Santa Teresa, Departamento Guatraché, La Pampa Province

Names: 
Colonia Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa
History: 

Santa Teresa was founded in the Gautraché Departamento (District) in La Pampa Province on 15 October 1921 on land donated by Alexander Rost.       

The following men and their families were founders of the colony:

Alexander (Alejandro) Rost
Jakob (Jacobo) Duckardt
Michael (Miguel) Schroh
Heinrich (Enrique) Holzmann
Andreas (Andrés) Rau
Johann (Juan) Loos
Michael (Miguel) Loos
Georg (Jorge) Schwab
Michael (Miguel) Rost
Johann (Juan) Specht
Solomon (Salomón) König
Johann Peter (Juan Pedro) Kette
Peter (Pedro) Prost

Most of the inhabitants of Santa Teresa are descendants of Volga German immigrants who had originally settled in the Coronel Suarez colonies in Buenos Aires Province. There are also German-Russian families from the Black Sea settled in Santa Teresa.

Volga German Families: 

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

Baier from Kamenka
Brost / Prost from Volmer
Dietrich from Köhler
Duckardt
Götte / Kette
Happel from Husaren
Heim from Kamenka
Holzmann from Preuss
Kloberdanz from Schuck
König
Leonhardt
Löchert
Loos
Maier
Meder from Kamenka
Müller
Minor from Dehler
Ostertag from Dehler
Raab from Dehler
Rau from Seelmann
Reeb from Kamenka
Reigenborn from Köhler
Rost
Roth from Kamenka
Schäfer from Kamenka
Schiebelbein from Husaren
Schneider from Kamenka
Schön from Preuss
Schroh
Schwab
Schwindt
Specht from Seelmann

Sources: 

- Colonia Santa Teresa
- La Pampa (Guia en La Pampa)
- Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund

Santa Teresa, La Pampa

Volga Colonies