Denver, Denver Co., Colorado

Names: 
Denver, Denver Co., Colorado
History: 

Denver, originally part of Kansas Territory, was founded in 1858.  Today, Denver is the capital of the State of Colorado and its largest city.  The city and country of Denver are one and the same, but what many consider to be "Denver" is also located in the surrounding counties of Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson.

Volga German families can be found living in and around Denver during the earliest years of immigration to North America.

The neighborhood of Denver that was originally founded by Volga Germans was known as Globeville, but today, Volga German descendants can be found in almost all neighborhoods of the Denver metropolitan area.

Volga German Families: 

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

Achziger
Adler
Alt
Amen
Anschutz from Nieder-Monjou
Appelhanz
Arndt
Basgall
Bastron
Batt from Dietel
Bauer
Becker
Befort
Befus
Bernhardt
Bettinger
Bisterfeld
Blum from Norka
Bohl from Huck
Boxberger from Kratzke
Brehm from Norka
Bretthauer
Brotzmann from Huck
Brungardt
Buderus from Walter
Burbach from Norka
Butz
Buxmann
Degenhart
Deines from Kratzke
Derr from Norka
Diehl
Dietz from Kratzke
Ditter
Dreith from Beideck
Dumler
Eberle
Eckhardt from Frank
Eichler
Eichmann
Fabrizius from Kratzke
Fahrenbruch
Feuerstein
Foos from Merkel
Frank
Frickel from Kautz
Fritzler from Grimm
Fuchs / Fox
Galyardt
Geist
Gettmann from Brunnental
Giebelhaus from Norka
Giesick
Glantz from Norka
Gomer
Green from Norka
Greenwald
Grosskopf
Haas
Heberlein
Heimbichner
Hein
Heiser
Helzer from Norka
Hempel from Huck
Henkel from Norka
Herbel
Herman
Hildebrandt
Hill from Walter
Hoff
Hofferber
Hoffmann
Hohnstein from Norka
Horning
Horst
Huwa
Jacoby
Jakel / Yekel
Jeger / Yeager
Jost / Yost
Juckert / Yuckert
Jung / Young
Kaiser
Kammerzel from Walter
Karst
Kaufmann
Keller
Kerbs
Kern
Kindsvater from Dietel
Kissler
Klaus
Klein
Kleweno
Kloberdanz
Knaub
Knaus
Koch / Cook
Koleber from Kratzke
Kraus
Krening
Krieger
Lais
Lapp from Frank
Laubhan
Lauch
Lebsack
Lechman
Lefler
Leikam
Leiker
Leonard
Lesser
Lichtenfeld
Lind from Dönhof
Loos
Luft
Lungren
Mai from Kratzke
Maier
Margheim from Merkel
Martin
Maul
Meininger from Messer
Meng
Michaelis from Kratzke
Mildenberger
Mill from Dietel
Miller
Mohrlang
Nau
Nuss
Oblander
Ostermiller
Ostwald
Pfannenstiel
Pfeif
Pfeifer
Pfenning
Reiber
Rein
Reisbeck
Reiswig
Reitz
Rieger
Riffel
Rommel
Roth
Ruhl
Sauer
Schafer
Scheidemann
Scheuermann
Schell
Schnell
Schillereff
Schleiger
Schleining
Schlotthauer
Schmer from Norka
Schmick
Schmidt
Schneider
Schneidmiller
Schnorr
Schreiner
Schwab
Schwabenland
Schwartzkopf
Schwien from Kratzke
Sell from Norka
Sewald
Sinner
Sitzmann
Spady from Norka
Stegman
Steinbach
Steinmark
Stenzel
Strassheim
Stremel
Stroh
Suppes
Tautfest
Thiel
Traudt
Trupp
Uhrich
Ulrich
Urban
Vogel
Vonfelt
Wacker from Norka
Wagner
Walter(s)
Wamboldt
Weber
Weidemann
Weil
Weiss
Weitzel
Wiesner
Wilhelm
Willmann from Messer
Winter
Wirth
Wittmann
Wolf
Zahn
Zeiler
Ziegler
Zier
Zimmermann
Zwetzig

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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