Bellwood-Maywood (Chicago), Cook Co., Illinois

Includes the following communities: 
Bellwood-Maywood (Chicago), Cook Co., Illinois
History: 

Volga German immigrants first arrived in the two adjoining Chicago neighborhoods of Bellwood and Maywood in 1891. They came from Balzer, Enders, Kukkus, Paulskaya, and Stahl am Karaman.

The Village of Bellwood was officially incorporated on 21 May 1900.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in the Bellwood / Maywood neighborhood of Chicago:

Altenhof
Amen
Anschutz
Aschenbrenner / Aschenbremer from Enders
Aul from Krasnoyar
Balzer
Barth
Betz
Bill from Friedenberg
Bisterfeldt from Nieder-Monjou
Bonaker
Borgard
Bowers [?]
Brandt / Brendt from Enders
Brenning
Brostern [?]
Burns [?]
Dalhaimer from Mariental
Deckert from Enders
Deutsch
Diesendorf
Dorn
Dortmann
Drout
Drucker
Dubs
Eberle from Mariental
Enders / Anders from Enders
Ermisch from Orlovskaya
Fink
Fischer
Fleck
Foos
Friebus from Fischer
Gaus from Fischer
Ginther
Goebel
Gorr from Schwed
Guenther
Gustus
Hahn
Hardt
Hasselbach from Katharinenstadt & Mannheim
Heimbuch from Grimm
Helm
Henn(e)berg from Rosenheim
Henn(e)berg from Rosendamm
Herrwaldt
Hilgenberg from Stahl am Karaman
Hoppe
Horst / Hurst from Rosenheim
Hubert
Jaeger / Yeager
Justus from Fischer
Kehm
Keil from Katharinental
Keller
Kempf
Kildau
Kinder [?]
Kinderknecht from Mariental
Knopf
Koch
Kraft
Kraus
Krone
Krutsch
Kunkel
Kuntzmann
Lauck
Lehning
Leikam
Lorenz
Manweiler
Martin
Meier
Merkel
Moritz
Mu(e)ller / Miller
Ott
Petersen
Pfaffenroth from Yagodnaya Polyana
Popp
Reisch from Orlovskaya
Riemer
Ruby
Rusch from Enders
Rutz
Schaefer from Enders
Scherer
Schleger
Schmidt
Schneider
Scho(e)nwolf from Enders
Schroder
Schultz
Schumacher
Schwabenland
Schweigert from Orlovskaya
Schwenk
Specht
Spomer
Stang
Susdorf
Thierbach
Trippel
Ungefug from Meinhard
Vollendorf from Fischer
Waleske from Konstantinovka
Walger
Wagner
Wegner
Weigand
We(i)gel from Schwed
Weiderhold(t) from Enders
Weitzel
Wolf

Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- The History of Bellwood (Village of Bellwood)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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