Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington

Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington

In the early 1900s colonists from Beideck, Dreispitz, Frank, Hussenbach, Kolb, Neu-Dönhof, Shcherbakovka, Walter, Warenburg, and Unterdorf settled in Tacoma.

The Volga German neighborhood was generally found between South 19th & 23rd and Ainsworth & Sheridan.       

Volga German Congregations: 

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Emmanuel Evangelical & Reformed Church
Evangelical Congregational Church
First United Church of Christ
Peace Lutheran Church
Trinity Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Tacoma:

Feuerstein from Norka
Heimbichner from Frank
Juckert from Kolb
Kissler from Frank
Koch from Kolb
Müller from Kolb
Zitzman / Sitzman

Notable Individuals: 

.- Fiftieth Anniversary, 1909-1959 (Peace Lutheran Church) - booklet.
- Scheuerman, Richard D. & Clifford E. Trafzer. The Volga Germans: Pioneers of the Northwest (Moscow, ID: University of Idaho Press, 1985): 174.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Volga Colonies

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