Johannisdorf, Lapa Municipality, Paraná

Names: 
Colônia Johannisdorf
Johannesdorf
Johannisdorf
History: 

The colony of Johannisdorf was founded by Volga Germans on 17 July 1877. German colonists from Bukovina also settled there.

Volga German Families: 

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

Bach
Denning
Ditmeier
Graf
Haas
Hoffmann
Kind
Krenz
Mildenberger
Muller
Opholz from Liebental
Peter / Petri / Phetter
Schäfer
Schiva
Schmidt
Schuster
Sieben
Siebert
Stöcklein
Wolf
Zewe

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Hoffman, João Nelson.
- Schwab, Carlos Alberto. Resumo Histórico e Genealogia dos Alemães do Volga. Ponta Grossa, Brazil: C.A. Schwab, 1997.

Catholic Church in Johannisdorf.
Festival held 24 June 1921.
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

Catholic Church in Johannisdorf.
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

House in Johannisdorf.
Built by Johannes Phetter in 1900.
Source: Arthur Leite Binder.

First Communion (8 April 1923)
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

First Communion (14 Sept. 1934)
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

First Communion (19 June 1938)
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

First Communion (8 Dec. 1940)
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

First Communion (23 August 1942)
Source: João Nelson Hoffmann.

Overview Video of Johannisdorf

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.414146
Longitude: 7.570905