Neu-Galka
Names
Neu-Galka, Pallasovka
Location
50°02' N 46°53' E
History
      Neu-Galka was founded in 1860 by Lutheran colonists resettling from Galka and Dobrinka.
      After the deportation of 1941, the area occupied by the former village was absorbed into the nearby Russian town of Pallasovka and is today a neighborhood of Pallasovka.
Church
      The congregation in Neu-Galka was part of the parish headquartered in Alt-Weimar.
Pastors
      As part of the parish headquartered in Alt-Weimar, the congregation in Neu-Galka was served by the following pastors:
Moses Asnaworjanz (1874-1887)
Karl Hermann Peter Brandt (1886-1900)
Johann Georg Schwartz (1901-1906)
Wilhelm Jürgenson (1906-1907)
Otto August Inser (1907-1908, 1910-1921)
Population

Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1888
211
1,222
643
579
1891
1894
1897
1,550*
773
777
1908
240
2,225
1,130
1,095
1910
252
2,419
1,217
1,202
1912
2,400
1920
418**
2,900
1922
2,710
1926***
582
3,191
1,567
1,624
*Of whom 1,503 were German.
**Of which 398 were German.
***Of whom 3,151 (1,542 male & 1,609 female) were German living in 566 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.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 198.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.
External Links
Map of Neu-Galka (Jane Dye)
Neu-Galka (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Neu-Galka (1935).