Minatare, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska

Names: 
Minatare, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska
History: 

Following the sugarbeet industry, Volga Germans settled in Minatare beginning in 1912.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

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

Arends
Arndt
Burbach
Deines
Freouf
Fritzler
Heilbrun
Leinweber
Lenz
Nagel
Schnell
Schwartzkopf
Schwindt
Ulrich
Vogel
Wacker / Walker
Wamboldt
Zwetzig

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 52.

Resources: 

East Lawn Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Great Western Sugarbeet Factory
in Minatare, Nebraska.
Built in 1925; in operation until 1948.
Source: Western Sugar Cooperative.

Sugar beet wagons on Main Street in Minatare (1915).
Source: Vintage Nebraska.

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389