Bovril,
Departamento La Paz,
Entre Ríos Province
Names
Bovril
Location
31°21' S 59°25' W
History
      The history of Bovril dates back to 26 March 1913 when railroad reached this location about 125 kilometers northeast of the city of Paraná. The Provincial Government had acquired the land from Bovril Limited, a British company. A train station was constructed and a town grew up around it.
      Volga German families with the following surnames have settled in Bovril (Volga colonies of origin are noted in parenthesis, when known):
Axt
Becker
Beideck (Schäfer)
Dalinger
Detlof
Dietz
Eckert
Elsesser
Erhardt (Holstein)
Ertel
Fischer (Schwab)
Flor (Merkel)
Fries
Geist
Georg (Beideck)
Gerber
Gillig (Erlenbach)
Graff (Dobrinka)
Hartmann
Heinitz
Hering
Heinze
Herbel (Oberdorf)
Herr (Schwab)
Hoffmann
Huber (Balzer)
Huck (Karlovska)
Jung
Kehm (Balzer)
Keller
Kerbs
Klein (Balzer)
Kling
Kober (Schäfer)
Koch (Kolb)
Korbmacher (Beideck)
Ladner (Neu-Galka)
Lang(e)
Lauk (Beideck)
Lichtenwald (Dönhof)
Meier (Stephan)
Martin
Müller (Krasnoyar)
Nagrele
Ott (Krasnoyar)
Blehm
Rau(h)
Richter
Ruppel
Rusch
Salzmann
Schmidt (Galka)
Schneider (Rosenheim)
Schneidemüller (Hussenbach)
Schreiner
Schwab (Schwab)
Schwabauer (Balzer)
Stehle
Thomas
Tischler
Uhrig (Erlenbach)
Usinger
Vogel (Dobrinka)
Völker
Wagner (Pobochnaya)
Weishein (Fellenbach)
Sources:
Breve Historia de la Congregacion (Enzo Pellini)
Volga German Congregation
Resources
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External Links
Bovril (Argentina) - (Wikipedia)
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Last updated on 3 May 2011.


Map of Bovril.


Aerial view of Bovril (1920).
Source: Municipalidad de Bovril.