Berrien Springs, Berrien Co., Michigan
Early Volga German immigrants who settled in and around Berrien Springs came from the following colonies: Schilling, Bangert, and Stahl am Tarlyk. They moved to the area beginning in 1910 from Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Racine, Wisconsin. These Volga German families are mixed in with many German families from Volhynia.
The following Volga German families settled in and around Berrien Springs, Michigan:
Busick from Kukkus
Butherus from Kutter
Felsing from Paulskaya
Forraht from Laub
Freehling from Laub
Loeb from Bangert
Scheideman from Norka
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 54.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)
Berrien Springs, Michigan (Wikipedia)