Rosenfeld (am Nachoi)
Names
Rosenfeld, Rosenfeld am Nachoi, Rosenfeldt
Location
51°13'00" N 46°45'30"E
History
      Rosenfeld was founded in 1859 along the Nachoi River as a Lutheran colony. As of 1910, there were a Lutheran church, a school, and three windmills in the colony.
      Because of their proximity, Rosenfeld and Gnadendorf were merged into one settlement during the Soviet era.
Church
      The congregation in Rosenfeld am Nachoi was part of the Lutheran parish headquartered in Weizenfeld.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1859
1886
1889
1,028
1894
1897
1,121*
1905
1,729
1910
206
1,891
923
968
1912
6,200
1920
224**
1,381
1922
1,191
1923
1,299
1926***
265
1,393
716
677
1931
1,793****
*Of whom 1,114 were German.
**Of which 222 households were German.
***Of whom 1,387 (714 male & 673 female) were German living in 263 households.
****Of whom 1,771 were German.
Sources:
- Herdt, Karl. Die Namengebung zweier Woldadeutscher Dörfer, Alexanderdorf und Höh (Alexander-Höh): am Nachoistrom gelegen sowie Episoden aus dem damaligen Bauernleben und Skizzen aus der Steppentierwelt (Espelkamp: K. Herdt, 1983): 14.
- 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.
External Links
Rosenfeld (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 6 November 2013.
Map showing Rosenfeld
in the lower left of the cluster (1935).


Map of Colonies along the
Nachoi River (1860)
Source: Die Namengebung zweier Wolgadeutscher Dörfer, 1983 (p.14).