Fruita, Mesa Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Fruita, Mesa Co., Colorado
Loma, Mesa Co., Colorado
Mack, Mesa Co., Colorado
History: 

Many Volga German families settled in and near Fruita.

Bernie Waldschmidt served as mayor of Fruita from 1992-1994.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in and around Fruita:

Amen
Dinkel from Herzog
Dorn from Walter
Gettman from Frank
Giebler from Ober-Monjou
Gies from Walter
Grosskopf from Frank
Kammerzell from Frank
Kreutzer from Liebental
Meininger
Schaffer from Frank
Schlegel from Dönhof
Stroh from Frank
Waldschmidt from Ober-Monjou

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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