Doukhobor Settlements

Genealogy is, among other things, an exercise in geography. Successful research often hinges on identifying where one’s ancestors lived and when. Once we know the locality, we are in a position to consult the records and histories for the area in an effort to piece together the lives of our forebears. This section will assist you in understanding Doukhobor settlement dates and patterns, geographic setting, migration routes, place names, historical maps and changing political boundaries.


Place Names