Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado

Windsor, Weld Co., Colorado

In 1904, a large group of Volga Germans from Dönhof settled in Windsor. By the 1930s Windsor had become a large Volga German settlement with over 900 families. Most of the families worked around the farming of sugar beets.

Volga German Congregations: 

Faith United Church of Christ
St. John Lutheran Church
Windsor Evangelical Congregational Church
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Zion United Church of Christ

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Windsor:

Helzer from Norka
Hergert from Erlenbach
Scheller from Dönhof
Steinbrecher from Dönhof
Traudt from Norka
Winter from Wiesenfeld


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

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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