Dear Glückstal Colonies Descendant:

This is an invitation to join or renew your membership with the Glückstal Colonies Research Association.

We sincerely hope that you will join with us in seeking out the origins of our forefathers in Germany. What we would like from you is

  • Your pedigree and family group charts telling who your ancestors were and where they were located.

  • A statement as to what, where and when you have already researched.

  • An indication as to some research you would be willing to undertake and share with the rest of us.

There is a $20 USD annual fee for membership payable through PayPal or by check. Two newsletters a year averaging 64 pages of research data are included with an annual membership.

If you would care to join this exciting project, please

  1. New Members, fill out this application form and

  2. Pay your dues by clicking on the PayPal button below, or by sending a check for for $20 USD to this address: Peter Schmidt, GCRA Treasurer, P.O. Box 313, Eureka, SD 57437

  3. If you're renewing your membership, you do not need to fill out the form unless your contact information has changed or you want to volunteer for GCRA.

Memberships also make great gifts to family members and friends.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Glückstal Colonies Research Association! You are on your way to learning more about your Germans from Russia Heritage and your Glückstal Colonies families.

Sincerely yours,

Glückstal Colonies Research Association Steering Committee

Page last updated 5 March 2022