Bashaw, Alberta

Bashaw, Alberta

Bashaw began as a rural area called South Red Deer Lake, and Volga German settlers (among other German groups) began settling in the are in the mid 1890s.       

In 1910, the Grand Trunk Railway Company built a line of the C.P.R. through the area that connected Edmonton and Calgary. A number of new towns sprang up along this line, and one of them was the town of Bashaw.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in and around Bashaw:

Langlitz from Yagodnaya Polyana
Luft from Yagodnaya Polyana
Scheuerman from Yagodnaya Polyana
Volga Colonies: 

- Bashaw Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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