Ben Nevis Passenger List - 1854 Wendish Migration. Surnames include LEHMANN, TEINERT, MOERBE, HOHLE, KOKEL, URBAN, KILIAN and 146 others. This Wendish group settled at Serbin, Texas, USA and founded St. Paul Lutheran Church.
The Domowina is a politically independent and autonomous association of the Sorbs / Wends (hereinafter Sorbs) and umbrella organization of Sorbian associations in Upper and Lower Lusatia. She represents the interests of the Sorbian people and works particularly in the Sorbian settlement area of the state of Brandenburg and the Free State of Saxony.
The Texas Wends refers primarily to the 1854 emigration of a group of over 500 Wendish (Sorbish) people under the leadership and pastoral care of John Kilian. The term also refers to the small emigrations occurring before and after this group.