Pine Island, Orange Co., New York

Includes the following communities: 
Pine Island, Orange Co., New York
Little York, Orange Co., New York
Westtown, Orange Co., New York
History: 

Pine Island was founded by Volga German colonists immigrating from Yagodanya Polyana and Pobochnaya.

Today, Pine Island is a hamlet just west of the town of Warwick, New York, not far from the New Jersey border.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in the Pine Island / Little York area - all from the colony of Yagodnaya Polyana:

Daubert from Yagodnaya Polyana
Eurich from Yagodnaya Polyana
Freise
Gerlitz from Yagodnaya Polyana
Jungman (Yungman/Youngmann)
Langlitz from Yagodnaya Polyana
Leinweber from Yagodnaya Polyana
Litzenberger from Yagodnaya Polyana
Luft from Yagodnaya Polyana
Lust from Yagodnaya Polyana
Mohr
Morasch from Yagodnaya Polyana
Ochs from Pobochnaya
Pfaffenroth from Yagodnaya Polyana
Rudy from Yagodnaya Polyana
Scheuermann from Yagodnaya Polyana
Schlegel from Pobochnaya
Schmick from Yagodnaya Polyana
Treise from Wiesenmüller
Wagner
Wilhelm from Pobochnaya
Zürckiebel (Sircable)

Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 57.

Resources: 

- 1910 US Census (Fonda D. Wagner Baselt)
- 1920 US Census (Patrice Miller)
- Gerlitz, Reich, & Schadt Families (CK Gerlitz)
- Obituary Index, Warwick, NY (José Rivera Nieves)
- Obituary Index, Pine Island, NY (José Rivera Nieves)
- Obituary Index, Times Herald-Record (Orange County, New York
- Warwick Cemetery Index

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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