Re: Ruehl/Ruhl in Illinois
By Kim Ross October 09, 2008 at 12:55:49
My grandfather's uncle is Ludwig/Louis Ruehl.He was born June 1856 in Pfungstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany.He immigrated to the US about 1881 and became naturalized about 1887.He married Elizabeth Teufel 24 June 1888 in Belleville.They had 4 children: Margaret (b. 1889), Louis (b. Aug. 1891), Anita (b. June 1893) & Emma (b. Oct. 1895).All born Belleville.He's a carpenter & died 09 March 1933 in Belleville.His parents are Jacob and Christine Ruehl (nee Schuchmann)of Pfungstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany.His known siblings to date are: Margarethe (b. 15 Feb. 1858/immigrated to US 1879), twins Barbara & George (b. 2 June 1869).George died at birth.Margarethe married 31 Dec. 1881 Johann Winter.Barbara married 03 April 1893 Wilhelm Ross.