Eaton, Weld Co., Colorado

Names: 
Eaton, Weld Co., Colorado
History: 

The town of Eaton is named after Benjamin Harrison Eaton, a pioneer in irrigation that increased agricultural production in the area. With the development of the sugar beet industry in Weld County, many Volga German families moved to the area from Kansas and Nebraska.

Volga German Congregations: 

Christ Lutheran Church

Pre-Volga Origin