowno Founded 1888; first pastor Ernst Althausen
1905 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 21a)
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe


Novograd-Volynsky Founded 1889; first pastor Johann Theodor Ernst Barth
1900 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 33)
1902 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 34)
1903 -- births deaths (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 35)
1900, 1902, 1903 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 62)
1904 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 36)
1905 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 37)
1904, 1905 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 63)
1906 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 38)
1907 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 39)
1906, 1907 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 64)
1908 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 40)
1909 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 41)
1910 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 42)
1912 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 43)
1913 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 44)
1909, 1910, 1913 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 65)
1914-1919 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 45)
1914-1916, 1919 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 46)
1914-1916 -- alphabetical (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 66)


Wladimir-Volynsky Founded 1891; first pastor Eduard Alexander Hesse
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe


Emiltschin Founded 1896; first pastor Johannes Lockenberg
1900 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 12)
1902 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 12)
1903 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 12)
1900, 1902, 1903 -- alphabetical (includes Heimtal) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 58)
1908, 1909, 1910 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 14)
1906-1909 -- alphabetical (includes Heimtal) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 59)
1911, 1912 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 15)
1913 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 16)
1914 -- births deaths marriages (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 17)
1910-1913, 1914 -- alphabetical (includes Heimtal) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 60)
1910-1914 -- alphabetical (includes Heimtal) (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 61)


Lutsk Founded 1899; first pastor Arnold Friedrich Hoffmann
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe


Radomysl Founded 1901; first pastor Erich Gutkewitsch
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe
1907 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 47)
1908, 1909, 1910 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 48)
1911, 1912 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 49)
1913, 1914, 1915 -- (Zhitomir Archives Fond 67 opis 8 file 50)


Rowno (Rivne) Founded 1902; first pastor Ernst Althausen
Early records are in the Rowno archive.
Summary of records -- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe


Torczyn Founded 1930


Kostopol Founded 1936


Kowel Founded 1936


Josefin Founded 1937


Kiev Includes villages on the eastern edge of Volhynia
(Note: FHL refers to FamilySearch film numbers. Sign in or visit a FamilySearch centre to view the FamilySearch images)
1833 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/1) (FHL 1792290/1 pages 242-257) FamilySearch
1834 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/4) (FHL 1882642/3 pages 310-318) FamilySearch
1835 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/9) (FHL 1882645/1 pages 227-234) FamilySearch
1836 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/12) (FHL 1882646/1 pages 250-259) FamilySearch
1837 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/15) (FHL 1882647/2 pages 255-262) FamilySearch
1838 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/17) (FHL 1882648/1 pages 227-233) FamilySearch
1839 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/21) (FHL 1882649/2 pages 277-284) FamilySearch
1840 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/24) (FHL 1883190/3 pages 251-258) FamilySearch
1841 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/31) (FHL1883193/1 pages 439-447) FamilySearch
1842 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/34) (FHL1882493/2 pages 157) FamilySearch
1843 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/37) (FHL 1882594/2 pages 150-159) FamilySearch
1845 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/43) (FHL1882636/1 pages 199-209)) FamilySearch
1846 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/47) (FHL 1882637/1 pages 213-226)) FamilySearch
1847 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/49) (FHL 1882638/2 pages 176-191) FamilySearch
1848 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/52) (FHL 1882640/1 pages 612-627) FamilySearch
1850 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/62) (FHL 1882653/3 pages 207-223) FamilySearch
1852 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/72) (FHL 1883185/2 pages 259-279) FamilySearch
1853 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/76) (FHL 1883187/2 pages 286-305) FamilySearch
1855 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/82) (FHL 1884074/1 pages 241-265) FamilySearch
1857 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/94) (FHL 1884104/2 pages 326-343) FamilySearch
1858 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/97) (FHL 1884093/1 pages 780-799) FamilySearch
1859 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/100) (FHL 1884077/2 pages 227-246) FamilySearch
1860 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/105) (FHL 1884079/3 pages 133-149) FamilySearch
1861 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/117) (FHL 1884094/1 pages 377-402) FamilySearch
1862 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/121) (FHL 1884096/1 pages 397-418) FamilySearch
1864 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/133) (FHL 1884123/3 pages 394-419) FamilySearch
1865 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/141) (FHL 1884086/1 pages 393-421) FamilySearch
1866 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/148) (FHL 1884089/1 pages 590-621) FamilySearch
1867 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/151) (FHL 1884090/2 pages 412-440) FamilySearch
1868 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/156) (FHL 1884092/2 pages 54-93) FamilySearch
1869 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/167) (FHL 1884109/4 pages 217-257) FamilySearch
1870 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/173) (FHL 1884113/1 pages 356-397) FamilySearch
1871 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/180) (FHL 1884128/1 pages 449-500) FamilySearch
1871 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/217) FamilySearch
1872 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/184) (FHL 1884114/1 pages 417-472) FamilySearch
1873 -- (St. Petersburg Archives) (FHL 1895621/1 pages 250-288)
1874 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/197) (FHL 1884118/3 pages 424-464) FamilySearch
1875 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/204) (FHL1884065/2 pages 399-433) FamilySearch
1876 - (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/212) (FHL 1884069/2 pages 462-498) FamilySearch
1877 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/214) (FHL 1884071/1 pages 406-446) FamilySearch
1878 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/225) (FHL 1895624/2 pages 455-504) FamilySearch
1879 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/229) (FHL 1895627/2 pages 445-492) FamilySearch
1880 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/233) (FHL1897588/2 pages 75-119) FamilySearch
1881 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/245) (FHL1897593/3 pages 68-119) FamilySearch
1882 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/249) (FHL 1897596/1 pages 493-549) FamilySearch
1883 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/258) (FHL 1895614/3 pages 351-403) FamilySearch
1885 -- (St. Petersburg Archives 828-14/268) (FHL 1897691/4 pages 81-159) FamilySearch
1895-1916 -- (St. Petersburg Archives)



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