Need information on my great grandfather Edward Yakel arrived in St. Clair Co. Ill. 1867 as a seventeen year old possible stowaway. Married Magdalena Kohl about 1873 and moved to Randolph Co. Ill. Obit states he was born in Thuringia Germany. No known brothers or sisters in U.S. Need Help!!!! Family history is complete from 1873 to present.