My GGGGGG-Grandfather was Johann Adam Wentzell, b) abt 1720, Dusseldorf, Rheinland, Prussen, d) 15 Jun 1815, VA, Montgomery Co.; married to Maria Brerathin b) abt 1743, Germany.
My GGGGG-Grandfather was his son Jonathan Vancil, b)1747 Dusseldorf, Rheinland, Pruessen, d) 1817, Montgomery, Patrick Co., VA.; Married to Mary Penrod, b) 1750 Frederick, Frederick Co., MD. d) 1815 Montgomery, VA.
My GGGG-grandfather was Tobias Vancil, b)13 Feb 1769 Somerset Co. PA. d)18 May, 1818, Logan Co., KY. Married to Nancy (Potmeisser) Jack, b) abt 1773, Ireland. d) abt 1823, Union Co., IL.
My GGG-Grandfather was John M. Vancil, b) 8 Aug 1797, Lancaster, or Sommerset, PA. d) 2 Jan 1889, Modesto, Macupin Co., IL. Married to Nancy Tuley b) 20 Jan 1800, NC. d)Tazwell, Co., IL
I'm descended from Josiah P. Vancil, b) 8 May 1825, m) 24 May, 1848, IL, d) 21 Dec 1891, Toranto, Woodson Co., KS; Married to Sarah Miller b) abt 1832.
My GG-Grandfather was Alonzo Vancil, b) 1849 Tazwell Co.,IL. d) 1897, Allen Co. KS. Married to Susan M. Lampkins, b) 1850, IN.
Children: (Not necessarily in order of birth)
Josiah Prosper Vancil
George William Vancil
Lilly May Vancil
My Great-Grandmother was Mary Eliza Vancil, b) 1872,IL. m)25 Nov 1890, Allen Co., KS. d) 18 Apr 1951, Iola, Allen Co. KS. She was married to Robert Shapel b) 1859, NY. d) 06 Mar 1945, Allen, Co. Ks.
Rose Zella Shapel- b) 1891 d) 1980
Amel Shapel- b)1892 d) 1979
Phillip Shapel- b) 1895 d) 1959
Susan Mary Shapel- b) 1898 d) 1983
Alonzo Shapel- b) 1899 d) 1991
Grace May Shapel- b) 1902 d) 1969
Roy Shapel- b) 1904 d) 1993
Laurence Shapel- b) 1906 d) 2003
Bessie Ida Shapel- b) 1908 d) 1908 d) 1995
My Grandfather was Laurence Shapel b) 15 Aug 1906, KS. m) 29 Sep 1935. d) 25 Sep 2002, Boise, Ada Co., ID. Married to Elma Fern Rose- b) 27 Dec 1914 d) May 2006, Meridian, Ada Co., ID.
I'm descended from one of Laurence Shapel's daughters.