Garden City, Finney Co., Kansas

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Garden City, Finney Co., Kansas

Many Volga German families settled in and around Garden City, Kansas. The development of the sugar beet industry in the early twentieth century drew many to the area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Garden City:

Adler from Dietel
Amerin from Pfeifer
Appelhans from Rothammel
Arnhold from Beauregard
Balzer from Wiesenmüller
Batt from Dietel
Bellendir from Köhler
Bender from Kratzke
Boxler from Mariental
Brack from Schönfeld
Brehm from Norka
Breit from Pfeifer
Brungardt from Herzog
Dater of Zug
Degenhardt from Sewald
Deines from Kratzke
Depperschmidt from Liebental
Dietz from Kratzke
Dinkel from Herzog
Distel from Rothammel
Dome from Pfeifer
Dreiling from Herzog
Foos from Friedenfeld
Gideon from Kratzke
Giskie from Merkel
Goetz from Herzog
Gross from Mariental
Haas from Wittmann
Hammerschmidt from Herzog
Hanneman from Yagodnaya Polyana
Haspert from Köhler
Heinitz from Eckheim
Hepp from Liebental
Herman from Hussenbach
Herrman from Liebental
Holzmeister from Pfeifer
Karb from Blumenfeld
Karlin from Katharinenstadt
Knoll from Herzog
Koerner from Katharinenstadt
Korbe from Mariental
Kreutzer from Liebental
Kuhn from Herzog
Lang from Kamenka
Legleiter from Liebental
Leiker from Ober-Monjou
Linenberger from Herzog
Litzenberger from Schönfeld
Lofing from Norka
Lohmann from Eckheim
Luft from Konstantinovka
Mai from Ährenfeld & Kratzke
Mari from Sewald
Matza from Rothammel
Meier from Louis
Miller from Beideck
Moore from Moor
Naab from Kamenka
Noll from Eckheim
Oblander from Shcherbakovka
Ochs from Schönfeld
Propp from Hussenbach
Quint from Louis
Richmeier from Herzog
Riffel from Galka
Rohleder from Graf
Rohleder from Rohleder
Rohr from Mariental
Rupp from Ober-Monjou
Rupp from Strassendorf
Sander from Herzog
Sauer from Zug
Schaffer from Liebental
Schaub from Frank
Schiffelbein from Streckerau
Schield from Dietel
Schlegel from Schönfeld
Schreibvogel from Wittmann
Schupman from Schönchen
Sevalt from Husaren
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Stecklein from Zug
Steinert from Eckheim
Stenzel from Hussenbach
Stoecklein from Zug
Stramel from Kamenka
Urban from Kamenka
Unrein from Ober-Monjou
Waldschmidt from Ober-Monjou
Walters from Katharinenstadt
Wasinger from Herzog
Weilert from Katharinenstadt
Werth from Schönchen
Windholz from Herzog
Wittman from Holstein
Younger from Herzog

Notable Individuals: 

- Valley View Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

The Garden City Sugar Company constructed a sugar processing facility in Garden City in 1905. Many Volga Germans were drawn to the area to work in the sugarbeet industry. Source: Kansas State History Online.

Volga Colonies

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