Семья Векшиных - Россия, Эстония, США
Авторы: М.Т. Валиев
Год и место издания: Материалы XXIV конференции по истории Хаапсалу и Ляэнемаа. - Хаапсалу, 2017.
Статья посвящена фамильной истории семьи Векшиных, судьба которой тесно связана с гимназией Карла Мая и Эстонией.
Доклад прочитан 1 июля 2017 г. на XX ежегодной исторической Конференции музеев Хаапсалу и Ляэнемаа. - Хаапсалу, 2017.
Murat Timurovitš Valiev. Veikšinid Venemaal, Eestis ja Ameerika Ühendriikides. Läänemaa muuseumi toimetised. XX.SA Haapsalu ja Läänemaa Muuseumid. Haapsalu 2017. lk.125-148.Валиев М.Т. Семья Векшиных – Россия, Эстония, США // Материалы XX исторической конференции музеев Хаапсалу и Ляэнемаа. - Хаапсалу, 2017. - С.125-148.
Валиев М.Т. Семья Векшиных – Россия, Эстония, США
Статья посвящена фамильной истории семьи Векшиных,
M.T. Valiev (St. Petersburg)
Vekshin's family - Russia, Estonia, United
The present article is devoted to the family history of the Vekshins, whose fate is closely connected with Estonia. The head of the family, Alexey Lvovich Vekshin (1847-1921), belonged to the well-known Siberian family of businessmans and philanthropists, his wife Vassa Pavlovna Sheshukova (1862-1928) was the daughter of a large Siberian owner of gold mines. However,Alexei L. chose philanthropy as the main field of his activities. Vekshins financed the building of several Orthodox churches in St. Petersburg, Estonia, Kazan Province and Tyumen. Among the employment entries of Alexey Lvovich, there are such positions as "director of the Gapsal branch of the Society of Patronage of Prisons" and "Honorary Inspector of the Gapsal Municipal School". Numerous donations of Alexey Lvovich to the Church of Mary Magdalene town of Gapsal, Estland Gubernia were recorded. In 1898 the Vekshins acquired a "house in Gapsala of the Estland province". Two of four sons of Alexey Vekshin - Vladimir and Grigory - were born in Estland. Three older brothers got secondary education in the famous St. Petersburg K. May Gymnasium. The eldest son, Nikolay, was fond of yachting, he was a commodore of the St. Petersburg Student Yacht Club. After 1917, he lived in Estonia and continued successful yachting sport activities - became a bronze medalist of the IX Olympic Games of 1928, until 1940 he was a member of the board of the Estonian Maritime Yacht Club. After the end of the Second World War he became a silver medalist of the USSR championship. In 1949 he was arrested on false charge. He died in the camp on January 15, 1951. Vladimir Vekshin was born in Haapsalu. After graduation from the gymnasium, he entered the university, but after the outbreak of the First World War he moved to the Nikolayev Cavalry School, fought on the fronts of the First World War, participated in the White movement. After the defeat of the White Army, he returned home to Estonia. He was engaged in the cultivation of flowers and fruits on a private plot in Haapsalu, opened an advertising agency in Tallinn. In 1944, he fled from the communist threat to Germany.Later he emigrated to the United States, died in 1958 in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. The youngest of the brothers, Grigory Vekshin from childhood was carried away by aviation. In 1910, during the summer holidays in Haapsalu, he by his own forces built glider and made several flights, set several records of Russia in terms of time and flying range. Several events in the press were devoted to these events.
The article tells in details about the fate of descendants
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