I have found the following Abels in my family tree. Konrad Ludwig Abel 1729Wurtemburg, Vaihingen Parish, Germany Ludwig Heinrich Abel 1752 Wurtemburg, Vaihingen Parish, Germany 10 Mar. 1801 Wythe County, Virgina Jonathan Abel1783 Wythe County, Virgina Joseph Abel1831 Greene County, TN. Christoper Columbus Abel 1855 Keokuk County Iowa James Marion Abel 1885 Keokuk County Iowa (Grandfather) Hazel Abel (Nelson) 1916 Ollie, Iowa (Mother) If there is a connection with someone on the Abel tree please give feedback. I will be glad to share other Abels related to the above.