Dinkel

Names: 
Dinkel
Oberholstein
Tarlykovka
Tarlykowka
Динкель
Тарлыковка
History: 

Dinkel was founded on 12 May 1767 by LeRoy & Pictet as a Lutheran colony.

Today, the former colony of Dinkel is known as Tarlykovka.

Church: 

The congregation in Dinkel was part of the Warenburg Lutheran Parish which had been established in 1770.       

A new church building was completed in 1894.

Pastors & Priests: 

The congregation in Dinkel was served by the following pastors:

  • 1785-1788 Friedrich Konrad Strengel
  • 1797-1825 Bernhard Wilhelm Litfass
Notable Individuals: 
Surnames: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
56
166
 
 
1769
52
173
91
82
1773
47
179
90
89
1788
 
 
 
 
1798
 
271
 
 
1816
 
 
 
 
1834
 
 
 
 
1850
 
 
 
 
1857
 
 
 
 
1859
 
 
 
 
1886
 
 
 
 
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
1,703*
862
841
1904
 
 
 
 
1910
 
 
 
 
1912
 
3,586
 
 
1920
356
2,564
 
 
1926**
315
1,592
714
878

*Of whom 1,669 were German.
**Of whom 1,585 were German (311 households: 708 male & 877 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): 349.
- 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): 609.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 297-311.
- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, translated by Richard Rye (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001): 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): 17.

Map showing Dinkel - on the right (1935).

Dinkel Lutheran Church built in 1894.
Source: Heimatbuch.

Church in Dinkel.
Source: Jorge Bohn.

School in Dinkel.
Source: Heimatbuch.

Back of Jacob Wilhelm Müller's tombstone at the cemetery in Dinkel. The front and back of the granite tombstone are of Jacob Wilhelm Müller. Jacob was born January 31, 1799 and died 27 or 24 1883.
Photo courtesy of Sharon While - August 2003.

Hand-drawn map of Dinkel.
Source: Sharon White.

Latitude: 49.006942
Longitude: 8.612312
Latitude: 49.714861
Longitude: 8.839583

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