Neu-Dönhof

Names: 
Neu-Denhoff
Neu-Dönhof
Neu-Dönhoff
Novaya Golobovka
Novinka
Ней-Денгоф
Новая Гололобовка
Ней-Гололобовка
Новое
Новинка
Mother Colonies: 
History: 

Neu-Dönhof was founded as a Lutheran colony in 1863 by colonists from Dönhof.

Following the 1941 deportation, Neu-Dönhof was officially renamed Novinka on 31 March 1944 and that is the name by which it is known today.

Church: 

The congregation in Neu-Dönhof was part of the Dietel parish and served by the pastors who lived there.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
 
712
374
338
1859
 
 
 
 
1886*
158
1,599
816
763
1891
150
1,894
982
912
1894
180
1,811
937
874
1897
 
1,804**
914
890
1904
 
 
 
 
1911
 
2,090
 
 
1920
254
2,382
 
 
1922
 
2,104
 
 
1926***
357
2,368
1,161
1,207
1931
 
2,535
 
 

*Of whom 39 (7 households) were not German.
**Of whom 1,799 were German.
***Of whom 2,360 were German (349 households: 1,153 male & 1,207 female).

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Fendel, Heinrich. History of the German Colony of Neu-Dönhof [in Russian] (online).
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 311.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 162-164. (Online)
- 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): 18.

Map showing Neu-Dönhof (1935).

House in Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach

House in Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach

Panorama of Neu-Dönhof (2009).
Source: Georgi Spach

Latitude: 49.842708
Longitude: 8.826458
Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389

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