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March 2023 SGGEE Journal
In this issue of the SGGEE Journal, Erna Kolewe tells her story of survival during the Flucht (the Flight) near the end of World War II as Germans fled westward away from the oncoming Russian troops.


New on the Virtual SGGEE page (Members Only) Two virtual presentations on Submitting data for the Master Pedigree Database (MPD): Part I and Part II by Gary Warner, April 15 and April 29, 2023.


Master Pedigree Database (MPD) Updated April 30, 2023
The Master Pedigree Database has just been updated with the most current data received and processed to date. It has been merged resulting in 543,368 records all of which have been renumbered.


The German Colonies in Volhynia by Mykhailo Kostiuk
Originally published in Ukrainian, this work is a reliable introduction to German colonists in Volhynia, and one for which their English-speaking descendants have been waiting. Download a PDF version or order a printed copy now.


SGGEE Data Collections Guidelines
SGGEE has recently established guidelines for collection of personal data from its members covering several facets of activity conducted by SGGEE members including participation on Facebook, use of our listserv, and sharing of personal DNA data.

Volhynian Flour Mill - artistry by member Les Ollenberg
(see our Credits Page for more art by Les)


Formerly German-American Genealogical Partnership
SGGEE is a member of IGGP.

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