La Junta, Otero Co., Colorado

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La Junta, Otero Co., Colorado
LaJunta, Otero Co., Colorado
History: 

By the early 1900s Volga Germans from the Russian colonies Galka, Kukkus, Marienfeld, and Rothammel settled in La Junta.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in La Junta:

Arnhold from Beauregard
Bender from Kratzke
Burbach from Norka
Dorsch
Ehrlich
Goodman
Helzer from Norka
Johannes from Kukkus
Laubhan from Shcherbakovka
Pfeifer from Pfeifer
Rein from Konstantinovka
Riffel from Galka
Rosen
Schimpf from Oberdorf
Spadi from Norka
Stoecklein from Zug
Walker
Wollert from Dreispitz

Sources: 

- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Resources: 

Otero County Census Indices (1900, 1910, 1920)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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