Neu-Weimar
Names
Neu-Weimar, Novaya Ivantsovka
Location
50º1' N 46º47' E
History
      Neu-Weimar was founded in 1861 as a Lutheran colony. It is 220 miles southeast of Saratov. The colonists who relocated to Neu-Weimar came from Galka, Stephan, Schwab, and Dobrinka.
Church
      The congregation in Neu-Weimar belonged to the parish headquartered in nearby Alt-Weimar.
Pastors
      As part of the parish headquartered in Alt-Weimar, the congregation in Neu-Weimar 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
1,094
215
586
526
1891
1894
1897
1,332*
673
659
1908
237
2,246
1,144
1,102
1910
257
2,366
1,191
1,175
1912
2,300
1920
344**
2,281
1922
1,834
1926***
383
2,198
1,067
1,131
*Of whom 1,327 were German.
**Of which 342 were German households.
***Of whom 2,158 (1,046 male & 1,112 female) were German living in 373 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): 313.
- 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
Neu-Weimar (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Alt-Weimar on the left
and Neu-Weimar on the right (1935).