in Banat, founded in 1768


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Welcome to Bogarosch

I am the DVHH Village Coordinator for Bogarosch & I hope to supply information, pictures and links which will be of interest to anyone researching Bogarosch. 

If you have any information or know of websites regarding Bogarosch, not already posted here or would like to help coordinate this site, please contact me.
  Diana Lambing

News & Latest Site Additions . . .

Future home of many Bogarosch residents who immigrated to the US: Destination: The Americas - see Philadelphia, PA

2004 - Bogarosch church has a new roof! No more damp walls; danger of collapse averted; no more worries!

Impressions of My Visit to Bogarosch, 2003
by Günther Goschi of Frankenthal, Germany

Historical Accounts

The First German Settlers in the Banat Community of Bogarosch
Contributions to the History of Migration of the German People Revised by Dr. Berta List 1942

A Short History of the Village of Bogarosch

The Petition of Bogarosch of 1849
The so-called Petition of Bogarosch was addressed to the Austrian Emperor Franz Josef on 2nd October 1849 and was the first political step made by the East Swabians

The deportation of Bogarosch people to Russia in 1945
(as experienced and described by Rosina Goschi née Holz)

The Last of the German Village of Bogarosch by Anton Zollner

Emigrating to America by Magdalena Dian, nee Jorch



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Bogarosch, Bogarisch (German)
Bogáros (Hungarian)
Bulgãrus, Romania (Official)
lies 20 km NNE of Hatzfeld (Jimbolia)

The Postal Code is 1956 and the village has its own railroad station, ‘Bulgarus’.

The population of the village in 1910 was 2,636 of which 93.4% were German1930 there were 2,350 inhabitants (92.6% German)1977 the population was 2,549

Bogarosch Ortsplan 1944 / Village plan of 1944 drawn by Dipl.-Ing. Paul and Christine Bitte.

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Note:  The house numbers nearest to the streets are the numbers used in 1952;  the numbers on the inside are those used in 1769 when the village was first settled 

  • Huttweide = Communal pastureland
  • Weingärten = Vineyards
  • Zigeunersiedlung = Gypsy Encampment
  • Kaule = Waterhole
  • Sportplatz = Sports Field
  • Mühle = Mill
  • Bahnhof = Railway Station

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Diana Lambing, unless otherwise noted.


Village Coordinator:
Diana Lambing

Last updated: 13 Feb 2012