Lamar, Prowers Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Lamar, Prowers Co., Colorado
Wiley, Prowers Co., Colorado
History: 

Lamar was founded in Prowers County, along the Arkansas River. Many Volga German families settled in Lamar.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in and around Lamar:

Bauer
Betzhold
Dechant from Ober-Monjou
Denning from Herzog
Distel from Rothammel
Dreiling from Herzog
Eichmann from Schwab
Ernst
Graf
Grauberger from Oberdorf
Gross
Hammerschmidt from Herzog
Heinze
Helmer
Kling
Koehler
Maurer
May from Holstein
Meier
Mohr
Munch from Schönchen
Nazarenus
Obholz from Mariental
Piel
Reifschneider from Langenfeld
Schick from Galka
Schibbelhut from Rosenberg
Schreiber
Schneider
Stecklein from Zug
Steinle / Steinley from Dreispitz
Thorn
Volmer
Wagner
Weber
Weigel from Herzog
Weimer from Neu-Weimar
Wittig from Pobochnaya
Wollert from Dreispitz

Notable Individuals: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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