Moema, Ponta Grossa Municipality, Paraná

Names: 
Colônia Moema
Moema
History: 

Colônia Moema was one of the subunits of Colônia Octávio founded by Volga German settlers in 1878.

Most of the early Volga German settlers left Colônia Moema because of the dry farming conditions and poor soils. Polish immigrants took their place in Colônia Moema.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Tavares Bastos:

Justus from Stahl am Karaman

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Schwab, Carlos Alberto. Resumo Histórico e Genealogia dos Alemães do Volga. Ponta Grossa, Brazil: C.A. Schwab, 1997.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.668889
Longitude: 8.873889