Offerle, Edwards Co., Kansas

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Offerle, Edwards Co., Kansas

Offerle was founded in 1876 on the Edwards/Ford County line, and was named for Lawrence Offerle, one of its earliest residents. Volga German families, mostly of the Roman Catholic faith practice, settled in and around Offerle.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Joseph's Catholic Church served the Volga German families who settled in and around Offerle. The church cemetery itself is located about a half mile west of Offerle, in Ford County.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Offerle:

Burgardt from Pfeifer
Dom(m)e from Pfeifer
Galyardt from Dreispitz
Kisner from Pfeifer
Konrade from Pfeifer
Schaller from Ober-Monjou
Schmidt from Pfeifer
Spahn from Pfeifer
Stegman from Pfeifer


St. Joseph's Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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