Iliff, Logan Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Iliff, Logan Co., Colorado
Peetz, Logan Co., Colorado
Padroni, Logan Co., Colorado

Sallet reports that early Volga German settlers in Iliff came from the colony of Pfeifer.  Many worked in the sugar beet factory in nearby Sterling.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Iliff, Colorado:

Appelhans from Rothammel
Bellendir from Köhler
Bob from Göbel
Gerk from Josefstal
Haberkorn from Mariental
Kippes from Pfeifer
Knoll from Herzog
Lambrecht from Pfeifer
Lechman from Rothammel
Mari from Sewald
Meis from Katharinenstadt
Pfeifer from Pfeifer
Schneider from Göbel
Schreibvogel from Wittmann
Sommers from Pfeifer
Zink from Marienfeld


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 61.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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