Kukkus
Names
Kukkus, Neubrabant, Neu-Brabant, Privolzhskoye, Volskaya, Volskoye, Wolskoje
Location
51º05' N 45º47' E
History
      Kukkus was founded on 26 June 1767 as a Lutheran colony by LeRoy & Pictet.
Pastors
      The congregation in Kukkus was served by the following pastors:
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
51
187
1769
46
167
83
84
1773
44
181
100
81
1788
228
1798
315
1816
343
1834
826
1850
1,202
1857
1859
1,524
1883
2,226
1889
2,233
1894
1897
2,419*
1,201
1,218
1904
3,432
1910
3,334
1912
3,796
1920
2,709
1922
395**
2,228
1923
3,020
1926***
489
2,731
1,308
1,423
1939
3,108
*Of whom 2,367 were German.
**Of which 382 households were German.
***Of whom 2,684 were German (470 households: 1,284 male & 1,400 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): 351.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Orlov, Gregorii. Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II, 14 February 1769.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 197.
Resources Available
- Censuses - 1767, 1798, 1834, 1850, 1857
External Links
Kukkus Families Database (Rick Felsing)
Last updated 31 May 2013.
Map showing Kukkus (1935).


Kukkus Church

Map of Kukkus
created by Andreas Busick (1983)
Originally posted to wolgadeutsche.net.