Hello! I am very much a beginner to geneological research, having started searching about April 2001.
The NEVEL Ancestry I have (as of Sept. 8, 2001) is:
Materanl Grndfthr: Vern ?W. NEVEL b. ??? d.??? in Richland Co, WI m. March 17 (St. Patrick's Day), ???? to Mary Luella FRY
Vern's father: Emery G. NEVEL b. 8/16/1871 d. 12/14/1949
m. Vertie H??? b. 2/25/1877 d. 10/7/1941
Emery's father: George W. NEVEL b. 11/12/1839 d. 7/29/1917
m. Susanna CONKEL b. 3/5/1845 d. 6/7/1903
George W.'s fater: Clemson NEVEL, NO DATES
m. ??? ; I received info. that George W. & his wife walked from Lycoming Co., PA in 1855 & settled in Richland Co., WI, USA
Clemson's father: John NEVEL, NO DATES, NO WIFE INFO.
Vern NEVEL's siblings:
1) George Franklin NEVEL b.4/10/1893, his youngest daughter (& Vern's niece), Dorothy NEVEL m. Orville Byron FRY, Mary Luella FRY's brother.
The FREY/FRY Ancestry I have (as of Sept. 8, 2001):
Maternal Grndmthr: Mary Luella FRY b. ??? d. ???
m. March 17 (St. Patrick's Day), 19?? to Vern ?W. NEVEL
Mary Luella's father: Moses FRY b. ??? d.???
m. Ada Florence GILLINGHAM b. ??? d. ???
Moses' father: John Henry FRY b. ??? d.???
m. 1st: Susannah Ida CLARY b. ??? d.???
m. 2nd: Helen Naomi Mari WELLS b.??? d.???
m. 3rd: Martha Bible b. ??? d.??? ;my gGrndfthr Moses' mother.
John Henry's father: George Washington FRY b. 2/21/1797
d. 8/3/1867 in Richland Co., WI
m. 1/17/1819 to Barbara SMELCER/SMELSER/SCHMELTZER b. ??? d.???
George Washington FRY's father: Johannes/John FREY/FRY
b. abt 1744 d. ???
m. 1st: 10/13/1765 to Wilhelmina Phillippina BANZE
b. abt 1740/45 d. abt 1792/95
They married & lived in Berks Co. PA until 1777, then moved to Shenandoah Co.,PA.
m. 2nd: 10/26/1795 to Elizabeth SEIN/SINE
b. abt 1765 baptized 8/20/1765 d.abt 1851 In TN
Born Johannes FREY, my ggggGrndfthr changed his name to John FRY when he & his 2nd wife moved from Shenandoah Co., VA (there known as the 'Buck Hill FREY/FRY's')to TN in 1802.
Johannes/John's father: Johann Henrich FREY, Jr.
b. ??? d.???
m. 8/30/1743 to Catharina SCHAUER b.??? d.??? in Berks Co., PA
Johann Henrich, Jr's father: Johann Henrich FREY
b. 1693 d. ?1738?
m. 1715 to Maria Dorothea RUMMEL b.?? d.??
Johann Henrich (Sr) father: ??? Jacob FREY
b. either 1648 or 1661 (There were 2 sons with Jacob as part of their name..so there's some question)
d. 1705 (was said to be abt 46 yrs. old
m. 2nd: about 1688 to Anna Maria SCHAUB(en)
??? Jacob FREY's father: Gregorius (Gregory) FREY
b. ? around 1611? d. 1687 at 76 yrs of age
m. 1638 to Verena (?Veronique) OBERDORFER b. ??? d. 1683
I have run across info. about my ancestry prior to Gregorius FREY, but have not noted that data yet. I will add it at a later date.
I welcome correspondence with any who would like to share details on either family line. Feel free to email me.