Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois
The city of Aurora is located about 35 miles west of Chicago. Many of the Volga Germans in Aurora came from Josefstal and Marienfeld.
The following Volga German families settled in and around Aurora, Illinois:
Al(l)way from Göbel
Schaab from Josefstal
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 62.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)