Torrington, Goshen Co., Wyoming

Torrington, Goshen Co., Wyoming

The city was founded by W.G. Curtis and named by him for his home town of Torrington, Connecticut.

The Volga German settlement in Torrington is an extension of that across the state line in and around Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The sugar beet industry was the attraction to this area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Torrington:

Deines from Norka
Nab from Kraft
Schaub from Frank

Volga Colonies: 

Settlements of Volga Germans in America (Webbitt)


Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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