Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas

Names: 
Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
History: 

Wichita was founded as a trading post along the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s.

As Volga German immigrants left the agriculture sector of the American prairie, many were attracted to Wichita's aircraft and other industries.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Wichita:

Albrecht / Albright
Appel
Befort
Beisel
Bender
Berschauer from Kratzke
Boger
Brungardt
Deines from Franzosen & Kratzke
Dietz from Kratzke
Dreiling
Dumler
Ehrlich
Fabrizius from Kratzke
Flegler
Funk
Gideon
Haselhorst
Karst
Keil
Kraus
Kreutzer
Krug from Kratzke
Legleiter
Mader
Mai from Kratzke
Maier
Michaelis from Kratzke
Miller
Mohn
Ochs
Rohn
Scheikofsky
Schwien
Stegman
Steinert
Stoppel
Vonfeldt
Zerfas
Zitterkopf from Huck

Volga Colonies: 

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389