Central Oklahoma Chapter


The purpose of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia is to bring together people interested in the history of Germans from Russia. Through a better understanding of Germans from Russia, we will promote a better appreciation of their history and the preservation of their culture through their descendants.


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2018 Schedule of Events

Please note:  Most meetings are held on 3rd Sat. of each month. 
                  Regular Meeting Place:  Our Lord’s Lutheran Church
                  12:30-Social  1:00-2:15  Program Refreshments: 
Bring a snack, drinks and service items will be furnished

“Our German Russian Heritage     
                           connecting families
                                  generation to generation

November 17Research at the OK History Library

Researching by using the Oklahoma Online Resources.

Debra Spindle, PhD, MLIS Oklahoma History Center Librarian will present the program Researching by using the Oklahoma Online Resources for the November 17 meeting of the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. A key focus of the presentation will be on church and cemetery records.  Dr. Spindle will use the Oklahoma Research Guide she developed for the Oklahoma Historical Society as she emphasizes how the Oklahoma History Center’s Research Library is a repository of resources to aide in your Family History Research.  A laminated Oklahoma Research Guide will be given to each member present.

The meeting will be held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, OKC. Meet in the Research Library with registration at 10:00 a.m. and presentation is 10:30-11:45, lunch at the Winnie Mae Café on 2nd floor, research help on your family history 1:00 until ?  Remember to bring information on the churches and cemeteries of your family history or questions pertaining to other research.  The Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia generally meets on the third Saturday of the month, with speakers of interest to German Russian genealogy and cultural heritage.   For more information on the November 17 meeting, contact Anna Thompson, 405-306-4434.

December 1Christmas Dinner Pot Luck and business meeting

1:00 at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church

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      Board Members

Chapter President
LaDonna Hunt

 1st Vice President
Anna Thompson gus.anna@yahoo.com Harriett Wahler

2nd Vice President
Rick Huebert

Recording Secretary
Diana Parker

Dr. Phil Brian

  Standing Committes



Delbert Amen (405)751-9029 delbertamen@cox.net

Newsletter Editor
Terri Moorman


Harold Penner 


Web Admins & Technology
Terri Moorman

Howard Foote hfoote@cox.net

Genealogy Research
Anna Thompson


Additional Committees

Corresponding Secretary
Mary Mushrush marymushrush@cox.net


Cookbook Project
Freddie Baker (405) 433-2778