Emmeram, Ellis Co., Kansas

Names: 
Emmeram, Ellis Co., Kansas
Norddorf, Ellis Co., Kansas
History: 

Emmeram is an unincorporated place in Ellis Co., Kansas. Originally it was called Norddorf, but was changed to Emmeram in honor of Father Emmeram Kausler, the first priest to serve the Catholic settlers living there. A town plot was filed in 1902, but a town never really developed.

There was a parish school in operation from 1912 to 1925. The building was then used as a parish hall. It was razed in 1946 when a new parish hall was constructed.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Emmeram:

Bieker
Brungardt
Denning
Dreiling
Dinkel
Froehlich
Frank
Geist
Hammerschmidt
Hertel
Hill
Hoff
Hoffman
Herman
Kuhn
Linenberger
Quint
Rohleder
Sander
Scheck
Toepfer
Weigel
Windholz

Volga Colonies: 
Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- At Home in Ellis County, Kansas: 1867-1992 (Hays, KS: Ellis County Historical Society, 1991)
- Windholz, Frank J. A Brief History of Sacred Heart Parish and Emmeram, Kansas (1978).

Resources: 

- Sacred Heart Cemetery (FindAGrave)

Pre-Volga Origin

Emmeram, Kansas (1905)
Source: Standard Atlas of Ellis County Kansas (Kansas Historical Society)

Volga Colonies

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