Looking for information and "lost" relatives of the Apfel family of Monroe County, NY.Early census records (1850-1860) show a spelling of APPLE, APEL, & APPEL, later records APFEL.
George Apfel (1792-1852)wife Margaretha (1800-1875)both born in Germany Son Gottlieb (1826-1891) wife Barbara Weiss (1836-1919)both born in Germany, married 14 Oct 1851 1st German Lutheran Church (Zion) Rochester, NY.
George & Margaret settled in Irondequiot around 1850 with son Gottlieb.
Gottlieb & Barbara had the following children:
John (1852-1918) Adam (1854-1918)(my grandfather) m. Fredericka Kerber George (1856-1933)m. Louise Roggmann Margaret (1859-1880) Catherine (1861-1881) Elizabeth (1863-1881) Henriette Louise (1869-1889) Henry C (1873-)m. Anna Estelman Emilie (1871-1944) Clara (1881-)