I am looking for anyone who is also researching the Kappel family from the Jersey Co. area of Illinois.Joseph Kappel (b. May 1826, Germany, d. 02 Jul 1903) married Eva Kiesler (b. Oct 1829 d. 11 Jul 1912), abt. 1855.They had 6 children- Maragaret (b.1855 in Bavaria), Mary(b. 1861 in IL.) , Ulrica, Barbary, Laurence, and Elizabeth.One story I've been told is that they immigrated to New Orleans and cameall the way up to Illinois on the Mississppi.