The area in and around Winnipeg was settled by immigrants from the Volga German colonies of Balzer, Bangert, Galka, Holstein, Hussenbach, Rosenberg, Stahl am Tarlyk, Unterdorf, and Warenburg.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Winnipeg:
Bamberg from Balzer
Hamburg from Walter
Kuhlmann from Rosenberg
Lai (Lee) from Unterdorf
Schwien (Schween) from Holstein
Weber from Balzer