Esperanza, Departamento Los Colonias, Santa Fe Province

Names: 
Colonía Esperanza
Esperanza
History: 

Colonía Esperanza (Colony Hope) was officially founded on 8 September 1856. Earlier that year, 200 families had arrived there from Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Over the years, a number of Volga German families also settled there.

Volga German Families: 

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

Heit
Hollmann
König
Schönfeld

Sources: 

- Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund

Pre-Volga Origin