Chasselois

Names: 
Chaijsol
Chaisol
Chasselois
Cheisol
Choise le Roy
Khaisol
History: 

Chasselois was founded on 2 August 1766 by LeRoy and Pictet as a Roman Catholic colony. It was destroyed by the Kirghiz in 1785 and the surviving colonists distributed to other colonies.

Population: 

Census of 1767

Sources: 

- 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): 612.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 249.

Map showing the location of Chasselois.
Source: Carte des colonies Allemandes étables sur le Volga dans le territoire de Saratof (1788) by Pierre François Tardieu.

Volga German colony under attack by Kirghiz tribesmen.