Neu-Weimar

Names: 
Neu-Weimar
Novaya Ivantsovka
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Новая Иванцовка
Иванцовка
Новая Ванцовка
Ivantsovka
Novaya Vantsovka
Mother Colonies: 
History: 

Neu-Weimar was founded 220 miles southeast of Saratov in 1861 by colonists from Galka, Stephan, Schwab, and Dobrinka. There are colonists recorded there already, however, on the 1857 census.

Today, what remains of Neu-Weimar is called Novaya Ivantsovka.

Church: 

Originally, the congregation in Neu-Weimar belonged to the Lutheran parish headquartered in Morgentau. In 1876, it became affiliated with the parish in nearby Alt-Weimar.

There was a prayerhouse (Bethaus) located in the colony.

Pastors & Priests: 

The congregation in Neu-Weimar was served by the following pastors:

1874-1887 Moses Asnaworjanz
1886-1900 Karl Hermann Peter Brandt
1901-1906 Johann Georg Schwartz
1906-1907 Wilhelm Jürgenson
1907-1908, 1910-1921 Otto August Inser

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1888
1,094
215
586
526
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
1,332*
673
659
1908
237
2,246
1,144
1,102
1910
257
2,366
1,191
1,175
1912
 
2,300
 
 
1920
344**
2,281
 
 
1922
 
1,834
 
 
1926***
383
2,198
1,067
1,131

*Of whom 1,327 were German.
**Of which 342 were German households.
***Of whom 2,158 (1,046 male & 1,112 female) were German living in 373 households.

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 313.
- 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: 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.

Map showing Neu-Weimar (1935).

Latitude: 51.033333
Longitude: 13.733333

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