Berrien Springs, Berrien Co., Michigan

Berrien Springs, Berrien Co., Michigan

Early Volga German immigrants who settled in 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.


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 54.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies