Alexandertal
Names
Alexandertal, Alexandrovka, Neu-Schilling, Neu-Sosnovka, Settlement No. 11
Location
50°19' N 45°23' E
History
      Alexandertal was founded in 1855 (1853 per Dietz & Koch) by Lutheran colonists from Schilling.

Church
Coming soon . . .
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
30
195
126
69
1859
19
213
123
90
1886
60
445
227
218
1891
1894
781
405
376
1897
1904
1911
536
1920
111
758
1922
703
1926*
118
723
324
399
1931
855
*Of whom 721 were German (322 male & 399 female).
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005): 215.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869 (Appendix II, p.10; Appendix IV, pp.52-53).
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 311.
- List of Settlements in the Russian Empire in 1859, vol. 38: Saratov Province (St. Petersburg, 1862): p.62.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 9-12. (Online)
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): pp.28-83.
- "The Settlement Alexandertal." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia - VI:2 (Summer 1983): 12-13.
External Links
Alexandertal (Dick Kraus)
Alexandertal (Gary Martens)
Alexandertal (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 14 November 2014.
Map showing Alexandertal (1935).