Volga Germans in Ellis County, Kansas, 1876-1976

by Anna Knoll

Publisher: Knoll in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 89 Downloads: 725
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Places:

  • Ellis County (Kan.),
  • Kansas,
  • Ellis County.

Subjects:

  • Russian Germans -- Kansas -- Ellis County.,
  • Ellis County (Kan.) -- Genealogy.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 88-89.

Statementby Anna Knoll.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF687.E3 K55
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 89 leaves :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5247762M
LC Control Number75319963

Settled by Volga Germans from villages in Russia including Katharinenstadt, Kamenka, Kamenka, Herzog, Beauregard, Ober-Monjou, Mariental, Louis, Marienburg, Liebental and Graf, most had arrived in Topeka the previous year. Both in Ellis County, Kansas, Herzog would eventually become a part of nearby town Victoria, and in , they incorporated under the . Official centennial history of the Volga-German settlements in Ellis and Rush counties in Kansas, Volga-German Centennial Association. Gross, Fred William. "Type and Nature of German Publications In North Dakota," Heritage Review () 23#4 pp 34– Iseminger, Gordon L. "Are We Germans, or Russians, or Americans? Author: Johann Jacob ROMANG Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: Get Books. Die Engl Schweizerlegion Und Ihr Aufenthalt Im Orient Unsere Leute by Johann Jacob ROMANG, Die Engl Schweizerlegion Und Ihr Aufenthalt Im Orient Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Die Engl Schweizerlegion Und Ihr Aufenthalt Im Orient books. Golden jubilee of the German-Russian settlements of Ellis and Rush counties, Kansas Genealogy Gophers. Official centennial history of the Volga-German settlements in Ellis and Rush counties in Kansas Family History Library The German language in Ellis County, Kansas Family History Library.

Ellis County Life: In UnsereLeute; The Volga Germans of West Central Kansas: Aspects of Their History,Politics, Culture and Language. Edited by William D. Keel et al. (scroll down on the website to find it!) This book is a collection of essays that by local authors in Kansas who discuss various topics on Volga-German life in Ellis County. Recorded by MDM Records, Hays, Kansas, , remastered by Advantage Studios, Hays, Kansas, , recorded in The Cathedral of the Plains, Victoria, Kansas, CD The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide this CD of "14 German Favorites" sung by the Volga German Singers of Ells County, Kansas. Volga German family, Ellis, Kansas - Kansas Memory This black and white photograph shows a Volga German family from Ellis, Kansas. Like many Volga Germans the family was likely lured to Kansas by advertising campaigns that promoted the sale of productive farmland and exemption from military service on religious grounds. - Explore barthphotograph's board "Volga Germans" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Volga germans, Volga, German pins.

Volga Germans of Ellis County, Kansas By MMH Heart at The Graff's in the census of Graf we also learn that Johannes had a daughter Anna Dorthea. In census of Graf, we learn that he had a son Anton married to Barbara Spies and Chaisol. Anton had 2 sons Michael and Sebastian, born - Explore shirleywilcoxon's board "Germans From Russia Genealogy, Heritage, and History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Volga germans 27 pins. In , Germans who were immigrating to Kansas from the Volga River region of Russia, began to settle in Ellis County. On April 8, a group from Herzog Russia settled north and west of the town of Victoria on the east bank of Victoria Creek. Another group of Germans from Russia arrived on August 3rd. These Germans were accustomed to the. Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas by Norbert R. Dreiling, Kathryn Terry: Our Ancestors' Quest For Freedom Realized in Schoenchen, Kansas, a centennial book: Steve Ruder.

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Land of the Volga Germans. Ellis County, Kansas became a hotbed in the late 's and early 's for immigrants that came from the "old country", Russia and settled in Ellis County. These immigrants over two hundred years ago traveled from Germany to Russia and than came to the United States.

The Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas $ Unsere Leute Official centennial history of the Volga-German settlements Kansas Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas, Norbert R.

Dreiling, Lawrence Weigel, Blaine Burkey Volga-German Centennial Association, - Ellis County (Kan.) - pages. The Volga-Germans in Topeka, Kansas, Topeka: privately published, - The Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas.

Hays, KS: privately printed, - Laing, Francis S. "German-Russian Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas." Kansas Historical Collections 11 (), [Online].

Entry: Germans from Russia in Ellis County Author: Kansas Historical Society Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.

Date Created: April Date Modified: December The author of this article is solely responsible for its content. The chief sources on the Volga-German settlement in Kansas are: the Rev.

Francis S. Laing, "German-Russian Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas," KHC, v. 11 (), pp; Sister Mary Eloise Johannes, "A Kansas of the Russian-German Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas," The Catholic University of America Studies in Sociology, v. The year saw the waning of the large immigration to Ellis 1876-1976 book by Volga-Germans.

Before it ended, the Pfeifer settlement contained 41families with persons. The Final of those groups to settle in Pfeifer came there on J from Kamenka, Russia. They consisted of the following families. Between the years of - many German immigrants settled the steppes of the Russian Volga area.

colonies were established on both sides of the Volga River Bank. Volga Germans in Ellis County years later, German settlers along the Volga River elected five men to act as scouts to investigate land in Nebraska. Everyday Living In the early years.

Located on the grounds of the Ellis County Historical Museum, the Volga German Haus offers a peek into how the early Volga German settlers made their homes in Ellis County. The earliest homes were sod, the top few inches of soil and native grass roots, just as were many early dwellings across the Great lly, the homes.

