Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio

Includes the following communities: 
Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio
Covington, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Burlington, Boone Co., Kentucky
Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio

The settlement of Volga Germans in Cincinnati dates from the late 1880s, most of whom came from Grimm.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Cincinnati, Ohio:

Artzer from Sewald
Behm from Dönhof
Dechant from Wittmann
Dorzweiler from Katharinenstadt
Ehrlich from Grimm
Feuerstein from Norka
Herrman from Liebental
Jacobs from Pfeifer
Linenberger from Herzog
Rohr from Mariental
Schäfer from Grimm
Schmidt from Frank
Schmidt from Katharinenstadt
Schwien from Kratzke
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Strecker from Wiesenmüller
Weber from Grimm
Weber from Walter
Wiesner from Kamenka


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 57.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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