Santa Anita, Departamento Urugúay, Entre Ríos Province

Names: 
Santa Anita
History: 

Santa Anita was founded in 1900 by poor families from Salto, Spatzenkutter, Brasilera, Valle Maria, and San Francisco under leadership of Father Becker.

In the 1920s, people from Santa Anita relocated to Colonía Carrasco (near Bovril) in Departamento LaPaz. As of 1928, there were 208 families living in Santa Anita.

In the 1930s, people from Santa Anita relocated to an area near Iguazú in Misiones Province.

Volga German Congregations: 

Iglesia de Santa Anita was dedicated in 1913.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Santa Anita:

Abt
Alles from Marienfeld
Asselborn from Marienfeld
Auer from Rohleder
Bach
Baron from Pfeifer
Basgall from Rothammel
Beilmann from Volmer
Bersch from Mariental
Burghardt from Pfeifer
Dening from Mariental
Dieser from Semenovka
Dietz
Gallinger from Hildmann
Gassmann
Gebhardt from Pfeifer
Gerk from Marienfeld
Gerling
Gerstner from Mariental
Gette / Götte from Semenovka
Glassmann
Hein from Louis
Heis from Köhler
Heit from Semenovka
Hergenröter
Hermann from Mariental
Herrlein from Mariental
Hippedinger from Hölzel
Hirschfeld
Hoffmann
Holzmann from Leichtling
Holzmeister from Pfeifer
Honecker from Semenovka
Jacob from Pfeifer
Junger
Kehner from Herzog
Kessler from Louis
Kinderknecht from Mariental
Kippes from Pfeifer
Kissner
Kloster from Semenovka
Kollmann from Pfeifer
Kranewitter from Herzog
Kuchen from Mariental
Kühn from Mariental
Kühn from Liebental
Kühn from Herzog
Lambrecht from Pfeifer
Laumann from Schuck
Lechmann
Lederhos from Rohleder
Obholz from Mariental
Quint
Rausch
Regner from Marienfeld
Riedel from Herzog
Ruhl from Köhler
Sacks
Sander from Mariental
Schaab from Semenovka
Schäfer
Schamne
Schell
Schmidt from Graf
Schneider from Mariental
Schön from Preuss
Schönberger from Rohleder
Schönfeld from Husaren
Schroh from Volmer
Schunk from Mariental
Simon
Stadelmann
Sterzer from Mariental
Unrein
Vollmer from Köhler
Wasinger from Graf
Weinbender
Weinzettel from Köhler
Wendler from Ober-Monjou
Werbach from Mariental
Wertz from Beideck
Windholz

Sources: 

- Keiner, Sergio. Personal interview, 26 March 2011.
- Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund
- Riffel, Jakob. Los alemanes de Rusia : en particular, los alemanes del Volga en la Cuenca del Plata: Argentina, Uruguay y Paraguay (Buenos Aires: L.M.E. Riffel, 2008): 118.

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.194444
Longitude: 8.857778