Neu-Dönhof
Names
Neu-Denhoff, Neu-Dönhof, Neu-Dönhoff, Novaya Golobovka, Novinka
Location
51°01' N 45°08' E
History
      Neu-Dönhof was founded as a Lutheran colony in 1863 by colonists from Dönhof.
      Since the 1941 deportation, Neu-Dönhof has been known as Novinka.
Church
      The congregation in Neu-Dönhof was part of the Dietel parish and served by the pastors who lived there.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
712
374
338
1859
1886*
158
1,599
816
763
1891
150
1,894
982
912
1894
180
1,811
937
874
1897
1,804**
914
890
1904
1911
2,090
1920
254
2,382
1922
2,104
1926***
357
2,368
1,161
1,207
1931
2,535
*Of whom 39 (7 households) were not German.
**Of whom 1,799 were German.
***Of whom 2,360 were German (349 households: 1,153 male & 1,207 female).
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Fendel, Heinrich. History of the German Colony of Neu-Dönhof [in Russian] (online).
- 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): 162-164. (Online)
- 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): 18.
External Links
Neu-Dönhof (Wolgadeutsche.net)
Last updated 14 November 2014.
Map showing Neu-Dönhof (1935).


House in Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach


House in Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach


Panorama of Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach