Esperanza
Departamento Los Colonias,
Santa Fe Province
Names
Colonía Esperanza; Esperanza
Location
31°25' S 60°56' W
History
      Colonía Esperanza (Colony Hope) was officially founded on 8 September 1856. Earlier that year, 200 families had arrived there from Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Over the years, a number of Volga German families also settled there.
Volga German Families
      The following were Volga German families are known to have settled in Esperanza:
Heit
Hollmann
König
Schönfeld
Sources:
- Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund
External Links
Esperanza, Santa Fe - wikipedia (in Spanish)
Last updated on 27 December 2012.