Riverton, Fremont Co., Wyoming

Includes the following communities: 
Riverton, Fremont Co., Wyoming
Arapahoe, Fremont Co., Wyoming
History: 

The expansion of Volga German settlement in Riverton is an extension of the sugarbeet industry in Montana.

Volga German Congregations: 

St. Margaret's Catholic Church
Trinity Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

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

Appelhans
Behm from Dönhof
Bieber from Rothammel
Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka
Fabrizius from Kratzke
Frank
Heil
Hettinger from Dietel
Hilzer from Norka
Jeager (Yeager) from Norka
Kechter from Kolb
Leikam from Laub
Reiber
Rein from Ährenfeld
Sterkel from Norka
Strohman from Dietel
Willmann

Resources: 

- Mountain View Cemetery (Cheryl E. Belding)
- World War 1 Draft Registrations (Cheryl E. Belding)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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