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Gerl family in Argentina

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Gerl family in Argentina

Posted: 1333909139000
Classification: Query
Surnames: GERL, GERLE, GERLACH
I am looking for any information on family name GERL (other spellings may be...GERLE or GERLACH). I have information that my Great Great Grandfather was born in Argentina in 1857 (or 1858). He was orphaned and at the age of 4 was taken in by a family whose last name was Gerl. My Great Great Grandfather Gottfried (Friedrich) Gerl took the family last name. At the age of 13 he stowed away on a boat and became a ships boy for several years, until he setttled and married a woman in Russia (last name UNK). If anyone has information about families in Argentina with the last name GERL, I would be interested in hearing more information.

Thanks much

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