Yocemento, Ellis Co., Kansas

Names: 
Yocemento, Ellis Co., Kansas
History: 

Yocemento was founded in 1906 when a cement plant was being constructed by a group of investors from Hays. They hired Hungarian immigrants to do the construction.       

Local Volga German and German farmers joined with the Hungarians to form a Catholic parish, however, the cement plant was a failure and most of the Hungarians left the area.

Sources: 

Transcript of The Golden Jubilee of German-Russian Settlements of Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas, 1926.

Pre-Volga Origin