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Subject: Re: Ricka Fogel/Vogel Keppel
Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2019
and have u seen this ebook? "citizens of Erie county were born across the sea, prominent among the
number being Henry M. Keppel, a thriving business man of Corry. A
native of Germany, he was born, November 13, 1837, in Hirschberg,
Thuringia, which was likewise the birthplace of his father, Karl Keppel.
His grandfather. Jacob Keppel, was a weaver by trade, and spent his
entire life of fifty-six years in Germany. "Another clue!!
Read the eBook A twentieth century history of Erie County ...
google it" he sailed with his wife and three children for America, em-
barking at Bremen, and after a long and wearysome journey of forty-
seven days landing in New York City, September 9, 1853. Proceeding
by rail to Buffalo, he lived there a year, ""married Henrietta Vogel, a native, also, of Hirschberg, Germany, and
she still lives on the home farm, being now ninety-three years of age" (if u know anything abt german names-she prob had 3 or 4 proper names, so henrietta or fredericka-all the same
findagrave says charles / karl only child. how do u know this?
looked for obits here, no luck, seems to be missing dates papers