Niedens

Names: 
Niedens
Nidens
May 1
History: 

Niedens was located 15 kilometers southeast of the railroad station at Gmelinskaya. It was not an official daughter colony, but a khutor (farmstead).

Following the collectivization of the early Soviet era, it grew to became a rather large Collective Farm with the name "May 1".

Church: 

There was not a church in Niedens.

Surnames: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1897
 
5
 
 
1910
 
26
 
 
1920
20*
131
 
 
1922
 
390
 
 
1926**
38
164
75
89
1931
 
646***
 
 

*Of which 14 households were German.
**Of whom 142 were German (34 households: 65 male & 77 female).
***Of which 550 were German.

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.wolgadeutsche.net

Map showing the location of Niedens (1935).

Latitude: 49.509595
Longitude: 8.179546