Brighton, Adams Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Brighton, Adams Co., Colorado
Hudson, Weld Co., Colorado
Fort Lupton, Weld Co., Colorado
Henderson, Adams Co., Colorado
History: 

By the early 1900s Volga Germans from the Russian colonies Frank, Dietel, Dreispitz, Marienfeld, Oberdorf, Shcherbakovka, and Herzog settled in Brighton.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Brighton:

Amend
Appelhans
Barth
Batt
Baumgartner from Anton
Beierle
Beisel
Bellendir from Köhler
Bender
Berger
Blehm from Shcherbakovka
Brenning from Kutter
Busch
Case from Göbel
Crispen
Dechant from Ober-Monjou
Degenhardt from Sewald
Deines from Kratzke
Depperschmidt from Liebental
Ehrlich
Els
Frank
Gettmann
Greenemeier
Greenewaldt
Haberkorn from Göbel
Hartman from Rothammel
Heinze
Hill
Hollmann
Horst
Kaltenberger
Keller
Kerbs from Galka
Kinderknecht from Mariental
Krämer
Kraus
Kuhn from Herzog
Lambrecht from Pfeifer
Lesser
Lutz
Meier
Meis from Katharinenstadt
Michel
Miller from Beideck
Miltenberger
Nazarenus
Neb from Kraft
Ostermiller from Beideck
Pfeifer from Pfeifer
Pfenning from Norka
Remisch from Köhler
Richter
Ritter
Roth
Schäfer
Schamberger from Kamenka
Schell from Sewald
Schenfeld from Marienfeld
Schön
Schick
Schimpf from Oberdorf
Schissler from Walter
Schmidt
Schreibvogel from Wittmann
Schwab
Sewald
Spies from Liebental
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Stadler from Kamenka
Stegman from Pfeifer
Unrein from Ober-Monjou
Urban from Kamenka
Wagner
Weinbender from Köhler
Werth from Schönchen
Willmann from Neu-Messer
Windholz from Herzog
Wittman from Holstein
Wolf from Katharinenstadt
Wollert
Younger from Herzog
Zeiler
Ziegler
Zink from Marienfeld

Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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