PUBLISHED BOOKS OF INTEREST
Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Parish
and the Founding of the Colonies of Rastadt, Kathrinenthal and Speier
Written by Rev. Father H. Metzger in the German Language on the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the First Settlers, 3 June 1930 Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo, North Dakota, 85 pages, softcover, English language.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to announce publication of Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Parish and the Founding of the Colonies of Rastadt, Kathrinenthal and Speier, located southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Immigrants from the Catholic Beresan District villages of South Russia settled this area of Saskatchewan.
The publication and text was first printed in the German language, with a translation to the English language for this publication. There are many historical and current photographs, maps, and diagrams included in this publication. For more information and pricing go to
The First Settlers include these family names: Ackermann, Andreas, Anton, Babel, Bast, Bengert, Benz, Dielschneider, Dietz, Dornhauser, Ebenal, Ehmann, Ell, Erbele, Fahlmann, Ferner, Frey, Fuchs, Grtner, Geis, Giese, Gustin, Herauf, Heker, Ihly, Keller, Koch, Koffler, Kopp, Kraus, Lanz, Materi, Mayer, Obrigevitch, Ott, Reinhardt, Reinlnder, Resch, Rieberger, Schmidt, Scherger, Schneider, Schropp, Selinger, Sperling, Sticka, Thaler, Thauberger, Thomas, Troppmann, Wagner, Weber and Wollbaum.