Iliff, Logan Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Iliff, Logan Co., Colorado
Peetz, Logan Co., Colorado
Padroni, Logan Co., Colorado
Proctor, Logan Co., Colorado

Sallet reports that early Volga German settlers in Iliff came from the colony of Pfeifer.  Many worked in the sugar beet factory in nearby Sterling.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Iliff, Colorado:

Appelhans from Rothammel
Bellendir from Köhler
Bob from Göbel
Gerk from Josefstal
Haberkorn from Mariental
Holman from Marienfeld
Kautz from Merkel
Keil from Katharinental
Kippes from Pfeifer
Knoll from Herzog
Lambrecht from Pfeifer
Lauer from Rothammel
Lechman from Rothammel
Mari from Sewald
Meis from Katharinenstadt
Pfeifer from Pfeifer
Propp from Hussenbach
Savolt from Husaren
Schivelbein from Husaren
Schneider from Göbel
Schott from Grimm
Schreibvogel from Wittmann
Sevalt from Husaren
Sommers from Pfeifer
Stumpf from Warenburg
Zink from Marienfeld


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 61.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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