Wallace, Wallace Co., Kansas
The 1880 Census records a handful of Volga Germans living in Wallace, but they were there working on the railroad. Volga Germans from Ellis and Rush Counties moved west to settle in Wallace permanently beginning in 1922.
St. Peters Catholic Parish
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Wallace:
Befort from Katharinenstadt
Stecklein from Zug
Urban from Kamenka
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 60.
Fort Wallace Cemetery (findagrave.com)