Venezuela Emigration and Immigration

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In the genealogical periodical GENEALOGIE for the year 1975, Heft 8, page 629 the author Renate Hauschild-Thiessen has extracted a list of German emigrants bound for Venezuela and other South American countries between the years 1850 and 1865. The periodical article is available through the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, call number 943 B2gf.

Also, in the same periodical the author Karl Werner Klüber listed passengers from Baden (Kaiserstuhl) bound for Venezuela in 1843 where they founded the village of Tovar. Later people from Elsass, Hessen and Mecklenburg joined this group. The list of  145 men, 96 women and 117 children is accessible through the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, call number 943 B2gf in GENEALOGIE, year 1965, Heft 5, page 538.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at: