Mannheim

Names: 
Mannheim
Marinovka
Oktyabrskoye
Мангейм
Маинское
Маенгейм
Мановка
Manovka
Maienheim
History: 

Mannheim was founded in 1860. 

What remains today of the former colony of Mannheim is known as Marinovka. There is a good sized dam on the Bolshoi Karaman River at Marinovka.

Church: 

The original Volga German colonists who settled in Mannheim were Lutheran.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 
 
 
 
1857
 
 
 
 
1860
 
529
 
 
1883
 
836
 
 
1889
 
883
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
969*
475
494
1905
 
1,606
 
 
1910
 
1,513
 
 
1912
 
1,800
 
 
1920
253
1,805
 
 
1922   1,491    
1923   1,380    
1926
289
1,486**
741
745
1931   1,670***    

*Of whom 967 were German.
**Of whom 1,473 were German (284 households: 732 male & 741 female).
***Of whom 1,658 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): 312.
- 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): 17.

Map showning Mannheim (1935).