Wiesenfeld

Names: 
Avilova
Avilovo
Awilowa
Landgut
Landheim Khutor
Rastrigen Khutor
Wiesenfeld
Авилово
Визенфельд
Растригин Хутор
Ландгут
Kolkhoz "October Revolution"
Mother Colonies: 
History: 

In 1846, Wiesenfeld was founded by colonists from Shcherbakovka and Oberdorf.

During the Soviet Era, Wiesenfeld was known as Collective Farm "October Revolution."  Today it is called Avilovo.

Church: 

Those settling in Wiesenfeld were Lutheran.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 
 
 
 
1857
 
 
 
 
1859
 
 
 
 
1886
 
 
 
 
1891
22
318
150
168
1894
29
335
173
162
1897
 
 
 
 
1904
 
202
 
 
1911
 
220
 
 
1920
 
350
 
 
1922
 
310
 
 
1926
60
364
173
191
1931
 
412**
 
 

*Of whom 1,178 were German (552 male and 626 female).
**Of whom 395 were German.

Sources: 

- Herman, A. A. German Autonomy on the Volga, 1918-1941 (Saratov: Saratov University, 1994): 385.
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 32 & 311.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 5-6.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): 28-83.

Map showing Wiesenfeld (1935).

A map of Wiesenfeld, hand-drawn by memory as of 1931. Completed in 2013 by Viktor Alexandrovich Blehm with assistance from Eduard Victorovich Blehm and David Victorovich Blehm.

Source: wolgadeutsche.net.

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