I'm a descendant of George's sister Margaret Amelia.Here's what I know:
Jacob Michael b. April 6, 1814 in Weinberg, France; d. June 29, 1882 in Demopolis, Marengo Co., AL He was a grocer and a butcher.
Married Margaret Rye in 1835.Margaret b. March 16, 1820 in Alsace, Germany/Switzerland; d. July 8, 1888 in Demopolis.Both are buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Demopolis, Lot 4.
They had the following children:1. Sophia b. February 12, 1838 in Mobile, AL; d. February 3, 1903 in Marengo County.Married Franklin S. Breitling on November 25, 1858 in Marengo County.She is buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Lot 93.2.Jacob b. abt. 1840 in Mobile or Demopolis;buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 4.3.George J. b. bet. 1842-April 12, 1845 in Demopolis; d. December 4, 1927 in Demopolis.Married Ida Vaughan on December 13, 1871 in Trinity Church, Demopolis.He was a member of C 15th Confederate Cavalry, CSA.Ida was b. bet. 1847-1849; d. 1931.George and Ida are buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 156, Section A, Row 11.(Although I have much more information on Ida's family, I don't know more about George and Ida's immediate family.A note on Ancestry.com states that they had 4 children.)4. William E. b. January 1845 in Demopolis; d. 1926 in Demopolis.Married Mary Amanda Breitling on March 22, 1871 in Demopolis.William is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 83.5. Frank b. aft 1849 in Demopolis.6.Margaret Amelia b. May 10, 1851; d. November 30, 1918 in Demopolis.Married Edward Augustus Breitling January 20, 1875 in Demopolis.Both are buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 96.7. E. Michael b. November 13, 1854 in Demopolis; d. November 7, 1857 in Demopolis; buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 4.8. Charles Edward b. April 9, 1856; d. September 23, 1912 in Demopolis.Married Florence Agnes Breitling on October 27, 1891 in Mobile County, ALBuried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 41.9.Mary Louise b. March 8, 1861 in Demopolis; d. April 20, 1922.Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lot 4.
I am trying very hard to get information concerning the pedigree of Jacob and of Margaret Rye.If you should have any information, I would love to have it.