Riverton, Fremont Co., Wyoming

Includes the following communities: 
Riverton, Fremont Co., Wyoming
Arapahoe, Fremont Co., Wyoming

The expansion of Volga German settlement in Riverton is an extension of the sugarbeet industry in Montana.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Margaret's Catholic Church
Trinity Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

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

Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka
Fabrizius from Kratzke
Hettinger from Dietel
Jeager (Yeager) from Norka
Leikam from Laub
Rein from Ährenfeld
Sterkel from Norka
Strohman from Dietel


- Mountain View Cemetery (Cheryl E. Belding)
- World War 1 Draft Registrations (Cheryl E. Belding)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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