Friend, Saline Co., Nebraska

Names: 
Friend, Saline Co., Nebraska
History: 

The settlement at Friend was started by Volga German emigrants from Red Oak, Iowa, in the 1870s.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Friend:

Amen from Frank
Bender from Kratzke
Bruntz from Merkel
Deines from Norka
Dietz from Kratzke
Eckhard(t) from Frank
Eurich
Glanz from Norka
Haberman
Heckman
Huber
Kahler
Pabst
Sack
Weber

Volga Colonies: 
Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 43.

Resources: 

- Andrew Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.820278
Longitude: 9.257222
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Longitude: 9.007876