Earliest known ancestor is Christian Friedrich Strahl, born ca1745 in Podewall, Mecklenburg, Germany, married Elisabeth Maria Kruse 7 May 1779 in Neddemin, Mecklenburg, Germany.
Son of Christian and Elisabeth is Carl Michael Friedrich Strahl, born 16 February 1781, Podewall, Mecklenburg, Germany. He married Maria Regina Bruhn 23 October 1891 in Wulkenzin, Mecklenburg, Germany.
Son of Carl and Maria is Joachim Friedrich Theodor Strahl, born 15 December 1816 in Blankenhof, Mecklenburg, Germany. He married Sophia Dorothea Christina Bahk 6 November 1840 in Lapitz, Mecklenburg, Germany.
Joachim and Sophia were the parents of 11 children, some who died young. Others emigrated to America including Johann Christian Friedrich "Fritz" Strahl who was born 23 February 1845 in Lapitz and died 18 November 1927 in Clifton, Iroquois County, Illinois.
- Strahl, Mecklenburg, Germany to Illinois (834 KB)
A database containing Strahl genealogy from Christian Friedrich Strahl, 1745, to descendants in 2007.
- Bach, Bahk, Baack of Neubrandenburg, Germany (959 KB)
Sophia Dorothea Christina Bahk, born 24 July 1818, married 6 November 1840 to Joachim Friedrich Theodor Strahl. She is the great great granddaughter of Hans Heinrich Baack born ca1705 and married 20 May 1745, Neubrandenburg, to Catharina Elisabeth Bauren.