The Eidel familly arrived in september 1839 in Ajaccio from Soufflenheim in French Alsace. The head of the familly was Antoine born in Gunstett in 1792 from Georges Eidel and Marianne Baumstark. Antoine has an elder brother Bernard who remained in Gunstett. Antoine was married in Soufflenheim to Julian Burger. They had many children born in Soufflenheim. After the death of Julian in 1840 and Antoine in 1841, the surviving children were adopted by the people in Ajaccio. The name of the children were : Pierre (death 1847), Antoine (death 1905), Bernard (death 1904), Georges (death 1905), Joseph (death 1889), Caroline (death 1843)and Xavier (death 1841).