Blumenheim

Names: 
Blumenheim
Krasnaya Zvezda
History: 

Blumenheim was founded as a kuhtor (farmstead) on the left bank of the Malyi Kushum River 100 kilometers northeast of Engels. Today the town is called Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star).       

Author L. Maier (b. 1923) was born in Blumenheim.

Church: 

The Lutheran congregation in Blumenheim was part of the Gnadenflur parish.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1920
27***
175
 
 
1922
 
174
 
 
1926
20
133*
62
71
1931
 
511**
 
 

*Of whom 109 were German.
**Of whom 478 were German.
***Of whom 25 were German.

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.

Map showing Blumenheim (1935).