Timken, Rush Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
Timken, Rush Co., Kansas
History: 

Timken was named after a land speculator, Henry Timken, who had originally purchased the land on which the town was founded.

Volga German families settled in and around Timken.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Timken:

Hanhardt from Kutter
Herrman from Liebental
Huenergardt from Stephan
Litzenberger from Schönfeld
Moore from Moor
Schuckman from Schönchen

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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