Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado

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 original Volga German families who moved to the Windsor area held jobs affiliated with the sugar beet industry.

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, Colorado:

Aab from Dönhof
Adler from Kolb
Albrandt from Grimm
Asmus from Oberdorf
Bender from Kratzke
Borgens from Frank
Brug from Dönhof
Brunner from Grimm
Buderus from Merkel
Deering from Norka
Dinkel from Herzog
Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Dreiling from Herzog
Dreith from Beideck
Drieth from Beideck
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka
Eichler from Neu-Dönhof
Eichorn from Dönhof
Eiring from Eckheim
Erbes from Dönhof
Fagler from Norka
Feit from Erlenbach
Felte from Grimm
Flohr from Merkel
Foos from Frank
Foos from Merkel
Frank from Kautz
Frickel from Kolb
Fromm from Hussenbach
Haffner from Shcherbakovka
Heimbegner from Frank
Helzer from Norka
Hergert from Erlenbach
Hettinger from Dietel
Hettinger from Dönhof
Huwa from Dönhof
Jacoby from Dönhof
Kaltenberger from Grimm
Keiser from Norka
Kerbs from Oberdorf
Kisselman from Dönhof
Koehler from Beideck
Krumm from Kukkus
Kurtz from Neu-Dönhof
Lackman from Dietel
Lapp from Frank
Laubhan from Avilova & Shcherbakovka
Leffler from Grimm
Lichtenwaldt from Dönhof
Lind from Dönhof
Lofing from Norka
Loos from Marienfeld
Manweiler from Rosenberg
Margheim from Merkel
Marsch from Neu-Messer
Meis from Katharinenstadt
Michaelis from Kratzke
Nagel from Brunnental
Pappenheim from Neu-Dönhof
Pfeif from Frank
Reichert from Dietel
Reifschneider from Saalfeld (Rostov)
Reisig from Shcherbakovka
Roth from Grimm
Ruff from Dietel
Ruff from Oberdorf
Rupp from Strassendorf
Scheller from Dönhof
Schimpf from Oberdorf
Schleiger from Norka
Schlitt from Norka
Schott from Grimm
Schwartzkopf from Dönhof & Neu-Dönhof
Seilbach from Hussenbach
Starck from Anton
Steinbrecher from Dönhof
Stenzel from Hussenbach
Stoll from Dönhof & Erlenbach
Stro(h)man from Dietel
Suppes from Pfeifer
Traudt from Norka
Treise from Wiesenmüller
Weinmeister from Dietel
Winter from Wiesenfeld
Younger from Herzog
Zulauf from Grimm


- 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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