I hope this info helps you: The Peter & Margaret Abler Family
Peter Abler was born in Germany in 1853 and Margaret Romein, who later became his wife, was born in 1838, also in Germany.These young people came to America with their parents in the latter 1840’s and established homes in Mt. Calvary, Wisc.Peter Abler and Margaret Romein were married in 1860 in Mt. Calvary and started farming in that community.Nine children were born in Wisconsin.They were Math, John, Joseph, Anton, Carl, Nick, Catherine, Elizabeth and Mary.As the children grew up, Mr. Abler went westward in search of wider space and by chance landed in the Hoven community in 1886.He bought the relinquishment from Warner and in the spring of 1887, the Ablers migrated to Bowdle, which then the terminal of the C.M. & St.P. railroad.From there they traveled with horses and wagons to their recently purchased farm one mile west of Hoven.They immediately began to build and addition to the house and in a few years the farm consisted of 480 acres.One child, Anna, was born to them in Hoven.The Abler family was active in the community affairs of Hoven and contributed generously toward the erection of schools and churches and the Abler home was known as a place for all.Mrs. Abler was ever inviting and everyone was welcome at her home.Most of their children were married in Hoven and their families were reared there.Peter Abler passed away in 1913 and was preceded in death by his wife, who passed to her reward in 1911.
The Carl and Margaret Abler Family
Carl Abler and Margaret Hoffman were married in Hoven in October 1903.In 1906 the Abler place was sold to Carl and the work which his father had begun was continued.Carl was active in farming affairs, having a large threshing machine and one of the first corn shredders.When tractor farming was still in its infancy Carl was the owner of a Minneapolis tractor of Four plow power and his son, Martin did the custom plowing and some sod breaking.Eight children were born to Mr. & Mrs. Abler.They are Martin, Mary, Albert, Coletta, who passed away in infancy, Henry, Edward, Thomas, Walter (died in 11/42) at the age of 21.Mrs. Abler passed suddenly on October 2, 1943.Mr. Abler if still living and in spite of his advanced age is still very interested in the community affairs.Carl has served as a director in a number of the coops and was a member of the school board for many years.He is still living with his son Henry, who has been managing the farm since 1946 and this is now the third generation of the Abler family on the farm which has been in their possession for 72 years.They now reside in a fine modern home.
My Grandfather is Martin Abler and my father is Virgil Abler.So far this is all the information I have been able to find about Abler Family History.Please let me know if this info has helped you.