Konstantinovka

Names: 
Konstantinovka
Konstantinowka
Kopenka
Kottschetnoje
Schilling
Шиллинг
Константиновка
History: 

Konstantinovka was founded on the banks of the Yeruslan River in 1859 by colonists resettling from the colonies of Schilling, Jost, Merkel, Dönhof, Kutter, and Moor.

Konstantinovia is located directly across the Yeruslan River from the Russian town of Logniovka.

Today, what remains of the former Volga German settlement of Konstantinovka is still known by the name of Konstantinovka.

Church: 

The original colonists of Konstantinovka were Lutherans.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1859
 
211
 
 
1886
 
 
 
 
1889
 
667
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
822*
405
417
1905
 
1,505
 
 
1910
143
1,905
964
941
1912
 
1,800
 
 
1920
150**
1,076
 
 
1922
 
739
 
 
1923
 
830
 
 
1926***
187
941
443
498
1931
 
1,034****
 
 

*Of whom 807 were German.
**Of which 145 households were German.
***Of whom 937 (439 male & 498 female) were German living in 183 households.
****Of whom 1,000 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): 220.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869. [in Russian]
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 312.
- Map of the collectives of the Volga German Republic (1938).
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 16.

Map showing Konstantinovka (1935).

Ruins of the steam mill in Konstantinovka.
Source: Vladimir Kakorin.

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