Hancock Co., Iowa

Includes the following communities: 
Woden, Hancock Co., Iowa
Britt, Hancock Co., Iowa
Garner, Hancock Co., Iowa
Hayfield, Hancock Co., Iowa

Volga German immigrants from Norka settled originally in Woden, Iowa. Other families settled in neighboring towns in Hancock County.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in Hancock County, Iowa:

Appelhans from Rothammel
Basgall from Rothammel
Bondank from Brabander
Borger from Holstein
Hofferber from Frank
Kern from Josefstal
Kloster from Neu-Kolonie
Lichman from Rothammel
Maurer from Rothammel
Quint from Liebental
Rolheiser from Preuss
Sack from Semenovka
Schwab from Sewald
Weiss from Preuss


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 53.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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