Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan

Names: 
Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan
History: 

Early Volga German immigrants who settled in Bay City came from the following colonies: Dreispitz, Erlenbach, Oberdorf, Schwed, and Shcherbakovka.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Bay City and the surrounding area:

Altergott from Schwed
Baum from Kukkus
Derr from Norka
Friesorger
Johannes from Kukkus
Keller from Unterdorf
Krenz from Oberdorf
Mehl from Reinhard
Oblender from Wiesenfeld
Reisig from Shcherbakovka
Voigt
Weisheim
Zwetzig from Shcherbakovka

Sources: 

- Pickelhaupt, Bill. The Volga Germans of Michigan's Thumb (Fort Gratiot, MI: Flyblister, 2009).
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 54.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Volga Colonies

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