Father Francis Laing reports that the family of Martin Basgall from Rothammel settled in Canal Fulton, Ohio, in October 1875.
Richard Sallet reports that by 1920, there were 1,000 Evangelical and 700 Catholic Volga German immigrants of the first and second generation settled in Ohio.
PRIMARY SETTLEMENT AREAS
Laing, Francis S. "German-Russian Settlements in Ellis County, Kansas." Kansas Historical Collections 11 (1910), 489-528. [Online]
Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 112.