San José, Partido de Coronel Suárez, Buenos Aires Province

Names: 
Colonia Dos
Dehler
Pueblo San José
San José
Segunda
History: 

San José was founded on 13 April 1887 and is known today as "Pueblo San José" and is located in the Coronel Suárez Partido (Department) of Buenos Aires Province. This colony was originally named Dehler by the first Volga German settlers in reference to the colony from which they had immigrated. Other settlers also came from Volmer.       

San José was founded by the following 15 men and their families:

Martin (Martín) Sieben
Jakob (Jacobo) Schwab
Stephan (Estaban) Heit
Jakob (Jacobo) Schell
Konrad (Conrado) Schwab
Johann (Juan) Förster
Johann (Juan) Putbilopsky
Johann (Juan) Opholz
Nikolaus (Nicolás) Seib
Michael (Miguel) Schuck
Matthias (Matias) Schönfeld
Johann Peter (Juan Pedro) Phillip
Adam (Adán) Dannderfer
Gottlieb Diel
Heinrich (Enrique) Heim

These families were joined in 1907 by another group resettling from Hinojo.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in San José:

Artzer
Bahl
Baumann
Beilman
Bender
Berger
Bihn
Dannderfer
Denk
Diel
Dietz
Distel
Domme
Duckardt
Dumrauf
Falkenstein
Fischer
Förster
Frank
Fritz
Fuhr
Geist
Gette from Semenovka
Gottfried
Graf
Grunewaldt
Haberkorn
Hammerschmidt
Heim
Heit / Heidt
Herlein
Herr
Hildenberger from Leichtling
Hippedinger
Hollmann
Holzmann from Preuss
Holzmeister from Pfeifer
Hubert
Kaiser
Kessler
Kloberdanz
Klug
Lambrecht
Loos
Martel
Maurer
Meier
Mildenberger
Minig from Kamenka
Müller
Opholz
Ostertag
Pfannenstiel / Panestil
Philipp
Roppel
Sauer
Schamberger
Schamne
Schechtel
Schell
Schiebelbein
Schmalz
Schmidt
Schneider
Schönfeld
Schroh
Schuck
Schwab
Schwindt
Seitz
Sieb
Sieben
Simon
Stadelmann
Steinbach
Streitenberger from Kamenka
Stoessel
Ullmann
Urban
Walter
Weiman
Wiesner
Zerfas

Notable Individuals: 
Resources: 

- A complete index of the 2,350 burials in San José - Excel format - prepared by Horacio Agustín Walter.
- Deaths in San José (1917-1925) by Raúl E. Walter.

Pre-Volga Origin

Panorama of the San José area.
Source: Volga German Research Community on Facebook.

Plaque showing the founders of San José colony.
Source: Gerardo Waimann.

San José in 1914.
Source: Jorge Bohn.

View of the church in San José (2008).
Source: Gerardo Waimann.

Statue of Eduardo Casey, the owner of the British Company who sold land to the Volga German settlers of San José.
Source: Gerardo Waimann.

The house and school of the nuns of the Saint Spirit in San José (2008).
Source: Gerardo Waimann.

Aerial video of Pueblo San José.

Volga Colonies

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