Alexandertal

Names: 
Alexandertal
Alexandrovka
Neu-Schilling
Neu-Sosnovka
Settlement No. 11
Александрталь
Александровка
History: 

Alexandertal was founded in 1855 (1853 per Dietz & Koch) by Lutheran colonists from Schilling.

Notable Individuals: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
30
195
126
69
1859
19
213
123
90
1886
60
445
227
218
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
781
405
376
1897
 
 
 
 
1904
 
 
 
 
1911
 
536
 
 
1920
111
758
 
 
1922
 
703
 
 
1926*
118
723
324
399
1931
 
855
 
 

*Of whom 721 were German (322 male & 399 female).

Sources: 

- 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): 215.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869 (Appendix II, p.10; Appendix IV, pp.52-53).
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 311.
- List of Settlements in the Russian Empire in 1859, vol. 38: Saratov Province (St. Petersburg, 1862): p.62.Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 9-12. (Online)
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): pp.28-83.
- "The Settlement Alexandertal." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia - VI:2 (Summer 1983): 12-13.

Map showing Alexandertal (1935).