The 1920s Emigration of Mennonites from the Soviet Union to Canada and Latin America

Co-ordinated and Edited by Glenn H. Penner
(gpenner@uoguelph.ca)

The following are many of the translations and transcriptions referred to in my series of articles in the Mennonite Historian entitled "The 1920s Immigration to Canada -- Genealogical Sources."

Pre-emigration Sources

  • "The 1920s Mennonite Immigration to Canada: Pre-emigration Genealogical Sources, Part 1a" by Glenn H. Penner. Mennonite Historian (March 2022)
  • "The 1920s Mennonite Immigration to Canada: Pre-emigration Genealogical Sources, Part 1b" by Glenn H. Penner. Mennonite Historian (June 2022)

    Emigration Applications

  • "The 1920s Mennonite Immigration to Canada: Genealogical Sources, Part 2: Emigration Applications and Lists" by Glenn H. Penner. Mennonite Historian (September 2022)
  • Lists of Russian Mennonites Wishing to Leave the USSR via Dutch Aid Organizations, translated by Henry Fast (Winnipeg, Canada) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonites from the Soviet Union Wishing to go to Mexico: 1924, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonites from Millerowa Wanting to Immigrate to Mexico, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • List of Families from Prangenau, Molotschna who applied to emigrate to Mexico, 1924, transcribed and edited by Richard D. Thiessen.
  • List of Families from Schönau, Molotschna who applied to emigrate to Mexico, transcribed and edited by Richard D. Thiessen.
  • Emigration Applications for Mennonites of the Chortitza Region: 1928, translated by Olga Schmakina (Fresno, California) for the California Mennonite Historical Society; index prepared by Diana Kauenhofen (Winnipeg, Manitoba).
  • Emigration Applications for Mennonites of the Chortitza Region: 1929, translated by Wilhelm Friesen (Detmold, Germany) and Glenn H. Penner (Winnipeg, Canada)

    Ship Lists and Immigration Lists

  • Russian Mennonite Emigration List: 1922, provided by Glenn H. Penner.
  • Russian Mennonite Emigration List: 1923, provided by Glenn H. Penner.
  • Mennonites from the Soviet Union Settling in Mexico: 1924 to 1926, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 2 July 1924, translated by Wilhelm Friesen (Detmold, Germany) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: Molotschna Rayon, translated by Wilhelm Friesen (Detmold, Germany) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: Those who Wish to be Accommodated in the Province of Ontario, Canada, translated by Henry Fast (Winnipeg, Canada) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: Departure Visas Issued by the NKVD in Moscow to Mennonites Willing to Leave the Country, translated by Wilhelm Friesen (Detmold, Germany) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: Rejected Mennonites in Antwerp - S. S. Marglen, translated by Henry Fast (Winnipeg, Canada) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: List of Mennonites Rejected in Lebesh - S. S. Marglen, 27 July 1924, translated by Wilhelm Friesen (Detmold, Germany) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonite Emigration List for Transport #2, 1924: List of Mennonites Left Behind in Liverpool, translated by Henry Fast (Winnipeg, Canada) and Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites Who Immigrated to Mexico: 1924, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites who Immigrated to Mexico: A List from 1924, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites Who Immigrated to Mexico: Departing in October 1924, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites Who Arrived in Mexico on 14 December 1924, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites Who Immigrated to Mexico: 1925, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Russian Mennonites Who Settled in Rosario: 1925, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Mennonites from the Soviet Union who Settled in San Juan: September 1925, translated by Marvin Rempel (Vancouver, Canada); introduction by Glenn H. Penner (Mennonite Heritage Archives, Winnipeg, Canada).
  • Moscow: 1929, Extracts from Die Mennonitische Rundschau, compiled by Marvin Rempel.
  • Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization Registration Forms (1923-1930)

    Canadian Post-Immigration Sources

    Several people have volunteered their time towards the translations and transcriptions provided here. Many of these documents were difficult to read and their time is greatly appreciated. I have acknowledged the contributors at the top of each item.

    Since I am ultimately responsible as organizer and editor of this series, please send any comments or corrections to Glenn Penner.

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