My ancestor Anna Maria Benedicta (Benedicine, Banna) Nagel (Nagle) was born 6 Jun 1840 in Hochst. According to a very helpful Michael Cahill, her parents were Joseph Nagel and Anna Maria Schneider. I noticed some of you had these surnames in your families and so I was wondering if anyone might have any information?
Benedicta was married to my ancestor Henry Kness in New Orleans in 1858. She married two more times, to Hugh Brough and Julius Strickmiller (Stockemiller) and died in 1905 in New Orleans. Her sister Josephine was married to another man from Austria with the surname Walzer (Walser). The family was concentrated in New Orleans and Plaquemines Parish, LA.