Luzern
Names
Luzern, Michailowka, Mikhailovka, Rammler, Remmler, Roemmler, Römler, Römmler
Location
51º49' N 47º01' E
History
      Luzern was founded on 20 June 1767 as a Roman Catholic colony by Baron Caneau de Beauregard.
Church
      Coming soon . . .
Priests
      The parish in Luzern was served by the following priests:
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
1769
44
140
76
64
1773
44
188
90
98
1788
42
217
113
104
1798
44
275
133
142
1816
65
484
267
217
1834
104
920
466
464
1850
154
1,515
768
747
1857
170
1,687
875
812
1859
1,507
1883
2,310
1889
2,365
1897
2,875*
1,511
1,364
1905
3,697
1910
523
3,575
1,791
1,784
1912
3,860
1920
663
3,556
1922
3,023
1926**
594
2,823
1,353
1,470
1931
3,438***
*Of whom 2,865 were German.
**Of whom 2,818 (1,350 male & 1,468 female) were German living in 592 households.
***Of whom 3,435 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): 352.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- 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): 613.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II by Count Orlov, 14 February 1769.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 16.
External Links
- Remmler (Wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
- Luzern (Remmler), Russia (Kevin Rupp)
Last updated 24 May 2013.
Map showing Luzern
on the right (1935).