Gorham, Russell Co., Kansas

Names: 
Gorham, Russell Co., Kansas
History: 

German settlers from Philadelphia and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, established a community on the Kansas Pacific Railway at the future site of Gorham in April 1872. Elijah Dodge Gorham, a settler from Illinois, gave the town its name when he platted it in 1879.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Surnames: 
Resources: 

St. Mary 's Cemetery (findagrave)

Pre-Volga Origin