Bauer

Names: 
Bauer
Karamyshevka
Karamyschewka
Бауэр
Карамышевка
History: 

Bauer was founded on 20 July 1766 by colonists who had been recruited by Baron de Boffe.

Today, the former colony of Bauer is known by the name of Karamyshevka.

Church: 

Bauer was founded as a Lutheran colony.

Notable Individuals: 
Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1767
55
176
 
 
1769
53
196
107
89
1773
54
231
124
107
1788
55
331
167
164
1798
65
385
205
180
1816
85
696
354
342
1834
147
1,272
636
636
1850
153
1,854
933
941
1857
208
2,196
1,095
1,101
1860
112?
2,284
1,138
1,146
1886
314
2,617
1,303
1,314
1891
318
 
 
 
1894
321
3,437
1,687
1,750
1897
 
2,821*
1,381
1,440
1905
 
4,303
 
 
1911
 
4,751
 
 
1912
 
4,596
 
 
1920
608**
3,718
 
 
1922
 
3,238
 
 
1923
 
2,882
 
 
1926***
573
3,321
1,584
1,737
1931
 
4,061
 
 

*Of whom 2,790 were German.
**Of which 603 households were German.
***Of whom 3,315 were German (569 households: 1,578 male & 1,737 female).

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): 348.
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province [in Russian] (Saratov, Russia, 1898): 470-472.
- Orlov, Gregorii. Report of Conditions of Settlements on the Volga to Catherine II, 14 February 1769.
- 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): 622.Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 115-130.
- 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 Bauer (1935).

Bauer street scene. The church can be seen in the distance on the left side of the street.

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