Crespo, Departamento Paraná, Entre Ríos Province

Names: 
San José
Crespo
History: 

The colony of San José was founded on 14 April 1888 in the Paraná Departamento (District) in Entre Ríos. It was named after Ignacio Crespo Rodríguez. It was located about 1 kilometer from the railroad station at Crespo. The population (approximately 10,000) is almost entirely descendants of Volga Germans who began arriving in Argentina in 1875.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Crespo:

Eichhorn from Dönhof
Erbes from Dönhof
Gomer from Dönhof
Hess from Dönhof
Jakobi from Dönhof
Ladner from Galka
Lichtenwald from Dönhof
Mohr from Galka
Schlegel from Huck

Volga Colonies: 
Resources: 

- Baptisms (LDS Film No. 1368508 - online extraction).

Old map of Crespo, Argentina
Source: Sergio Keiner Klug

Volga Colonies