Sichelberg

Names: 
Martiazhka
Martijeschka
Martiyeshka
Sichelberg
Serpogorskoye
Серпогорское
Зихельберг
Мартишка
Мортяжка
History: 

Sichelberg was founded in 1849.

Today, what remains of Sichelberg is known as Serpogorskoye.

Church: 

The colonists who settled in Sichelberg were Lutheran.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 

227

 
 
1857  
307
 
 
1859
 
 
 
 
1883
 
687
 
 
1889
 
680
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
849*
435
414
1904
 
1,090
 
 
1910
 
 
 
 
1912
 
1,416
 
 
1920
201
1,202
 
 
1922   983    
1923   956    
1926
162
864**
418
446
1931   1,005***    

*Of whom 842 were German.
**Of whom 861 were German (161 households: 417 male & 444 female).
***Of whom 997 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): 16.