St. Francis, Cheyenne Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
St. Francis, Cheyenne Co., Kansas
Bird City, Cheyenne Co., Kansas

The town of St. Francis was officially founded in 1887.  Over the years, Volga German families have relocated to St. Francis from other towns in the area.

There are also many German families from the Black Sea who settled in Cheyenne County.

Volga German Congregations: 

There are/have been Volga German families affiliated with the following parishes in Cheyenne Co., Kansas:

Hope Valley Lutheran Church
Immanuel Lutheran Church
St. Francis Catholic Church

Volga German Families: 

The following families are known to have settled in Cheyenne Co., Kansas, in or near St. Francis:

Brehm from Norka
Dreith from Beideck
Freehling from Beideck
Frick from Frank
Herrman from Liebental
Hoffman from Frank
Jacobs from Pfeifer
Lesser from Frank
Pfeifer from Herzog
Rohn from Walter
Stang from Volmer
Stramel from Kamenka
Unrein from Ober-Monjou
Walker from Frank       


- History of St. Francis (Official Website)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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