Kana
Names
Kana, Kaneau, Kano, Kubanskaya, Kubanskoye, Neu-Kano, Novo-Kano
Location
50º25' N 46º37' E
History
      Kana was founded in 1860 by Lutheran colonists from Shcherbakovka, Schwab, Dreispitz, Holstein, Dobrinka, and Moor.
      In March 1930, there was a mass action against those identified as kulaks (wealthy) in Kana. Following the 1941 Deportation, Kana was permitted to keep its name.
Church
      The congregation in Kana belonged to the Lutheran parish headquartered in Gnadentau.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
1859
1886
101
721
354
367
1891
1894
1897
739*
368
371
1908
126
1,484
734
750
1910
183
1,535
785
750
1912
1,500
1920
201
1,349
1922
740
1926**
191
1,075
517
558
*Of whom 725 were German.
**Of whom 1,066 (511 male & 555 female) were German living in 188 households.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 312.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 16.
External Links
Kano (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian.
Original Settlers List (Jeruslan Nachrichten)
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Kana (1935).