Silesia, Carbon Co., Montana

Includes the following communities: 
Silesia, Carbon Co., Montana

Silesia is located 11 miles south of Laurel.

Volga German families settled in and around Silesia.

Volga German Congregations: 

There are currently no active congregations in Silesia, but there was a Lutheran Church in the area at one time, because there are baptismal and confirmation certificates that indicate that these activities took place at the "Evangelical Lutheran Church in Silesia, Montana" - signed by Pastor Henry T. Rauh who was known to have been an active Lutheran missionary in this area of Montana in the first decade of the twentiety century.

Volga German Families: 

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

Kehler from Frank
Pietsch from Dietel

Volga Colonies: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies