Kolb
Names
Kolb, Peskovatka, Peskovka, Peskowatka
Location
51º04' N 44º59' E
History
      Kolb was founded on 13 May 1767 by the Government as a Lutheran colony.
Church
      In the early years, Kolb was part of the Frank parish.
Pastors
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
32
88
1769
23
107
62
45
1773
31
143
83
60
1788
39
240
133
107
1798
52
357
187
170
1816
60
567
276
291
1834
109
950
502
448
1850
124
1,531
769
762
1857
183
1,885
943
942
1859
174
1,887
945
942
1883
2,559
1891
1894
1897
2,721
1,334
1,387
1905
2,722
1911
2,581
1912
3,800
1920
354
2,613
1922
2,575
1923
2,669
1926
469
2956*
1,443
1,513
1931
3,054**
*Of whom 2,950 (1,437 male and 1,513 female) were German.
**Of whom 3,053 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): 350.
- 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.
- Minkh, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province. Saratov, Russia, 1898.
- Orlov, Gregorii. Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II, 14 February 1769.
- 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.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 18.
External Links
Frank and Kolb, Russia (Kelly Horst)
Kolb (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 31 May 2013.
Map showing Kolb (1935).


Former "wooden" school in Kolb.
Source: Vladimir Krainev (2007)
at Wolgadeutsche.net.


Former "red" school in Kolb.
Source: Vladimir Krainev (2007)
at Wolgadeutsche.net.