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 Rohleder (Raskaty), a German Catholic colony, was established on the "Wiesenseite"  or "meadow side" of the Volga River on the 14th of June 1766. The colony was founded by LeRoy and Picet. 

Population of the Village
YEAR Households Total Male Female
1766   155    
1769   159    
1773 46 208 111 97
1788        
1798 36 219 103 116
1816   316    
1834 86 586    
1850 106 935 472 463
1857 130 1,134 572 562
1859   1.174    
1883   1,290    
1889   1,623    
1897   1,835    
1905   2,267    
1910   2,527    
1912   2,359    
1920   2,354    
     1931                2,268           

 

Rohleder Church taken in September of 2009

 

Building in Rohleder taken in 2009

 

Rohleder Cemetery taken in September 2009
There were no German Russian Names on the markers.

 

A statue of Lenin located in the town square.
Many of these busts were located in the town squares.
Photos taken by Kevin Rupp from his trip in 2009.

According to researcher, Dr. Igor Pleve, he lists those first settlers in his book "Einwanderung in das Wolgagebeit, 1764-1767, Band 2" as:

FIRST SETTLERS LIST - HEADS of FAMILIES: George Rohleder, Georgart Weber, Peter Hergert, Matthias Reim, Johann Rohleder, Martin Glassmann, Philipp Glocker, Franz Peter Brungardt, Peter Auer, Hans Adam Braun, Andreas Braun, Christian Rohr, Johannes Hoffmann, Andreas Schneider, Jacob Kapp, Johannes Jung, Johannes Weber, Friedrich Koch, Georg Koch, Antony Lelender, Joseph Frank, Joseph Ertel, Peter Anton Paul, Johann Melchior Kaiser, Michael Bens, Joseph Sowalter, Wilhelm Pfister, Franz Hochweiss, Heinrich Neff, Nicolaus Junker, Katharina Mohr, Philipp Boni, Stephen Tobler (Dobbler), Peter Lederhose, Valentin Walter, George Friedrich Kohlmann, Michael Paul, Hans Adam Kummel, Matthias Wittmann, Michael Brunner, Franz Hergert, Nicolaus Mohr, Thomas Weber, Jacob Rein, Johann Conrad Rohleder, Nicolaus Schaefer, Wilhelm Heinrich Per, Kaspar Trautmann, Friedrich Pirn, Johannes Hoffmann, Balthasar Erler, Justus Gorf, johannes Schreiner, Johannes Pommer, Anna Margarethe Korger.

1798 HEADS of FAMILIES:  Reim, Rohleder, Walter, Glokar, Delf, Brungardt, Hoffmann, Boni, Kahlman, Braun, Dreiling, Benz, Auer, Paul, Wolf, Doppler, Wittmann, Lederhos, Schmidt, Pauly, Frank, Mahr, Glassmann, Pommer, Schreiner, Weber, Kreutzer, Kohlmann, Kimmel, Kapp, Schneider, Golai, Schoenberger, Springer, Eckhardt

1816/1834 HEADS of FAMILIES: Auer, Benz, Boni, Braun Doppler, Dreiling, Eckhardt, Frank, Glassmann, Gloker, Gref, Hoffmann, Kapp, Kohl, Kohler, Kohlmann, Kreutzer, Kummel, Lederhose, Mohr, Paul, Reim, Rockar, Rohleder, Schmidt, Schoenberger, Schreiner, Springer, Walter, Weber, Wittmann,

1850 HEADS of FAMILIES: Auer, Benz, Boni, Braun, Doppler, Dreiling, Eckhardt, Frank, Glassmann, Glick, Glocker, Gref, Hoffmann, Kapp, Kimmel, Kohlmann, Kreutzer, Lederhose, Milek, Mohr, Paul, Preuss, Reim, Rochel, Rohleder, Schmidt, Schoenberger, Schreiner, Spoetter, Springer, Walter, Weber, Wittmann.

1857 Index of Surnames from Census: Abt, Aselborn, Auer, Babrowski, Bahr, Bauer, Bauman, Baumgartner, Becker, Beckerer, Beier, Beisheimer, Beller, Benz, Berns, Bingraf, Bink, Bittel, Boni, Bos, Braun, Brungard, Dahlheimer, Dinker, Doppler, Doering, Dreiling, Eckhardt, Enslinger, Fischer, Frank, Fritz, Fuchs, Gaal, Glass, Glassmann, Glick, Glocker, Goertz, Goetz, Gref, Grohs, Gunther, Halle, Herber, Hergert, Herrhauser, Herrmann, Hoffmann, Hofstetter, Holzwarth, Husch, Kapp, Kessler, Kimmel, Kirchgessner, Klamm, Kleimann, Klein, Knaub, Kocker, Kohl, Kohlmann, Kolwek, Kreitzer, Kronfeld, Lattigan, Lederhos, Lemberger, Mahr, Matz, Maurer, Meier, Meller, Mertes, Milek, Mohr, Mukstadt, Mueller, Muti, Niederquell, Orth, Paul, Pfannenstiel, Pfenning, Prewoa, Regner, Reim, Riedel, Rocker, Rohleder, Rohr, Roth, Schaefer, Schamke, Schamle, Schepfler, Schmidt, Schoenberger, Schreiner, Schulof, Seifert, Spaetter, Springer, Staub, Stecklein, Stressler, There, Trescher, Wagner, Waldschmidt, Walter, Weber, Weisbecker, Werbach, Windholz, Wittmann, Wolf, Zimmerman.

 

 

Rohleder

  

 

 

 

The church was made out of stone and was dedicated to the Mother of God.

  Church Photo
from the book
"Die Kirchen und das
Religiose Leben der
Russlanddeutschen"
Katholischer Teil
by Joseph Schnurr

Priests

Ignatius Zacharewitsche, S.J.
March 1803 - 26 Sept. 1807

Joseph Caffasso, S.J.
28 Sept. 1807 - 11 Oct. 1808

Anton Postoll, S.J.
12 Oct. 1809 -1 Feb. 1810

Franziskus Cornet, S.J.
2 Feb. 1810 - Sept. 1820

Alexander Schad(t)urski
"many years as pastor"

Balthasar Kraft
1873? - 1877?

Jakob Dobrowolsky
1877 - 1879

Joseph Gutlein
1879 - 1898

Joseph Beilmann
1898 - 1902

Valentin Bochler
1902 - 1903

Georg Baier
June 1903 - 1911

Johannes Georg Sauer
1914

Alexander Dornhof
1928 (1926? - 1929/30)


From the book
"Die Kirchen und das
Religiose Leben der
Russlanddeutschen"
Katholischer Teil
by Joseph Schnurr



REASEARCH
MATERIAL
AVAILABLE

Kulberg List

First Settler List

1798 Census

1834 Census

1850 Census

1857 Census


Birth Records


Marriage Records
1840
1882 (not complete)
1886 (not complete)
1887 (not complete)
1888
1896 (not complete)
1897 (not complete)

Death Records

    AHSGR Village Coordinator for Rohleder - Kevin Rupp    

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