Neu-Balzer
Names
Neu-Balzer, Neu-Panzir, Novo-Panzir, Perevozinka
Location
50°58' N 44°56' E
History
      Neu-Balzer was officially founded on the left bank of the Perevozinka River in 1863 as a Reformed colony, however there were colonists living there as early as 1850. The original colonists were resettling from the colony of Balzer. It was located 97 kilometers southwest of Saratov.
      Neu-Balzer no longer exists.
Church
      The Reformed congregation in Neu-Balzer was part of the Dietel parish.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
139
1886
66
489
254
235
1891
656
331
325
1894
596
296
300
1897
1904
792
1911
142
944
1920
108
888
1922
922
1926
139
992
497
495
1931
1,277
Sources:
- Ananyan, Elena. "History of German Colony Neu Bauer from Beginning until Today." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia 37:2 (Summer 2014): 24-30.
- 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): 311.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 742-744.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
Surnames in Neu-Balzer
      Families with the following surnames are known to have lived in Neu-Balzer:
Bartuly
Bäcker
Bauer
Eurich
Grasmück
Gruen
Heckmann
Heft
Heil
Huber
Jäckel
Kaiser
Kähm
Keller
Kling
Messer
Popp
Reichert
Robertus
Roehrich
Roth
Rockel
Schneider
Stühr
Stumpf
Weber
Weissheim
Wuckert
External Links
Neu-Balzer (Wolgadeutsche.net)
Last updated 7 July 2014.
Map showing Neu-Balzer (1935).

Contemporary photo of the former Volga German colony of Neu-Bauer.
Source: www.schuk.ru