Fischer
Names
Fischer, Krasnaya Polyana, Telausa, Teljausa, Telyausa, Telyauza
Location
51º41' N 46º37' E
History
      Fischer was founded as a Lutheran colony on 25 July 1765 by the Government.
Church
      Originally the congregation in Fischer was part of the Rosenheim parish which had been established in 1767.
Pastors
      The congregation in Fischer was served by the following pastors:
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
40
132
1769
36
132
67
65
1773
35
142
73
69
1788
40
213
106
107
1798
43
220
108
112
1816
55
354
164
190
1834
76
656
341
315
1850
109
993
501
492
1857
123
1,305
634
671
1859
1,298
1889
1,781
1897
1,921*
962
959
1904
2,631
1910
250
2,853
1,496
1,357
1912
2,987
1920
352**
2,626
1922
2,055
1926***
316
1,803
840
963
1931
2,353****
*Of whom 1,915 were German.
**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.
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): 349.
- 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): 2:14; 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.
External Links
Fischer (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 24 May 2013.
Map showing Fischer (1935).