Lauwe
Names
Jablonowka, Laube, Lauwe, Yablonovka
Location
51º04' N 46º01' E
History
      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.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
58
169
1769
41
152
76
76
1773
47
179
90
89
1788
165
1798
244
1816
540
1834
69
600
1850
103
927
1857
116
1859
1,103
1889
1,548
1891
1894
1897
1,695*
845
850
1904
2,412
1910
2,588
1912
2,680
1920
256**
1,968
1922
1,730
1926***
293
1,639
770
869
1931
1,850****
*Of whom 1,654 were German.
**Of which 255 households were German.
***Of whom 1,607 were German (286 households: 755 male & 852 female).
****Of whom 1,818 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): 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.
External Links
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)
Yablonovka (Wikipedia)
Last updated 31 May 2013.

Map showing Lauwe (1935).