Katharinental

Names: 
Katharinental
Katharinenthal
Yamskaya
History: 

Katharinental is a Lutheran daughter colony founded in 1860 by colonists resettling from Neu-Straub. It is 18 kilometers east-northeast of Krasny-Kut.

What remains of the colony of Katharinental is currently known as Yamskaya.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1886
 
 
 
 
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
907*
460
447
1904
 
 
 
 
1910
 
 
 
 
1912
 
1,800
 
 
1920
182
1,119
 
 
1926**
177
851
409
442

*Of whom 903 were German.
**Of whom 845 were German (174 households: 404 male & 441 female).

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 312.
- 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): 16.

Map showing Katharinental (1935).

Former church in Katharinental (2010).
Source: Olga Litzenberger via wolgadeutsche.net

Former church in Katharinental (2010).
Source: Olga Litzenberger via wolgadeutsche.net

Interior of the former Katharinental Church (2010).
Source: Olga Litzenberger via wolgadeutsche.net

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