Ellsworth, Ellsworth Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
Ellsworth, Ellsworth Co., Kansas
Kanopolis, Ellsworth Co., Kansas

The city is named for Fort Ellsworth, which had been built in 1864. With the arrival of the railroad, the town earned a roudy reputation.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Ellsworth, Kansas:

Befort from Katharinenstadt
Feil from Dreispitz
Hill from Langenfeld
Katzendorn from Zug
Rohr from Mariental
Schmidt from Pfeifer
Stang from Volmer
Steinle from Dreispitz
Stoppel from Nieder-Monjou
Toepfer from Fischer
Waymaster from Dietel
Weimaster from Dietel

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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