Rosental (am Yeruslan)

Names: 
Rosenthal (am Yeruslan)
Rozovka
Rosental (am Yeruslan)
Розенталь
Розовка
History: 

In 1849, Rosental was founded along the Yeruslan River about 25 kilometers northeast of Krasny Kut by colonists resettling from Katharinenstadt, Orlovskaya, Boisroux, Philippsfeld, Kaneau, Paulskaya, and Beauregard.

The colony was alloted 4,470 desyatina of land.

Today, Rosental has been administratively merged with Rozovka.

Church: 

The colonists in Rosental were Lutheran. The parish in Rosental shared a pastor with the congregations in nearby Schöndorf and Hoffental.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 
179
 
 
1857
113
 
 
 
1859
 
409
 
 
1886
 
 
 
 
1889
 
1,279
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
1,612*
   
1905
 
2,422
 
 
1910
 
2,723
 
 
1920
 
2,323
 
 
1922
 
1,579
 
 
1923
 
1,612
 
 
1926
 
1,791**
 
 
1931
 
2,434***
 
 

*Of whom 1,605 were German.
**Of whom 1,786 were German.
***Of whom 2,430 were German.

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): 313.
- 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): 17.

Map showing Rosental (1935).

Immigration Locations