Mariental, Lapa Municipality, Paraná

Names: 
Colônia Mariental
Mariental
History: 

The colony of Mariental was settled by Volga Germans on 14 April 1879. German colonists from Bukovina also settled there.

Volga German Families: 

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

Biehl from Zug
Dörfer
Eberle
Forth
Hammerschmidt from Zug
Hornüng
Köhler
Leinecker
Metz
Mildenberger from Preuss
Müller
Schäfer
Stadelmann
Steinbach
Stöcklein
Tieder from Wittmann
Unrein
Weil

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

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

Pre-Volga Origin

The old church in Mariental.
Source: J.N. Hoffmann.

The new church in Mariental.
Source: J.N. Hoffmann.

Interior of the old church
in Mariental.

Volga Colonies