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Perry County, Missouri
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    Name: Gordon R. Gaebler <>
    Date: 2004-10-07
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) GAEBLER
    JOHANN GOTTLOB GAEBLER(The Elder) born April 6, 1798 died Jan. 25, 1855 buried Wittenberg boarded the Olbers on Nov. 18, 1838 and traveled with 600 other Saxons know as "Stephenites". After arrival he married Carolina Rosina Dietrich, born July 8, 1821, died Dec. 1, 1895 and buried at Wittenberg. They had five (5) children; Johann Gottlob Gaebler DOB Nov. 6, 1846, DOD May 8, 1927,Martha Gaebler and David Gaebler died at birth and are buried at Wittenberg,Samuel Gaebler DOB June 24, 1852, DOD Oct. 3, 1921 and Carolina Magdalena Gaebler Schamburg DOB Apr. 11, 1855, DOD Apr. 3, 1938. JOHANN GOTTLOB GAEBLER (1st born son) had five (5) children and his brother SAMUEL GAEBLER fathered ten (10) children. These direct descendants of "The Elder" live on. I have traced "The Elder" back to Wilschdorf and have information from his Baptismal Records. Gordon R. Gaebler

    Name: Jerry Dennis <>
    Date: 2004-09-29
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) DENNIS, PETTIT, HALBROOK
    Seeking information on Rutha Pettit Dennis who lived with her son, John, from 1860 to her death abt 1885. Rutha is said to be buried in the St. Mary's Cemetery, but I am having problems locating the cemetery's listings on the net. I am seeking her exact date of death in order to obtain a death certificate. I am Ruth Pettit Dennis's GGGGrandson through her child, Granville Henderson Dennis.

    Name: Jerry Dennis <>
    Date: 2004-09-29
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) DENNIS, PETTIT, HALBROOK
    Seeking information on Rutha Pettit Dennis who lived with her son, John, from 1860 to her death abt 1885. Rutha is said to be buried in the St. Mary's Cemetery, but I am having problems locating the cemetery's listings on the net. I am seeking her exact date of death in order to obtain a death certificate. I am Ruth Pettit Dennis's GGGGrandson through her child, Granville Henderson Dennis.

    Name: Kathy Somerfield <>
    Date: 2004-09-29
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) KRAUSE
    My Saxon g-g-grandfather immigrated from Prussia with his mother. They were Lutherans and his name was probably Wilhelm ??? If anyone has information about this surname, I would be very greatful to hear from you.

    Thank you,
    Kathy Somerfield


    Name: Scott <>
    Date: 2004-09-26
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) CHAVAUX OR CHAVEAUX
    Seaching searching for date of death and burial site for Claude Ferdinand Chavaux. Captain on Union side in Civil War. Came with his father John and Mother Genevieve from France to Perry Co between 1846 and 1849. Owned a farm in Perry co. Listed in 1850 census. Was still alive in 1880 census. Married Cecelia Layton in Perry Co in 1858.

    Name: D. J. Powers <>
    Date: 2004-09-25
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) SALTZMAN
    I am searching for any information on a Lizzie Murphy
    Saltzman who lived in Yount, Missouri at the time of her
    death, September 15, 1971. She is buried in a Family
    cemetery is what I have been told. Any info on her would
    be appreciated.

    Thank You,
    D. J. Powers


    Name: David Rolens <>
    Date: 2004-09-12
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) ROLENS

    Name: Pam Holdman <PJRAH1963@AOL.COM>
    Date: 2004-09-11
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) FALK, HOLDMAN
    I am searching for information on the Falk family. They settled in Perry Co. around the 1850's from either Bavaria or Prussia. They are Peter, George and Frank Falk. I believe they were blacksmiths and farmers. Also, any info on the Holdman family name in this area. Thanks!

    Name: Kim Snoe <>
    Date: 2004-09-10
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) MOONIER
    I am trying to find out about my ancestors. My great grandfather's name was Albert Munier or Moonier. He was married to Nellie Elder. I think he may have had a big family, but the only brother I know of that he had was Jesse Moonier.

