Schönfeld

Names: 
Mokrous
Polyanka
Schönfeld
Schönfeldt
History: 

Schönfeld was founded in along the Jeruslan River in 1858 as a Lutheran colony by 521 resettlers from the colony of Pobochnaya.

After the 1941 deportation, the village became known as Polyanka. Today there is not much remaining of this village.

Church: 

Schönfeld was a Lutheran colony.

Notable Individuals: 
Surnames: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1859
 
515
 
 
1883
 
791
 
 
1889
 
863
 
 
1897
 
1,109*
565
544
1905
 
1,510
 
 
1910
 
1,922
 
 
1912
 
2,000
 
 
1920
245
1,520
 
 
1922
 
1,032
 
 
1926
204
943
454
489
1931
 
1,226**
 
 

*Of whom 1,103 were German.
**Of whom 1,205 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): 18.

Map showing Schönfeld (1935).

Latitude: 50.338502
Longitude: 8.254690

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