Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming

Includes the following communities: 
Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming
Big Horn, Sheridan Co., Wyoming
Clearmont, Sheridan Co., Wyoming
History: 

The city was named after General Philip Sheridan, Union cavalry leader in the American Civil War.       

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

Volga German Families: 

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

Bauer from Frank
Becker
Bitter / Bitters
Bott
Braun / Brown from Husaren
Brug from Bauer
Chrispens from Dobrinka
Deines from Kratzke
Deutsch
Fahrenbruch from Frank
Felde
Fritz from Friedenfeld
Glantz from Neu-Norka
Goodman from Brunnental
Haler from Jost
Hauf from Merkel
Hergert
Hill
Kaiser
Kammerzell from Frank
Kaufmann
Koch
Lofing from Norka
Lungren from Franzosen
Macht from Köhler
Mohr
Müller from Dietel
Needens / Niedens from Gnadentau
Pabst from Beideck
Reifschneider
Schiffelbein
Schillreff from Langenfeld
Schuhmann
Spomer from Beideck
Traudt / Troutt
Vogel
Wagner
Weber from Laub

Notable Individuals: 
Resources: 

- Sheridan Municipal Cemetery - formerly Mount Hope Cemetery (GenWeb Project)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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