Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan

Includes the following communities: 
Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan
Quanicassee, Tuscola 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
Eurich from Reinwald
Friesorger from Oberdorf
Johannes from Kukkus
Keller from Unterdorf
Krenz from Oberdorf
Mehl from Reinhard
Niederquell from Schulz
Oblender from Wiesenfeld
Reisig from Shcherbakovka
Schwabauer from Balzer
Simon from Krasnoyar
Temple from Kraft
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)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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