Brent, Your a cousin! Your Pohl family came from the Mendota, IL. area. George Pohl's parents were Johann George and Margaretha (Schaller)Pohl and they had 12 children. John W., Henry, Margaret, Elizabeth, Louis, Jacob P., George and Rosa. Johann George was born in Zedersdorf, Saxe-Coburg, Germany in 1829 and Anna Margaretha was born in Beikheim, Bavaria, Germany in 1834. All the children were born Illinois, Bureau Co., Lee Co., and LaSalle Co. Don't have anything on your family though, just names. Have a lot on the other siblings and the ancesters. Willing to share.