Pine Island was founded by Volga German colonists immigrating from Yagodanya Polyana.
Today, Pine Island is a hamlet just west of the town of Warwick, New York, not far from the New Jersey border.
VOLGA GERMAN CONGREGATIONS
VOLGA GERMAN FAMILIES
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in the Pine Island / Little York area:
Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 57.