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Johann Leonhard Volz, son of Johann Jacob Volz (bapt. 14 May 1702) & Johanna Dorothea Brüstel (bapt. 4 March 1706), was baptized on 14 March 1735 in Ohringen. He immigrated to Balzer in 1765 where he is recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 13.


- Bonner, Wayne H. Volga German Settlers Identified in Isenburg and Other German Church Records Part I (Gardena, CA: Wayne Bonner, 2007): 14, 20.
- Ohringen Parish Records (LDS Intl Film #1340181).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 6.
- Volz, Fred E. Our Heritage: The Lineage of Jonathan Volz and the Heritage He Created (Stuttgart, 1955): 34.


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