The development of the Urals and Siberia was a complex, multifaceted process. Migrants faced difficulties, many of whom had to solve paradoxical ways.
Where did the slave markets come from in Siberian cities?
Why did the Cossacks in the XIX century officially allowed to buy girls from nomadic peoples?
At the pioneers in the earth for the Urals almost immediately there was a female question. Huge distances were forced to leave their native places for months — for years. Young men began to experience a need to communicate with female floors. But where to get women in Siberia? In a hike, wives and girlfriends will not lead. Initially, in Cossack communities, the times of Ermak Timofeevich the attitude towards violence over women was harsh, even tough.
But the next generation of the first settlers on the lands behind the Urals was rapidly changed
The progenitors of the future of the Cossack troops are a yasan servant, who was sent to the Urals and to Siberia to protect the supporting fortresses and collection of feeds-yasak.
One of the first fortresses is Verkhoturier, served at the same time customs. In the 1990s, during the excavations of the burials of the first servants in the fortress, anthropologists investigated their skulls and found that the second generation of inhabitants were the descendants of serving people from representatives of some local peoples. Forced to serve for several years away from homeland, seruners began to acquire wives from nomadic local peoples. Sometimes it was voluntary alliances, but often the girls were captured by force with military hassle.
The female question was becoming more acute and acute.
Who was marrying the Cossack in this part of Russia?
Cossacks among the migrants were categorically small, as men went to the service, and women were more difficult for women from native places to the unknown.
At the asscript serfs from the first Ural plants, they did not want to marry the Cossacks themselves — their code condemned the marriage with Russian serfs. Yes, and there were few of them, they could well find grooms from their environments, at the factories. Kirzachk-splitters reluctantly dealt with the Cossacks because of the religious contradictions and the closetness of the old-supplied communities.
There were representatives of local nationalities. Although the attitude towards them was rather negative as foreigners and innerians, but in the absence of alternatives the unions with girls from local participants. Unfortunately, they were not always voluntary.
Female representatives in Siberia XVII-XVIII centuries became not just a commodity, but a real deficit.
In Tobolsk for a century quite officially existed
In archival documents, prices from the Tobolsky market are preserved: Girl
To officially marry a representative of the local people was one condition — to baptize it.
Without the opportunity to somehow correct the situation, the authorities decided to simply … Leave.
On February 11, 1825, the Senate and the Emperor was adopted
In the same year, the Siberian Cossack army was drawn to the Static Cossacks, there were already more than 36 thousand people. Now they could legally