Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado

Names: 
Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado
History: 

In 1904, a large group of Volga Germans from Dönhof settled in Windsor. By the 1930s Windsor had become a large Volga German settlement with over 900 families. Most of the families worked around the farming of sugar beets.

Volga German Congregations: 

Faith United Church of Christ
St. John Lutheran Church
Windsor Evangelical Congregational Church
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Zion United Church of Christ

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Windsor:

Bender from Kratzke
Buxmann
Deines
Erbes from Dönhof
Helzer from Norka
Hergert from Erlenbach
Huwa
Kindsvater
Margheim from Merkel
Scheller from Dönhof
Schimpf from Oberdorf
Schlitt from Norka
Steinbrecher from Dönhof
Stromberger
Traudt from Norka
Winter from Wiesenfeld

Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 50.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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