John Stangel was my grandmother Carrie's uncle. I am a decendent of his brother Joseph W. Stangel 1854 -1932.
In June of 1976 there was a Stangel family reunion in Stangelvill, Wi. From this reunion a booklet was written
of 5 generations of Stangels back to George Stangel born in
Munich Bavaria in 1725. He had three sons, John, Joseph and Jacob and daughter Elizabeth. Our family line of decent is from John 1756-1797. Before emigrating to America the Stangels lived in Straz, Bohemia and were buried at the Catholic cemetary at the Domazlice church in Czech. I have been unable to research the Stangel name before 1725. Do you have or know where I can search for information on the Stangel name? Thanks. You may contact me by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org