Reinhard

Names: 
Osinovka
Osinowka
Osipovka
Oßinofka
Reinhard
Reinhart
Reinhardt
Осиновка
Рейнгардт
History: 

Reinhard was founded on 15 July 1766 by LeRoy & Pictet as a Lutheran colony. By a Decree dated 26 February 1768, it was given the offical Russian name of Osinovka.

Today, what remains of the former colony of Reinhard is known as Osinovka.

Church: 

Originally the congregation in Reinhard was part of the Rosenheim parish which had been established in 1767.

Pastors & Priests: 

The congregation in Reinhard was served by the following pastors:

  • 1767-1785 Ludwig Helm
  • 1777-1787? Daniel Willi
  • 1786-1788 Laurentius Ahlbaum
  • 1788-1791 Klaus Peter Lundberg
  • 1792-1815 Mag. Christian Friedrich Jäger
  • 1821-1826 Johann Hasthoffer
  • 1830-1841 Johann Christian Lindblatt
  • 1842-1851 Ferdinand Magnus Masing
  • 1853-1880 Johannes Huppenbauer
  • 1883-1896 Karl Theodor Hölz
  • 1897-1908 Johannes Salomo Kufeld
  • 1912-1921 Wilhelm Miller
Population: 
 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
33
89
 
 
1769
30
94
48
46
1773
30
100
49
51
1788
20
116
62
54
1798
27
162
91
71
1816
31
291
154
137
1834
67
578
295
283
1850
91
641
326
315
1857
87
796
427
369
1859
 
828
 
 
1889
 
1,348
 
 
1897
 
1,301*
672
629
1905
 
2,038
 
 
1910
218
2,135
1,080
1,055
1912
 
2,182
 
 
1920
241
1,437
 
 
1922
 
825
 
 
1926**
178
853
402
451
1931
 
1,085***
 
 

*Of whom 1,290 were German.
**Of those 844 (399 male & 445 female) were German living in 174 households.
***Of whom 1,062 were German.

Sources: 

- Beratz, Gottieb. The German colonies on the Lower Volga, their origin and early development: a memorial for the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first German settlers on the Volga, 29 June 1764. Translated by Adam Giesinger (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1991): 352.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Klaus, A. Our Colony [in Russian] (St. Petersburg, 1869): 2:14 & 4:56-57.
- List of Populated Areas of the Samara Province [in Russian] (Samara, 1910): 379.
- Orlov, Gregorii. Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II, 14 February 1769.
- Pallas, P.S. Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. Theil 3,2, Reise aus Sibirien zurueck an die Wolga im 1773sten Jahr (St. Petersburg: Kaiserl. Academie der Wissenschaften, 1776): 612.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 11, 19-28.
- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, translated by Richard Rye (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001): 318.
- Preliminary Results of the All-Union Census of 1926 and ASSR Volga Germans (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 196.
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.

Resources: 

1767 Census of Reinhard.
1798 Census of Reinhard.
1850 Census of Reinhard.
1857 Census of Reinhard.

Map showing Reinhard (1935).

Latitude: 50.033263
Longitude: 7.777106
Latitude: 49.200000
Longitude: 8.116667
Latitude: 50.607778
Longitude: 8.786389

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