Longmont, Boulder / Larimer Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Longmont, Boulder / Larimer Co., Colorado
Lyons, Boulder Co., Colorado
Firestone, Weld Co., Colorado
History: 

Longmont's Volga German community has historical ties to the development of the sugarbeet industry of Northern Colorado. One of the state's first sugar beet factories was built there in 1903.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Longmont:

Adler from Kolb
Arnhold from Beauregard
Bisterfeldt from Nieder-Monjou
Boos from Ober-Monjou
Brenning from Kutter
Butherus form Kutter
Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Erbes from Dönhof
Fladung from Schönchen
Frank from Dönhof
Frick from Huck
Fromm from Hussenbach
Gassman from Mariental
Gerstner from Mariental
Grauberger from Oberdorf
Hirschfeld from Pfeifer
Ho(h)nstein from Norka
Holz-Meister from Pfeifer
Krug from Kratzke
Lapp from Frank
Litzenberger
Loos from Marienfeld
Manweiler from Rosenberg
Mari from Sewald
Meier from Louis
Rutt from Kolb
Saunders from Herzog
Schillereff from Kolb
Schledewitz from Jost
Schneider from Ährenfeld
Schoendaller from Liebental
Stabel from Stephan
Stadler from Kamenka
Walker from Norka
Weitzel from Norka
Younger from Herzog
Zitzer

Pre-Volga Origin

Sugar Beet Factory in Longmont, Colorado.
Source: Unknown

Former Sugar Beet Factory in Longmont, Colorado.
Source: Unknown

Volga Colonies

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