Santa Maria, Lapa Municipality, Paraná

Names: 
Colônia Santa Maria
Santa Maria
History: 

Carlos Alberto Schwan identifies Santa Maria in the Lapa Municipality as a place settled by Volga German immigrants to Brazil.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Santa Maria: Mildenberger from Seelmann Müller

Sources: 

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

Pre-Volga Origin