Casper, Natrona Co., Wyoming

Names: 
Casper, Natrona Co., Wyoming
History: 

The city was established east of the former site of Fort Caspar, a frontier fort and trading post built at a ferry crossing of the North Platte River and serving the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails.

Many Volga German families have settled in and around Casper.

Volga German Congregations: 

Trinity Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

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

Abel from Müller
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka
Helzer from Norka
Leiker from Ober-Monjou
Propp from Hussenbach
Sander from Herzog
Schillereff from Kolb
Schlager from Merkel
Schleiger from Norka
Schwartzkopf from Neu-Dönhof
Steinmetz
Strohman from Dietel
Washenfelder from Hussenbach
Weitzel from Frank
Wilhelm
Zitzmannf

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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