    Name: chris hemmann <hemmann@centurytel,net>
    Date: 2004-09-07
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) Alleda Palisch nee Hemmann
    I am looking for any information on the Palisch family of
    Frohna. Her father owned a store in the community which is no longer standing. Alleda married Oscar Hemmann who was the Lutheran minister in Longtown for many years. She had a brother named Herb and a sister named Maeda, married name unknown. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks, Chris Hemmann


    Name: Lisa Warren <>
    Date: 2004-08-15
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) GAGNEPAIN and MCATEE
    Urban Joseph Gagnepain b.1856, d.09/19/1888
    Married Mary Joanne McAtee b.1865 d.???
    Children were Urban Thomas b.08/15/1888, William ?? and Isabelle b.02/07/1885

    I hope someone can use this information and possibly add to it. I am interested in any info, but specifically their marriage info.



    Name: mari mason <>
    Date: 2004-08-11
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) EDMON
    1871 - 1880



    Name: Karen Moore Kerr <>
    Date: 2004-08-09
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) GIBONEY, MILLER,BROWN,BETZEL
    On the 1870 census for Perry Co. my gg grandparents are listed as Peter Miller age 32 born Prussia. Wife, Dorhuler (Giboney) Miller age 27, born Mo./father born Tn. Son Hubert Miller age 1. Mary Giboney age 48 born Tn. and Neal Brown age 21 born Tn. Dorthula Giboney and Peter Miller were married in 1865 in St. Marys. They had two children: Thomas Herbert(Hubert) Miller born in 1869 and my g grandmother, Lottie Mae Miller born in 1872. I do not know how the person named Neal Brown is related to the family? Dorthula Giboney Miller died abt. 1877. The 1880 census shows both children,Thomas Hubert and Lottie Mae living in two different counties with two different families. They are listed as servants or other. Lottie lived in Iron Co. with the Betzel family. Thomas Herbert lived in Wayne Co.
    Peter Miller told the children he had to go back to Germany and would come back to get them. He was never heard from again. I do not know if the families that they were left with were related to them? By 1900 Thomas Herbert and Lottie were living with Lottie and her husband in Mississippi Co. Mo. Lottie was married to George F. Moore of Fredericktown,Mo. in Madison Co. in 1893. According to letters Lottie lived in a house in Madison Co. with other people named Miller. I do not know for certain if they were related. Thomas Herbert was listed as a shoemaker. Lottie was a Milner.
    Dorthula Giboney listed on the 1850 census with her parents and siblings. Isham Giboney- blacksmith age 35 born in Ky. wife, Mary born in Tn., siblings of Dorthula: Sarah E, David P, Hulda F, Thomas W, Lycurgus, Susan. Also with them is Lunsford Boxley 21 a blacksmith and Wm P. Irwin a carpenter. This 1850 census was in Jasper Co. Mo.


    Name: robert <>
    Date: 2004-08-01
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) RUGENSTEIN
    i am the grandson of louis wuellner born perry county 10-18-1858.iam told that he was a lutheran schoolteacher.can you supply any info

    Name: Edna Franklin <>
    Date: 2004-07-20
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) BERRY, CAHO, DEAN, HAYDEN, TUCKER, SHIRCLIFFE,B
    Edna Franklin


    Name: Jerry Gorham <>
    Date: 2004-07-10
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) Layton
    I am looking for info on Henry Pius Layton. He had been Justice of the Peace in Perry Co after the war and died in Chester, Il 3/19/1880 at 39 y/o.

    Name: Laura Marie Schulz <>
    Date: 2004-06-24
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) ROSS, SCHRUMPF
    My great-grandmother was Rosie Zella Ross (also know as Rose, Rosa and Rosella). She was possibly born March 17, 1874, and died September 18, 1952 in Perryville, Missouri. She married my great-grandfather Henry Charles Schrumpf on July 06, 1902 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Henry Charles Schrumpf was born March 27, 1874 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and died April 16, 1941 in Perryville, Missouri.

    They had 11 children: Addison George Schrumpf, Nelson Schrumpf, Ralph William Schrumpf, Catherine Irene Schrumpf, Gladys Schrumpf, Fred Gilbert Schrumpf, Martha Lezlia Lucille Schrumpf, Grace Amelia Schrumpf, Woodrow Wilson Schrumpf, Henry Aaron Schrumpf and Walter Hughes Schrumpf (my grandfather).

