Rocky Ford, Otero Co., Colorado
Volga German families settled in and around Rocky Ford. Many were enticed to move to Rocky Ford to work for the American Crystal Sugar Company and in the sugar beet industry that supported the plant.
The following Volga German families are known to have lived in Rocky Ford:
Dahmer from Wiesenmüller
Schaefer from Wiesenmüller
Stenzel from Ährenfeld
Otero County Census Indices (1900, 1910, 1920)