Canby, Clackamas Co., Oregon

Includes the following communities: 
Canby, Clackamas Co., Oregon
Hubbard, Marion Co., Oregon
Butteville, Marion Co., Oregon

According to Richard Sallet, in 1891, a group of Volga Germans settled on former forestland around Canby, Oregon, south of Portland, Oregon.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in the Canby, Butteville, and Hubbard areas south of Portland:

Jost / Yost from Norka
Kister from Brunnental
Miller form Stahl am Tarlyk
Ostermiller from Beideck
Rosenow from Kolb
Schwindt from Norka
Steinert from Eckheim
Stuckert from Wiesenmüller
Traudt / Troudt from Norka
Urbach from Norka
Weinbender from Köhler


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974).
- The Volga Gemans in Portland (Steve Schreiber)

Pre-Volga Origin

Map showing the location of Canby in Clackamas County, Oregon.
Source: Wikipedia.

Volga Colonies

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