A group of about 50 families from the colonies of Beideck and Schilling arrived in New York City in 1887 and ran out of money. They had been en route to Kansas, but settled across the Hudson River in Newark, New Jersey.
PRIMARY SETTLEMENT AREAS
Union Township in Union County
Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 216.
Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 49.