Place of origin
Öhringen, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Johann Leonhard Volz, son of Johann Jacob Volz (bapt. 14 May 1702) & Johanna Dorothea Brüstel (bapt. 4 March 1706), was baptized on 14 March 1735 in Ohringen. He immigrated to Balzer in 1765 where he is recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 13.
Bonner, Wayne H. Volga German Settlers Identified in Isenburg and Other German Church Records Part I (Gardena, CA: Wayne Bonner, 2007): 14, 20.
Ohringen Parish Records (LDS Intl Film #1340181).
Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 6.
Volz, Fred E. Our Heritage: The Lineage of Jonathan Volz and the Heritage He Created (Stuttgart, 1955): 34.