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:

Baum from Kukkus
Brehm from Norka
Deines from Norka
Dreiling from Herzog
Fahrenbruch from Frank
Farher from Semenovka
Floth from Frank
Haas from Wittmann
Hein from Frank
Kniss from Norka
Kuhn from Herzog
Pfeifer from Herzog
Reifschneider from Saalfeld (Rostov)
Stenzel from Hussenbach
Strasheim from Frank
Traudt from Norka
Zier from Dietel


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

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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