Husaren
Names
Gusarskij, Hasary, Husaren, Ilshanka, Jelschanka, Yelshanka
Location
50º44' N 45º27' E
History
      Husaren was founded as a Roman Catholic colony on 13 June 1765 by the Government.
Priests
      The parish in Husaren was served by the following priests:
Michael Haag (1875)
Johannes Beilman (1875-1876)
Andreas Seewald
August Gabel
Rev. Brunhard (1885-1886)
Andreas Müller
Johannes Burghardt (1903-1910)
Vicar Georg Dötzel (1903-1904)
Peter Glassmann (1913-1914)
Andreas Schönberger (1917-1928)
Adam Gareis (1928)
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1765
14
39
19
20
1767
95
1769
34
102
54
48
1773
34
123
65
58
1788
29
137
78
59
1798
33
195
94
101
1816
64
261
141
120
1834
100
635
314
321
1850
98
1,051
552
499
1857
110
1,175
598
577
1859
104
1,188
612
576
1886
222
1,510
772
738
1891
1894
188
1,995
1,091
904
1897
1,516*
736
780
1905
1,858
1911
2,179
1912
2,231
1920
306**
1,988
1922
1,417
1926***
317
1,616
791
825
1931
1,814
*Of whom 1,492 were German.
**Of which 303 households were German.
***Of whom 1,595 were German (311 households: 777 male & 818 female).
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): 350.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- List of Settlements in the Russian Empire in 1859, vol. 38: Saratov Province (St. Petersburg, 1862): 59.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 285-288.
- 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): 623.
- 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): 18.
External Links
Husaren (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Village Husaren (Alexander Rollhäuser)
Last updated 24 April 2014.
Map showing Husaren
on the right (1935).