Medemtal
Names
Gusevka, Husevka, Medemtal
Location
51°06'50" N 46°38'30" E
History
      Medemtal was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1872 [some sources cite 1873 or 1874]. Medemtal was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement. There were also Lutherans living in the colony.

Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1883
57
1889
114
1894
1897
30
219
118
101
1905
192
1910
31
247
127
120
1920
40
397
1922
174
1926
61
381
178
203
1931
854*
*Of whom, 836 were German.
Pastors
Coming soon.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005): 402.
- Dyck, Johannes J. Am Trakt: A Mennonite Settlement in the Central Volga Region. Winnipeg, MB: CMBC Publications, 1995.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 334.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): pp.28-83.
External Links
Mendemtal (wolgadeutsche.net)
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Lysanderhöh, Orlov,
Ostenfeld, and Medemtal (1935).