Loveland, Larimer Co., Colorado

Loveland, Larimer Co., Colorado

Loveland is one of the oldest Colorado settlements of Volga Germans. Many of them came from Frank, Ober-Monjour, and Rosenberg, Russia along with coming from McCook, Nebraska.

The sugar refinery built in 1901 provided many jobs for Volga Germans as well as marketing opportunities for the Volga German farmers in the surrounding area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Loveland:

Amen from Frank
Deines from Kratzke
Feuerstein from Norka
Lesser from Frank
Willmann from Messer

Notable Individuals: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 50-51.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Great Western Sugar Beet Factory in Loveland, Colorado (ca.1910).
Source: Cindy Feneis Collection of the Loveland Historical Society.

Volga Colonies

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