REQUEL - RIEGEL Family
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Further research is needed for the following unconfirmed information.
Some sources in the internet link's below list Regina's parents as Johann Abraham RIEGEL 1722-1790 and Elizabeth A Dubelle 1722-? Germany to Pennsylvania, but the dates don't fit Regina's birth year of 1730. Abraham was under 16 years of age when his parents, Palatines, came to America on the ship Pennsylvania Merchant. Their location in Berks County, Pennsylvania fits well with my ZIEGLER's, but makes more sense as a brother or other relative.
The same sources list Abraham's parents "Johannes Cornelius, 1674-1750, his wife, Anna, 1676-1760, and several of their childrens arrival in America on September 18, 1733 on the 'Pennsylvania Merchant' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two of their sons, Matthias and Jorg, had came to America a year earlier in 1732, and established homesteads. Johannes and Anna were to join son Jorg at the homestead he had established in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Johannes lived on his farm in Berks County until his death in 1750. Anna died in 1760 in Tulpehocken Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania." From Coy Taylor's web site where he states his source is the book "Riegell to Riggle a genealogy 1390-1995 by Carl Robert Riegel and James Earl Reigle Penobscot Press; first printing May 1996".
- Stefan RIEGEL home page
- Johannes Cornelius and Anna (Gertruithia) RIEGEL by Coy D. Taylor
- Riegel/Riggle Freundschaft Association descendants of Michael Riegel and Magdalena Wittmer, who lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
- RIEGEL Genealogy Forum
- Philip ZIEGLER Query on RIEGEL Forum
- Donna Shearer query on RIEGEL Forum
- RIEGLER - STOYER Reunion on My Space.com
- RIEGEL Personal Web Sites at Rootsweb
- Riegle Family Tree by Judy Johns
- Schroeder Family Tree on Ancestry.com lists Johan A. Riegel and Elizaberth A Dubelle by Corinne Smith