Hoisington, Barton Co., Kansas

History: 

Many Volga German families settled in and around Hoisington.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Hoisington:

Abel
Baker
Batt
Bechtel
Bechtold
Beck
Becker
Bender
Betz
Bitner
Bitter
Boese
Boger
Boxberger from Kratzke
Brack from Pobochnaya
Brehm
Decker
Degenhardt
Deines from Kratzke
Demel
Denning
Detter
Deutsch
Dewald
Dumler
Ehrlich
Eichman
Eitel
Eurich
Flegler
Fritz
Funk
Gideon from Kratzke
Gross
Haas
Hein
Heintz
Helwig
Herbel
Herdt
Herzog
Hill
Hoch
Hofferber
Hoffman
Hofmeister
Jacoby
Janke
Johannes
Jordan
Karst
Keil
Klein
Koerber
Koerner
Kolb
Kraft
Kramer
Krieger
Krug from Kratzke
Lehmann
Lehning
Lust
Maier / Meyer
Manweiler
Margheim
Martin
Michaelis from Kratzke
Miller
Mills
Moore
Morgenstern
Muth
Naab
Niedens
Nuss
Ochs
Pope / Popp
Reisbig
Resner
Rodie
Roesler
Romig
Rube
Scheuerman
Schlegel
Schmidt
Schneider
Schrader
Schultz
Schwab
Schwien
Siegfried
Stecklein
Steinert
Steitz
Stettinger
Streck
Stricker
Templing
Uhrich
Voos
Wagner
Walker
Walter
Weber
Weimaster
Wilhelm
Winter(s)
Wirtz
Wurth
Zimmerman

Resources: 

1920 US Census - Barton County
Barton County Maps
Hoisington City Cemetery (FindAGrave.com)
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery (FindAGrave.com)
Barton County Obituaries

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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