Schwab
Names
Bujdakow Bujerak, Bujdakowyj Bujerak, Bujdakow, Buidakov Buyerak, Buidakow Bujerak, Butkovka, Kulaly, Schwab, Schwabskij
Location
50º25' N 45º51' E
History
      Schwab was founded as a Lutheran colony on 8 July 1767 by the Government.
Church
      The congregation in Schwab was part of the Stephan parish which had been founded in 1771.
Pastors
      The congregation in Schwab was served by the following pastors:
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
45
132
1769
44
158
81
77
1773
45
187
102
85
1788
43
260
132
128
1798
45
310
159
151
1816
75
506
237
269
1834
98
832
439
393
1850
142
1,277
672
605
1857
139
1,328
697
651
1859
110
1,342
707
635
1886
117
959
483
476
1891
118
1,638
832
807
1894
118
1,783
900
883
1897
1,119
561
558
1904
1,919
1910
2,203
1912
2,295
1920
209*
1,204
1922
872
1926
205
1,105
522
583
1931
1,176**
*Of which 208 households were German.
**Of whom 1,174 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): 353.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- List of Settlements in the Russian Empire in 1859, vol. 38: Saratov Province (St. Petersburg, 1862): 59.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 95-98.
- 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): 621.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 11, 127-137.
- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, translated by Richard Rye (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001): 318.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Schnurr, Joseph, Die Kirchen und das Religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen - Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Russland, 1972): 193.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 18.
External Links
Schwab (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Village of Schwab (Rolene Kiesling)
Last updated 24 April 2014.
Map showing Schwab (1935).