Preston, Caroline Co., Maryland

Preston, Caroline Co., Maryland

Volga German immigrants from Yagodnaya-Polyana settled in and around Preston and nearby Federalsburg.

Volga German Congregations: 

Immanuel Lutheran Church (founded in 1897)

Volga German Families: 

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

  • Fuchs from Yagodnaya-Polyana
  • Goehring from Yagodnaya-Polyana
  • Newert (Nepert) from Yagodnaya-Polyana
  • Schmick from Yagodnaya-Polyana
Volga Colonies: 

- Schmick, William G. From the Steppes to the Land of Pleasant Living: A History of the John W. Schmick Family (1987).


- Junior Order Cemetery (FindAGrave)

Volga Colonies