Lilienfeld
Names
Belopolye, Lilienfeld, Lillienfeld, Neu-Orlovskaya, Neu-Orlowskaja, Nilgenfeld
Location
51°21' N 47°03' E
History
      Lilienfeld was founded in 1848 by colonists from Katharinenstadt, Orlovskaya, Boisroux, Ernestinendorf, Philippsfeld, Kaneau, and Paulskaya. Emigration to America began in 1878 when 11 people left.

Church
      The Lutheran congregation in Lilienfeld belonged to the parish headquartered in Fresental where the pastor lived.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
33
239
125
114
1857
46
317
170
147
1859
81
1,223
639
584
1889
896
1891
1894
1897
913
440
473
1905
1,438
1910
1,584
777
807
1912
1,500
1920
221
1,423
1922
1,162
1923
1,075
1926*
207
1,185
556
629
1931
1,404
*Of whom 1,178 were German (205 households: 552 male and 626 female).
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.
- 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): 16.
Resources
List of First Settlers, 1850 (Altenhoff.org)
External Links
- Lilienfeld Blog - in Russian
- Lilienfeld photographs
- Lilienfeld (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
- Lilienfeld (Altenhoff.org)
Last updated 7 April 2013.

Map showing Lilienfeld (1935).


Map of Lilienfeld reflecting 1930s.
Map compiled by Albert Reichert.
Source: Lilienfeld Blog.