Grand Island, Hall Co., Nebraska

Includes the following communities: 
Grand Island, Hall Co., Nebraska
Doniphan, Hall Co., Nebraska

Volga German immigrants who were working for the railroad moved from Lincoln and settled in Grand Island.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Grand Island, Nebraska:

Bohl from Huck
Borgens from Frank
Brecht from Schöntal
Brenning from Kutter
Dinkel from Herzog
Ditter from Frank
Easterday from Volmer
Fahrenbruch from Frank
Feierstein / Fierstein from Norka
Frick from Frank
Heiser from Norka
Helzer from Norka
Hiegel from Norka
Jacobs from Pfeifer
Kammerzell from Frank
Kolb from Laub
Luea from Zug
Michaelis from Kratzke
Ostwald from Kautz
Richmeier from Herzog
Ross from Norka
Schaaf from Huck
Schnell from Norka
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Strauch from Beideck
Stroh from Frank
Unrein from Ober-Monjou
Weitzel from Rosenberg
Yeager from Norka
Yost from Norka
Zieg from Balzer
Zitterkopf from Huck


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 44.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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