Jablonowka, Laube, Lauwe, Yablonovka
51º04' N 46º01' E
Lauwe was founded as a Lutheran colony on 19 August 1767 by LeRoy & Pictet. The original 169 settlers were Lutherans from Nüremberg, Baden, Darmstadt, Neu-Isenburg, the Palatinate, the Rhineland, Saxony, and Brandenberg.
Lauwe was one of the villages that was looted during the 1774 uprising by Pugachev.
**Of which 255 households were German.
***Of whom 1,607 were German (286 households: 755 male & 852 female).
****Of whom 1,818 were German.
- 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.
- 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): 609.
- 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.
Descendants of Goeringer (George Overly)
Die Lauwe Lampe (Bernice Madden)
Lauwe A German Village on the Volga River (Ray Heinle)
Markus Ancestry (Debra Markus Earl)
Last updated 31 May 2013.