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Franz Julius Zebell / Ziebell

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Franz Julius Zebell / Ziebell

Sheila Armstrong Brockman (View posts)
Posted: 20 Jun 1999 2:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Zebell, Ziebell, Newman
Looking for information about my ancestor, Franz Julius Zebell. He arrived in New York on Oct. 6, 1871. He was born in Kassel, Germany. He was traveling with Wilhelm age 60, Frdke age 51, Wilhelm age 10 and Bertha Ziebell age 4. He went directly to Chicago via train but was unable to arrive in Chicago due to the Great Chicago Fire. His whereabout are unknown from 1871 - 1881. In 1881 he is married to Mary Agnes Newman, has one son, William, and is living in Ransom, IL (LaSalle Co.) raising draft horses. He goes on to become a successful farmer and lives in Odell, IL (Livingston Co.) He has at least three sons, William, Frank and Allen. Possibliy two others, Omar and James. He was said to be meeting or traveling with a brother. We believe this family member settled in Wis. or Mich. Can you help us to find the missing relative? Any Zebell/Ziebell family are encouraged to contact me!! Thanks
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Sheila Armstrong Brockman 20 Jun 1999 8:56PM GMT 
theone45 23 Jul 1999 8:07PM GMT 
kziebell1 19 Sep 2002 1:01PM GMT 
sieff 25 Jul 1999 3:42PM GMT 
xxruthsf 25 Nov 1999 4:15PM GMT 
jackdhillman 6 May 2000 8:45PM GMT 
tutor53_ 4 Sep 1999 11:05AM GMT 
sarahanderson 25 Jan 2000 12:12AM GMT 
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