Montrose, Montrose Co., Colorado

Names: 
Montrose, Montrose Co., Colorado
History: 

Montrose officially became a town in 1882. The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Co. built its narrow gauge mainline railroad through Montrose (connecting Denver and Salt Lake City). Standard gauge was completed in 1906. The Gunnison Tunnel, constructed to provide irrigation water to the valley, opened in 1909.

Volga German Families: 

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

Appelhans
Aschenbrenner
Basgall
Bastron
Bohl
Distel
Dittloff from Semenovka
Eckhardt
Eichhorn from Dönhof
Frank from Dönhof
Frick
Geier
Kindsvater
Kloberdanz
Lehl
Schmall
Schumann
Schäfer
Sinner
Sittner
Schneider

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

History (City of Montrose)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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