Vincent, Ellis Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
Vincent, Ellis Co., Kansas

The town site for Vincent was planned and platted about 5 miles south and 2 miles east of Victoria in 1910 after St. Boniface Catholic Church was established in 1907. It was named after Father Vincent Brandt who had been the founding priest of St. Boniface. The town never really materialized although there were a school and a grocery store there for a while.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in Vincent:

Lederhos from Rohleder
Pfeifer from Herzog

Volga Colonies: 
Notable Individuals: 

- At Home in Ellis County, Kansas: 1867-1992. Hays, KS: Ellis County Historical Society, 1991.
- Transcript of The Golden Jubilee of German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas (1926).


Saint Boniface Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Plat of Vincent, Kansas (1922)
Source: Standard Atlas of Ellis County Kansas (Kansas Historical Society)

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.960278
Longitude: 9.772222
Latitude: 50.225916
Longitude: 9.348606
Latitude: 49.194444
Longitude: 8.857778