Longmont, Boulder / Larimer Co., Colorado

Includes the following communities: 
Longmont, Boulder / Larimer Co., Colorado
Lyons, Boulder Co., Colorado
Firestone, Weld Co., Colorado
Frederick, Weld Co., Colorado
Mead, Weld Co., Colorado
History: 

Longmont's Volga German community has historical ties to the development of the sugarbeet industry of Northern Colorado. One of the state's first sugar beet factories was built there in 1903.

Volga German Families: 

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

Achziger from Kolb
Adler from Kolb
Arnhold from Beauregard
Artzer from Sewald
Ashenbrenner from Norka
Betz from Messer
Bisterfeldt from Nieder-Monjou
Boos from Ober-Monjou
Brenning from Kutter
Bruntz from Merkel
Buderus from Merkel
Butherus form Kutter
Dinkel from Herzog
Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Drieth from Beideck
Erbes from Dönhof
Fagler from Norka
Fladung from Schönchen
Frank from Dönhof
Frick from Huck
Fromm from Hussenbach
Gassman from Mariental
Gerstner from Mariental
Gies from Walter
Gittlein from Pfeifer
Grauberger from Oberdorf
Hepp from Liebental
Hettinger from Dietel
Hirschfeld from Pfeifer
Ho(h)nstein from Norka
Holz-Meister from Pfeifer
Kaltenberger from Grimm
Krug from Kratzke
Kukas from Kukkus
Laber from Susannental
Lapp from Frank
Litzenberger
Loos from Marienfeld
Manweiler from Rosenberg
Mari from Sewald
Meier from Louis
Peppler from Hussenbach
Rutt from Kolb
Saunders from Herzog
Schell from Sewald
Schillereff from Kolb
Schledewitz from Jost
Schneider from Ährenfeld
Schoendaller from Liebental
Sevalt from Husaren
Stabel from Stephan
Stadler from Kamenka
Strausheim from Frank
Stroman from Dietel
VonFeldt from Herzog
Walker from Norka
Weissbeck from Hildmann
Weitzel from Norka
Werner from Susannental
Younger from Herzog
Zitzer

Pre-Volga Origin

Sugar Beet Factory in Longmont, Colorado.
Source: Unknown

Former Sugar Beet Factory in Longmont, Colorado.
Source: Unknown

Volga Colonies

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