Wallace, Wallace Co., Kansas

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Wallace, Wallace Co., Kansas

The 1880 Census records a handful of Volga Germans living in Wallace, but they were there working on the railroad. Volga Germans from Ellis and Rush Counties moved west to settle in Wallace permanently beginning in 1922.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Peters Catholic Parish

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Wallace:

Befort from Katharinenstadt
Goetz from Herzog
Korbe from Mariental
Leiker from Ober-Monjou
Pfeifer from Pfeifer
Sauer from Zug
Stecklein from Zug
Urban from Kamenka


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 60.


Fort Wallace Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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