    I am looking for any information on Rosie Zella Ross, including date of birth, where she was born and anything about her parents. Thank you!


    Name: Jeffrey Courouleau <>
    Date: 2004-05-19
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) HOSCH, DEWEIN
    I am looking for any information about the DEWEIN family that lived in Central Township, Perry County, Missouri. Specifically, Anna Dewein HOSCH and her husband William HOSCH. Their son John is listed in the 1880 census living with John DEWEIN and family, and William and Anna lived in the county at least in 1884-85, when their son Adolph Carl HOSCH was born.

    William and Anna are my great-great-great-grandparents, so I need to not only figure out why they were in Perry County, but also what relation Anna is to the other DEWEINs living in the county so I can work on her part of the family tree.


    Name: Vickie Kline-Southworth <>
    Date: 2004-04-25
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) Kline
    looking for info on my family.
    My grandfaher was William Kline, born in Perryville Mo.
    He married in St. Louis Mo. and died 1960
    I am looking for any other `Kline ancestors. His parents or graqndparents.


    Name: Cheryl Brennecke <>
    Date: 2004-04-19
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) GEILE
    Silverlake, Perryville, St. Louis: See my information at

    Name: Royce <>
    Date: 2004-04-06
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) NUSE
    Looking for info on F.M.Francis Marion Nuse b.abt.1842 In 1862 joined the Army of the North. In 1865 lived and mar. Eliza Kennedy in Carthage, Ms. It is this union I'm interrested in. Thankyou for any help.

    Name: Jan Golden <>
    Date: 2004-03-22
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) VOGLE
    researching the Vogle/Vogel family of Perry Co. Augustus Vogle(b. 1807/Germany)was in 1850-60 Perry Co census. His wife Catharine was there thru 1900. 9 children: Mary,Wm, Augustus Jr,(md.Mari), Henry, Solomon (md.Helena Schmidt), Theodore,Amelia Martha, Louis,Anges.

    Name: Jan Golden <>
    Date: 2004-03-11
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) VOGLE
    Searching for any information on Sollomon Vogle (b. 1852) and wife Hellenie (b 1855)and listed in 1880 Perry Co census, with 2 sons - Henry and Adolph. Both Sollomon and Hellenie were born in Mo,and both of their parents were born in Saxon.

    Name: linda miles <>
    Date: 2004-02-19
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) STEHLE
    Looking for two brothers born at Lixheim-Nancy-Lorraine, France.

    Nicholas Stehle joined the Lazarists at the Barrens, (Perryville) Mo. 1833

    James Stehle ordained at St. Mary Seminary, the Barrens Mo. Aug 29, 1847 by Bischop Joseph Rosati


    Name: Bonnie Holland <>
    Date: 2004-02-13
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) WHEAT and GRIFFITH
    I'm looking for any information on my grandmothers side. Her name was Martha Griffith and she married Albert Wheat. I can't seem to find anything on her side. I do know her Fathers name was Lewis Griffith and Mothers name as Josephine McDaniel or McDowell, but that is all I have. If any one knows anything, I would appreciate it.
    Than you Bonnie Holland from Oklahoma.


    Name: Carol McKinney <>
    Date: 2004-02-10
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) RUDLOFF, BRANDEL
    trying to locate information on Henry Brandel and Sophia (Rudloff) Brandel,m:1878. Looking for Information on their son Richard Brandel m: Anna Crawford abt: 1926 had one daughter Vera Mae Brandel March 29,1928 Perry Co. MO. I am looking for some proof of Vera's birth location. Lived on a farm in the northwest part of the county between Brewer and St. Mary's. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time in advance. Carol

    Name: Marita Easterday <>
    Date: 2004-02-10
    Surnames:(in capital letters only) RED, GIBBAR, COFFEY, COLLINS, LECLERE
    Looking for information on Julia Red McClere, she married John McClere December 5, 1909. They had the following children, Buhela, Weston, Carl and Mertilda.

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