Beauregard
Location
46°43' N 51°41' E
Names
Beauregard, Boregard, Borgard, Bujerak, Buyerak, Provolzhskoye
History
      Beauregard was founded on 27 August 1766 by Baron Caneau de Beauregard as a Lutheran colony. There were some Roman Catholic colonists who settled there originally.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
67*
174
94
80
1769
60
196
105
91
1773
53
204
104
100
1788
37
168
92
76
1798
45
241
126
125
1816
49
365
183
182
1834
77
610
313
297
1850
106
869
432
437
1857
114
969
485
484
1859
116
848
446
402
1886
1889
1,369
1894
1897
1,608
825
783
1904
1,707
1907
2,071
1910
350
2,366
1,164
1,202
1912
2,484
1920
326**
2,217
1922
1,306
1926***
261
1,363
673
690
1931
2,087
*An additional 85 households were included in the 1767 census of Beauregard who were destined to be settled in other colonies the following year.
**Of which 325 households were German.
***Of whom 1,359 (670 male & 689 female) were German living in 260 households.
External Links
Beauregard (Wolgadeustche.net) - in Russia
Sources:
- Beratz, Gottieb. The German colonies on the Lower Volga, their origin and early development: a memorial for the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first German settlers on the Volga, 29 June 1764. Translated by Adam Giesinger (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1991): 348.
- 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.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869): 2:13; 4:54-55.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 261.
- Orlov, Gregorii. Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II, 14 February 1769.
- Pallas, P.S. Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. Theil 3,2, Reise aus Sibirien zurueck an die Wolga im 1773sten Jahr (St. Petersburg: Kaiserl. Academie der Wissenschaften, 1776): 613.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 177-214.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 16.
- Stumpp, Karl. Die Auswanderung aus Deutschland nach Rußland in den Jahren 1763 bis 1862 (Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 2004): 68.
Last updated 31 May 2013.
Map showing Beauregard (1935).