Anton

Names: 
Anton
Antonow
Antonowka
Antonovskii
Sadovoye
Sebastinovka
Sebastjanowka
Sebastyanovka
Sewastjanowka
Sevastinovka
Sevastjanovka
Sevastyanovka
Sadovoye
Антон
Антоновский
Севастьяновка
Садовое
Sebastianovka
Daughter Colonies: 
History: 

Anton was founded on 7 September 1764 by the Government as a Reformed colony.

Today, what remains of the former colony of Anton is known as Sadovoye.

Church: 

The congregation in Anton was part of the parish headquartered in Messer.

A new church building was constructed in 1856 in the Kontor Style. This building still stands and is being used as a community cultural center.

Notable Individuals: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
63
229
 
 
1769
59
241
116
125
1773
59
270
127
143
1788
57
367
180
187
1798
54
356
177
179
1816
80
611
307
304
1834
103
988
488
500
1850
109
1,516
740
776
1857
146
1,690
828
862
1859
149
1,729
853
876
1886
224
1,951
963
988
1891
219
2,601
1,300
1,301
1894
225
2,565
1,285
1,280
1897
 
1,644*
786
858
1904
 
3,000
 
 
1910
 
3,047
 
 
1912
 
3,095
 
 
1920
378**
2,363
 
 
1922
 
1,633
 
 
1923
 
1,813
 
 
1926***
315
1,581
755
826
1931
 
2,248
 
 
1941
 
1,800
 
 

*Of whom 1,637 were German.
**Of which 376 households were German.
***Of whom 1,526 were German (310 households: 713 male & 813 female).

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): 348.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- 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 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 19, 51-69.
- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001): 311, 319.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 19.

Map showing Anton (1935)

Map showing Anton (1935)

Former school in Anton.

Former school in Anton.

Former school in Anton.

Former school in Anton.

Former Lutheran Church in Anton.

Former Lutheran Church in Anton.

Former Lutheran Church in Anton.

Former Lutheran Church in Anton.

Former grain storage building in Anton.

Former grain storage building.

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