Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin

Includes the following communities: 
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin
Waupun, Dodge / Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin
Eldorado, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin

In 1895, Volga German immigrants from Grimm began settling in Fond du Lac.

Fond du Lac is home to the headquarters of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes (CSA) which moved there in 1870.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in Fond du Lac:

Albrandt from Grimm
Asmus from Grimm
Barthuly from Neu-Balzer
Blattner from Josefstal
Brester from Grimm
Denner from Dobrinka
Hanneman from Yagodnaya Polyana
Kerbel from Grimm
Lautenschlager from Yagodnaya Polyana
Menzer from Grimm
Schaub from Semenovka
Schibbelhut from Rosenberg
Wasinger from Schönchen
Worster from Balzer
Zulauf from Grimm
Zwetzig from Schwab


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 55.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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