Mitchell, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska

Includes the following communities: 
Mitchell, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska
History: 

Following the development of the sugar beet industry in the area, Volga Germans settled in Mitchell.

Volga German Congregations: 

Emmanuel Evangelical Church
St. Pauls United Church of Christ (founded in 1920)

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Mitchell, Nebraska:

Baum from Kukkus
Baumgartner from Anton
Deines from Kratzke
Ditter from Frank
Graf from Schilling
Heilbrun from Dietel
Heimbegner from Frank
Hettinger from Dietel
Klein from Kautz
Lackman from Dietel
Lapp from Frank
Margheim from Merkel
Maul from Schilling
Nuss from Neu-Müller
Rahmig from Rosenberg
Reifschneider from Saalfeld (Rostov)
Robertus from Balzer
Sauer from Norka
Schlager from Merkel
Schledewitz from Jost
Schmer from Norka
Stoll from Dönhof
Strauch from Beideck
Weitzel from Frank
Welsch from Nieder-Monjou
Wiegel from Schwed
Yeager from Norka

Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 52.

Resources: 

- Mitchell Cemetery (findagrave.com)
- Mitchell Valley Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Sugar beet Factory near Mitchell, Nebraska.
Source: Wikipedia Commons.

Volga Colonies

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