Trippelsdorf
Names
Trippelsdorf, Verkhnaya Vodyanka
Location
50°24' N 47°06' E
History
      Trippelsdorf was located 15 kilometers east-northeast of the railroad station at Gmelinskaya on the Wiesenseite. It was not an official daughter colony, but a khutor (farmstead). Following the collectivization of the early Soviet era, it grew to became a rather large Collective Farm.
      Directly to the east, across a little creek was the khutor of Dienerheim.
Church
      There was not a church in Trippelsdorf.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1897
1910
1920
23*
151
1924
568**
1926***
27
160
83
77
1931
1,488****
*Of which 20 households were German.
**Of whom 543 were German.
***Of whom 149 were German (24 households: 78 male & 71 female).
****Of which 1,327 were German.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- wolgadeutsche.net
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Trippelsdorf
on the left (1935).