Paulskaya
Names
Paulskaya, Paulskoje, Paulskoye, Pavlovka
Location
51º41' N 46º38' E
History
      Paulskaya was founded as a Lutheran colony on 7 June 1767 by Baron Caneau de Beauregard. He named it Paulskaya in honor of Paul, the son of Catherine the Great and heir apparent.
      After 1915, Paulskaya was known by the name of Pavlovka.
Church
The Lutheran congregation in Paulskaya became an independent parish in 1905 with a resident pastor.
Pastors
After Paulskaya became an independent parish in 1905, it was served by the following pastors:
1907-1909 Karl Cramer
1911-1920 Karl Zimmer
1918-1927 Johann Seydlitz
1928-1935 Ernst Albert Boese
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
87
280
144
136
1769
88
298
160
138
1773
82
326
177
149
1788
51
297
145
152
1798
70
374
177
197
1816
89
546
266
280
1834
134
956
483
473
1850
165
1,320
668
652
1857
186
1,595
796
799
1859
175
1,675
836
839
1889
2,095
1897
2,424*
1,242
1,182
1904
3,166
1910
317
3,701
1,963
1,738
1912
3,602
1920
417**
3,344
1922
1,856
1923
2,049
1926***
410
2,370
1,160
1,210
1931
3,071****
*Of whom 2,421 were German.
**Of which 416 households were German.
***Of whom 2,366 (1,157 male & 1,209 female) were German living in 408 households.
****Of whom 3,070 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.
- The German Settlements in the USSR before 1941 [in Russian] (Moscow, 2002): 117.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869): II, p.13; IV, p.54-55.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 261.
- List of Populated Places of the Russian Empire, v.36 - Samara Province (St. Petersburg, 1864): 82.
- 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): 613.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 of the ASSR of the Germans of Volga Region (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): 28-83.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 198.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.
- Stumpp, Karl. The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1973): 73.
External Links
Paulskaya (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 31 May 2013.

Map of Paulskaya (1935).