Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska

Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska

Many of the early Volga German settlers to Nebraska were poor and could not afford to buy farmland, so they resettled from places like Sutton to Omaha where they could find employment.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Omaha:

Deines from Norka
Strasheim from Frank
Zier from Dietel

Volga Colonies: 

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

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389
Latitude: 50.450000
Longitude: 9.916667