Owosso, Shiawassee Co., Michigan

Names: 
Owosso, Shiawassee Co., Michigan
History: 

Many Volga Germans moved to the Owosso, Michigan, area to work in the sugar beet industry. The Owosso Sugar Company factory was constructed in 1902.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

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

Becker
Bitter from Lauwe
Ehrlich
Jurk from Reinwald

Volga Colonies: 
Resources: 

Oak Hill Cemetery (FindAGrave.com)

Owosso Sugar Company factory in Owosso, Michigan.
Source: shiawasseehistory.com

Owosso Sugar Company factory in Owosso, Michigan.
Source: shiawasseehistory.com

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.913696
Longitude: 8.654902