Susannental
Names
Susannental, Susannenthal, Winkelmann
Location
51º49' N 47º00' E
History
      Susannental was founded on 3 August 1767 by Baron Caneau de Beauregard as a Lutheran colony. It was named after Baron Beauregard's wife.
Church
      Before 1820, Susannental was part of the parish headquartered in Bettinger. Beginning in 1820, Susannental became part of the parish headquartered in the neighboring parish of Näb.
      The first church built in Susannental was in 1873. It was constructed of wood and could seat 1,200 worshipers.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
36
98
60
38
1769
10
134
70
64
1773
19
86
44
42
1788
18
86
50
36
1798
19
112
52
60
1816
28
188
93
95
1834
39
336
172
164
1850
52
495
256
239
1857
64
632
314
318
1859
642
1889
1,004
1897
1,032
533
499
1905
1,764
1910
172
1,883
992
891
1920
216*
1,476
1922
1,151
1926
172
979
465
514
1931
1,194
*Of which 213 households 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.
- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists. Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869): 2:13; 4:52-53.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 292.
- 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 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.
External Links
- Susannental (David Schmidt)
- Susannental (wolgadeutsche.net) - in Russian
Last updated 22 May 2013.

Lutheran Church in Susannental.
Source: Bill Pickelhaupt