Taquari, Taquari Municipality, Río Grande do Sul

Names: 
Taquari
History: 

The parish of Taquari was founded in 1764 in the vertile valley of the Rio Tibiquary (Tibiquary River). The name means "river of bamboo" in the language of the native people of the area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Taquari: Akwa (Aqua) from Neu-Kolonie

Sources: 

- Akwa, João Vicente.

Pre-Volga Origin