Hockerberg
Names
Alexandrovka, Alexandrowka, Bohn, Bonn, Hockerberg
Location
51º45' N 45º24' E
History
      Hockerberg, a Lutheran colony, was founded on 15 August 1767 by Baron Caneau de Beauregard.
Church
      Hockerberg was originally part of the Lutheran parish headquartered in Bettinger. In 1820, it became part of the Näb parish.
      A church building was constructed of wood in Hockerberg in 1858. It could seat 800 worshipers.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
1769
24
105
60
45
1773
24
110
55
55
1788
19
105
55
50
1798
19
107
54
53
1816
33
231
116
115
1834
48
407
203
204
1850
66
633
315
318
1857
75
725
355
370
1859
71
645
324
321
1886
1891
1894
1897
1,102
555
547
1904
1910
189
1,676
868
808
1912
1,792
1920
235
1,475
1922
918
1926
172
979
492
487
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.
- 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.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 16.
External Links
Hockerberg (Wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 23 May 2013.
Map showing Hockerberg
in the center (1935).