Friend, Saline Co., Nebraska
The settlement at Friend was started by Volga German emigrants from Red Oak, Iowa, in the 1870s.
The following Volga German families settled in and around Friend:
Amen from Frank
Bender from Kratzke
Bruntz from Merkel
Deines from Norka
Dietz from Kratzke
Eckhard(t) from Frank
Glanz from Norka
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 43.
- Andrew Cemetery (findagrave.com)