Ostenfeld
Names
Ostenfeld, Porki, Voroshilovo
Location
51°06'30" N 46°37'30" E
History
      Ostenfeld was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1872. The colony was named in honor of the Chief Administrator of the Kontora (Office of Immigrant Oversight), Herr Osten-Sacken. Ostenfeld was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement.
      This village is now known as Voroshilovo.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1886
1891
1894
1897
19
127
66
61
1904
1910
19
149
77
72
1920
27
269
1926
38
295
137
158
Church
      The colonists in Osterfeld were members of the Köppental-Orloff congregation.
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
Ostenfeld (Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online)
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Lysanderhöh, Orlof,
Ostenfeld, and Medemtal (1935).