Schönfeld
Names
Mokrous, Polyanka, Schönfeld, Schönfeldt
Location
51°07'20" N 47°21'24"
History
      Schönfeld was founded in along the Jeruslan River in 1858 as a Lutheran colony by 521 resettlers from the colony of Pobochnaya.
      After the 1941 deportation, the village became known as Polyanka. Today there is not much remaining of this village.
Church
      Schönfeld was a Lutheran colony.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1859
515
1883
791
1889
863
1897
1,109*
565
544
1905
1,510
1910
1,922
1912
2,000
1920
245
1,520
1922
1,032
1926
204
943
454
489
1931
1,226**
*Of whom 1,103 were German.
**Of whom 1,205 were German.
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.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 18.
External Links
Schoenfeld (Laurin Wilhelm)
Last updated 7 April 2013.
Map showing Schönfeld (1935).