Zug

Names: 
Gattung (1)
Marijinskoje
Marünskoje
Yastrebovka
Yastrebovo
Zug
Гаттунг (1)
Цуг
Мариинское
Ястребово
Ястребовка
History: 

Zug was founded on 10 August 1767 by colonists who had been recruited by Baron Caneau de Beauregard. It was moved to its final location in 1770.

Today, what remains of the former colony of Zug is known as Yastrebovka.

Church: 

The original colonists of Zug were Roman Catholic. A wooden church was constructed there in the Kontor style.

Pastors & Priests: 

The congregation in Zug was served by the following priests:

  • Philipp Becker (1895-1898)
  • Johannes Wassinger (1898)
  • Alexander Staub (1906-1914)
  • Alexander Dornhof (1918-1919)
  • Johannes Herrmann (1928)
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
 
 
 
 
1769
43
133
69
64
1773
43
157
84
73
1788
37
196
99
97
1798
40
238
125
119
1816
66
415
215
200
1834
106
783
406
377
1850
150
1,357
675
682
1857
195
1,420
714
706
1859
 
1,339
 
 
1883
 
1,996
 
 
1889
 
2,127
 
 
1897
 
2,415**
1,212
1,203
1905
 
2,975
 
 
1910
448
3,216
1,645
1,571
1912
 
3,606
 
 
1920
526
3,634
 
 
1922
 
1,958
 
 
1923
 
2,247
 
 
1926
469
2,435***
1,187
1,248
1931
 
2,813****
 
 

*Of whom 2,405 were German.
**Of whom 2,433 (1,185 male & 1,248 female) were German living in 467 households.
***Of whom 2,433 were German.
****Of whom 2,803 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): 353.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- 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): 614.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
- Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II by Count Orlov, 14 February 1769.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen - Katholischer Teil (Stuttgart: Selbstverlag Joseph Schnurr, 1980).
- "Settlements in the 1897 Census." Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (Winter, 1990): 17.

Resources: 

1798 Census of Zug
1834 Census of Zug
1857 Census of Zug

Map showing Zug (1935).

Catholic Church in Zug.
Source: Volk auf dem Weg (2006).

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