Paulskaya, Paulskoje, Paulskoye, Pavlovka
51º41' N 46º38' E
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.
The Lutheran congregation in Paulskaya became an independent parish in 1905 with a resident pastor.
After Paulskaya became an independent parish in 1905, it was served by the following pastors:
**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.
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Paulskaya (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 31 May 2013.