Hohendorf

Names: 
Hohendorf
Visokoye
Vysoloye
History: 

Hohendorf was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1861. As it was located on an elevated parcel of land, it was given the name of "high village." Hohendorf was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1886
 
 
 
 
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
18
96
47
49
1904
 
 
 
 
1910
20
107
47
60
1912
 
300
 
 
1920
27
212
 
 
1926*
32
179
85
94

*Of whom, all but one woman were German.

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.
- Dyck, Johannes J. Am Trakt: A Mennonite Settlement in the Central Volga Region. Winnipeg, MB: CMBC Publications, 1995.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869 (Appendix II, p.16).
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 312.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 334.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): pp.28-83.

Map showing Hohendorf (1935).