Grand Island, Hall Co., Nebraska

Includes the following communities: 
Grand Island, Hall Co., Nebraska
Doniphan, Hall Co., Nebraska
History: 

Volga German immigrants who were working for the railroad moved from Lincoln and settled in Grand Island.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Grand Island:

Bohl from Huck
Borgens from Frank
Brecht from Schöntal
Brenning from Kutter
Dietrich
Ditter from Frank
Easterday from Volmer
Fahrenbruch from Frank
Feierstein / Fierstein from Norka
Heiser from Norka
Helzer from Norka
Kammerzell from Frank
Kolb from Laub
Kühn
Liebsack
Luea from Zug
Meininger
Michaelis from Kratzke
Ostwald from Kautz
Pheif
Richmeier from Herzog
Ross from Norka
Rupp
Schnell from Norka
Sitzmann
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Strauch from Beideck
Stroh from Frank
Walker
Yost from Norka
Zieg from Balzer
Zitterkopf from Huck

Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 44.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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