Fischer, Krasnaya Polyana, Telausa, Teljausa, Telyausa, Telyauza
51º41' N 46º37' E
Fischer was founded as a Lutheran colony on 25 July 1765 by the Government.
Originally the congregation in Fischer was part of the Rosenheim parish which had been established in 1767.
The congregation in Fischer was served by the following pastors:
**Of which 351 households were German.
***Of whom 1,798 (836 male & 962 female) were German living in 314 households.
****Of whom 2,352 were German.
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- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869): 2:14; 4:56-57.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 325.
- 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): 612.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 407-418.
- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, translated by Richard Rye (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001): 318.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): 28-83.
- Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II by Count Orlov, 14 February 1769.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.
Fischer (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 24 May 2013.