Erlenbach
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Names
Erlenbach
Location
50°16' N 45°02' E
History
      Erlenbach was founded in 1847 as a Lutheran colony by colonists resettling from Grimm, Franzosen, Dönhof, Stephan, Shcherbakovka, Galka, Holstein, Schwab, and Dobrinka.
Church
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Pastors
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Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
1857
58
593
309
284
1859
57
612
314
298
1886
131
1,092
562
530
1891
1894
142
884
458
426
1897
1,180*
604
576
1904
1,320
1911
1,525
1920
224**
1,560
1922
1,368
1926***
234
1,462
724
738
1931
1,613****
*Of whom 1,175 were German.
**Of which 219 households were German.
***Of whom 1,453 were German (231 households: 716 male & 737 female).
****Of whom 1,601 were German.
External Links
Erlenbach (Wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
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.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 311.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 1399-1402.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 19.
Last updated 6 April 2013.
Map showing Erlenbach (1935).