Friend, Saline Co., Nebraska

Includes the following communities: 
Friend, Saline Co., Nebraska
History: 

The settlement at Friend was started by Volga German emigrants from Red Oak, Iowa, in the 1870s.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Friend:

Amen from Frank
Bender from Kratzke
Bruntz from Merkel
Deines from Norka
Dietz from Kratzke
Eckhard(t) from Frank
Eurich from Balzer
Ganshorn from Anton
Glanz from Norka
Haberman from Balzer
Heckman
Hein from Frank
Huber
Kahler
Loos from Norka
Pabst
Sack
Wambold from Dietel
Weber
Yokel from Balzer
Yost from Norka

Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 43.

Resources: 

- Andrew Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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