Minneapolis Metropolitan Area, Minnesota

Includes the following communities: 
Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Plymouth, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Bloomington, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Eden Prairie, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Apple Valley, Dakota Co., Minnesota
Edina, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Elk River, Sherburne Co., Minnesota
New Hope, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Anoka, Anoka Co., Minnesota
Burnsville, Dakota Co., Minnesota
Victoria, Carver Co., Minnesota
St. Louis Park, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Hopkins, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
Waconia, Carver Co., Minnesota
History: 

Many Volga German families moved to Minneapolis and the surrounding area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Minneapolis, Minnesota:

Aman from Neu-Kolonie
Arnhold from Beauregard
Bahl from Kamenka
Baumtrog from Neu-Kolonie
Beilman from Katharinenstadt
Bohn from Dehler & Neu-Kolonie
Boos from Ober-Monjou
Deines from Norka
Desch from Pfeifer
Detzel from Volmer
Eckhart from Frank
Fahrenbruch from Frank
Fierstein from Norka
Gassmann from Mariental
Gette from Semenovka
Gies from Walter
Goetz from Herzog
Haspert from Köhler
Herber from Schäfer
Herzog from Kutter
Hoffman from Langenfeld
Holmgren from Karras (Caucasus)
Kloster from Neu-Kolonie
Kuhn from Herzog
Lauer from Rothammel
Luft from Konstantinovka
Mai from Kratzke
Mildenberger from Köhler
Rebel from Neu-Kolonie
Rexius from Kraft
Rigelkoff from Neu-Kolonie
Rohr from Mariental
Roth from Balzer
Schiffner from Neu-Hussenbach
Schilling from Hussenbach
Schira from Erlenbach
Schledewitz from Jost
Schmer from Norka
Schmidtlein from Köhler
Stegman from Pfeifer
Stramel from Kamenka
Walters from Katharinenstadt
Weinbender from Köhler
Weinmeyer from Neu-Kolonie

Pre-Volga Origin

Skyline of Minneapolis (2014).
Source: Michael Hicks via Wikipedia Commons.

Volga Colonies

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