The Volga Germans in Ellis County, Kansas, [Anna Knoll] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Anna Knoll. The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection wishes to extend appreciation to the Center for Great Plains Studies, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, for permission to reprint this outstanding special edition of Heritage of publication is most valuable for the Germans from Russia community and especially the Volga Germans.

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Dreiling, B.M. Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas. Hays, KS: Ellis County News, Dreiling, Norbert R.

Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas, Hays, KS: Volga-German Centennial Association, Dupper, Alexander, trans.

Published by the Sunflower Chapter, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Hays, Kansas,softcover. This publication is a series of articles written by Lawrence A. Weigel which appeared weekly in the Ellis County Star of Hays, Kansas.

Ellis County, Kansas was well know for many out standing church choirs and bands. In the late Nick J. Pfannenstiel and Lawrence Weigel, both from Ellis County, compiled a booklet consisting of approximately Volga German folk songs which have been brought to America by our forefathers in CENSUS BOOKS Books that contain family census records from different German from Russia Colonies.

VOLGA GERMAN FAMILY GENEALOGY BOOKS These are family books that have been compiled ELLIS COUNTY, PARISH (CHURCH) GENEALOGIES These parish genealogies are the next most import genealogical tool next to the Russian Census Lists. Official centennial history of the Volga-German settlements in Ellis and Rush counties in Kansas, Hays, Kansas: [Volga-German Centennial Association], © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norbert R Dreiling; Lawrence A Weigel; Blaine Burkey.

Volga Germans and Their Descendants of Ellis County, Kansas By Margaret Heart Ma at This Befort Book is dedicated to my Aunt Josephine (Befort) Pfeifer and Uncle Alex Pfeifer who have gone to be with the Lord and who were members of.

The Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas,pages, reprint, softcover. This important historical book focuses on the history and culture of the German-Russian settlements of Ellis and Rush counties in western Kansas.

Keel, William D. "One the Heimatbestimmung of the Ellis County (Kansas) Volga-German Dialects." Yearbook of German-American Studies 17 (): Mattheier, Klaus J. Handout: "Vorschläge für die Definition von 'Sprachinsel'" Modern German University of Kansas, Spring Semester - Explore Jim Herl's board "Volga germans of Ellis County" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Volga germans, Ellis county, Volga pins. I'm looking at the Volga-Germans in Kansas. This group left in summer of traveling to Saratov to Berlin to Baltimore to Topeka, Kansas. They stayed in Topeka for the winter of and traveled to Ellis County, Kansas in June Ellis County had very cheap land, only $3 an acre, and wide spaces to build various communities.

Dreiling, Norbert R. Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis & Rush Counties in Kansas, Hays, KS: Volga-German Centennial Association, (K// -EL5/Dc).

"Early History of Ellis County & Hays City Notes Failure in Attempts to Cultivate Land", Hays Daily News. Feb. 16, [1 p.]. Volga German Immigrants: A Kansas Portrait (Kansas State Historical Society).

Online Exhibits - From Far Away Russia: Russian-Germans in Kansas (Kansas State Historical Society). Around Kansas - Kansas Churches built by German Immigrants (YouTube).

Leona Pfeifer on wedding traditions in Ellis County, Kansas (YouTube). Leona Pfeifer on German dialects in Ellis County, Kansas. Kansas (Ellis County), Ellis — Praying John Horrigan — The kneeling figure of Ellis folklore who stumped the curious and became a legend in his own time — Though little is known of John's life prior to his arrival in Ellis during the 's, it is known that he worked as an Army muleskinner and also spent some time working on the Mississippi.

Appelhanz, Isadore. The Volga-Germans in Topeka, Kansas, Topeka: privately published, The Golden Jubilee of the German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas.

Hays, KS: privately printed, Laing, Francis S. "German-Russian Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas." Kansas Historical Collections Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. The largest city in northwestern Kansas, it is the economic and cultural center of the region.

As of the census, the city population It is also a college town, home to Fort Hays State University. A Linguistic Map of the Volga German Mother Colonies (Map #30) created in by Georg Dinges is available in print from the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia.

A copy of this map is held by the CVGS. Johnson, D. The Volga German dialect of Schoenchen, sity of Kansas. Marzolf, A. Let's talk German. The Volga Germans who first started arriving here inand the Bukovina Germans who arrived in One of the best locations for learning about and understanding the Volga German Heritage of Ellis County is at the Center for Ethnic Studies located on the campus of Fort Hays State University.

This book covers the emigration of the "Catherine the Great" Germans into the Volga River area in the mid to late 's, the movement of the Volga German-Russians further east of the Volga River into Russia's Steppes, the western exodus of the Volga German-Russians to the United States, Canada, Germany, Brazil and Argentina in the late 's and early 's, the Stalin.

Volga - German Communities - Trade Paperback, Comb bound -- Other than prior owner's recipes on back page, bo Title: Das Essen Unsrer Leute -- Treasured Old Recpes of Volga German Immigrants Who Came to Ellis County, Kansas.Ellis County German Brochure. Ellis County is the “German Capital of Kansas” and has a thriving German Heritage that dates back to the 's.

Many of the people of Ellis County are descendants of German immigrants who came from the Volga River region of Russia and the Bukovina region of Europe. These settlers were people who migrated from Germany to Russia .Appointments can be made at () to tour the Volga German House and Fire Museum.

The Ellis County Historical Society Museum in Hays, Kansas is very nicely done. The displays are attractive and professional looking, with descriptions which tell about the items on exhibit, their context and how they relate to other items.