Bunker Hill, Russell Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
Bunker Hill, Russell Co., Kansas

Bunker Hill was founded in 1871 along the Kansas Pacific Railway. There had been a station of the Butterfield Overland Express on the site, and the town took its name from it.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in the Bunker Hill area:

Batthauer from Dobrinka
Bender from Kratzke
Bisterfeldt from Nieder-Monjou
Blehm from Straßburg
Ehrlich from Rosenberg
Feil from Dreispitz
Helzer from Norka
Hill from Langenfeld
Stoppel from Nieder-Monjou
Urban from Kamenka
Weimaster from Dietel


- Blooming Grove Cemetery (findagrave.com)
- Bunker Hill Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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