Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington

Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington

Vancouver was named in honor of sea captain George Vancouver. It began in 1824 as trading post Fort Vancouver along the Columbia River. It was incorporated on 23 January 1857.   

Volga German families have moved to Vancouver from various original settlement points in the Pacific Northwest.

Volga German Families: 

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

Blehm from Kratzke
Boxberger from Ährenfeld
Gerlach from Norka
Kammerzell from Frank
Morasch from Yagodnaya Polyana
Neuberger from Beideck
Rohleder from Rohleder
Schleining from Norka
Sittner from Huck


- Camas Cemetery (
- Evergreen Memorial Gardens (
- Mountain View Cemetery - La Center (

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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