Owosso, Shiawassee Co., Michigan
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.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Owosso:
Bitter from Lauwe
Gorte from Reinwald
Jurk from Reinwald
Wiegel from Reinwald
Oak Hill Cemetery (FindAGrave.com)