Wallace, Wallace Co., Kansas

Names: 
Wallace, Wallace Co., Kansas
History: 

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.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Peters Catholic Parish

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Wallace:

Befort from Katharinenstadt
Depperschmidt
Schmidt
Stecklein from Zug
Urban from Kamenka

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 60.

Resources: 

Fort Wallace Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 54.033333
Longitude: 19.050000
Latitude: 50.216667
Longitude: 9.350000