Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa

Names: 
Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa
History: 

Volga German immigrants from Norka settled in Mason City where many found work in the packing plants.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Mason City:

Basgall
Beisel   
Bernhardt   
Borger
Dieterle

Els / Ils
Felde
Frank
Hanschu
Hartmann
Kerbs
Kloberdanz   
Lauer   
Lofing   
Marten   
Nagel   
Pauli   
Riffel
Romig
Rothammel
Schneider   
Speaker   
Weitzel   
Wolf   
Zeller

Sources: 

- 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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