Idaho Falls, Booneville Co., Idaho

Includes the following communities: 
Idaho Falls, Booneville Co., Idaho
Firth, Bingham Co., Idaho
Ririe, Booneville / Jefferson Co., Idaho

Volga Germans seeking work in the sugar beet industry settled the Idaho Falls area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Idaho Falls:

Bischoff from Dobrinka
Bissing from Katharinenstadt
Dinkel from Herzog
Kern from Josefstal
Pfeifer from Herzog
Pister from Merkel
Reifschneider from Kutter
Siegfried from Dobrinka
Stang from Volmer


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 53.


- Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery (
- Rose Hill Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Sugar beet factory in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Source: unknown.

Volga Colonies

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