Seeking onformation on Charles Lewis Koegle (or Koegel.His son William was my gg-grandfather and lived in Donley County, Texas in the 1870-90's.
Charles Lewis Koegle, (April 30, 1818 – d. September 15, 1873 in West Salem, Illinois) andMargaret (Mary) Rohrbacker (November 13, 1829, d. March 1, 1903) emigrated from Germany.Margaret was the daughter of William Rohrbocker and his wife Elizabeth. Charles and Margaret had eight children:Olivia Elizabeth (b.1856 in Hodesdale, Pennsylvania); Emma (b. 1860 in Kansas) William, (b. 1860), Carrie (b. Kansas 1864) Beatrice (b. West Salem Illinois,1866) Charles Augustus (b.1868 West Salem, Illinois) Edward (b 1873 in West Salem) and John (b. 1873 in West Salem) The 1880 Census shows Charles Koegle, age 52, living at Port Carbon, Pennsylvania, and employed as a watchman;spouse Mary, age 54, also born Wurttenberg.