Rosenberg (Bergseite)

Names: 
Ilovlinskii Umet
Ilovlinsky Umet
Umyot
Rosenberg
Розенберг
Умёт
Иловлинский Умёт
History: 

Rosenberg was founded in 1847 by colonists from Grimm, Balzer, Dreispitz, Shcherbakovka, Stephan, Holstein, and Galka.

Rosenberg was the ancestral home of Pastor Nathanael Woldemar Heptner (1862-1933) and chemist A.G. Horst (1889-1981).

In 1865, 104 colonists moved to the Kuban. Immigration to America began in 1877 when 37 colonists left. In 1886-87, an additional 184 colonists departed for America.

Following the end of the "Special Settlement" era in 1956, many Volga German families returned from Siberia and Kazakhstan and settled in Rosenberg. During the 1990s, approximately 70 families immigrated to Germany from Rosenberg.

Today, what remains of the former colony of Rosenberg is known as Umyot.

Church: 

In 1859, a Lutheran parish in Rosenberg was established.  It served as the residence for the pastor who also served the congregations in Oberdorf and Erlenbach.

The church in Rosenberg no longer exists. A new Russian Orthodox church has been constructed on the approximate site of the former Lutheran Church.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1857
98
796
393
403
1859
80
808
405
403
1886
144
1,173
598
575
1891
 
1,714
864
850
1894
152
 
 
 
1897
 
1,385*
679
706
1904
 
1,363
 
 
1911
 
1,434
 
 
1912
 
3,000
 
 
1920
253**
1,871
 
 
1922
 
1,667
 
 
1923
 
1,703
 
 
1926***
289
1,676
799
877
1931
 
2,015
 
 

*Of whom 1,362 were German.
**Of which 250 households were German.
***Of whom 284 households were German - total: 1,665 (792 male, 873 female).

Sources: 

- Map of the collectives of the Volga German Republic (1938).

Map showing Rosenberg (1856).
Source: wolgadeutsche.net

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