14 January 2017

Helenental, Liebental, Odessa

Plat map of Helenental
Source: Homesteaders on the Steppe, p. 317
Helenental was a daughter colony of Peterstal in the Liebental district (sometimes referred to as Grossliebental).  Colonists began settling in the spring of 1838.  The original families came from Peterstal (18), Großliebental (1), Freudental (2), Worms (1), Güldendorf (1) and Bergdorf (2). By June of 1848, the population was 161.

There was no monetary or other support given to the colonists in Helenetal from the Russian government. All support of this colony came from Peterstal.

Location of Helenental



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