St. Francis, Cheyenne Co., Kansas

St. Francis, 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
Hoffman from Frank
Lesser from Frank
Walker from Frank       

Volga Colonies: 

- History of St. Francis (Official Website)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies