38°06' S 62°13' W
Tornquist was founded in the Homónimo Partido (Section) of Buenos Aires Province on 17 April 1883 by Ernesto Tornquist. The original settlers were German immigrants who came directly from Germany as well as from the Volga German colonies in Russia.
Volga German Families
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Tornquist:
Volga German Congregation
Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima
Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund