Elizabeth Morgal

As mentioned in John Hinkle and Margaretha’s and posts, Elizabeth Morgal was the wife of John and the mother of Margaretha. She was born in 1834 or 1835 in Prussia. Only census and passenger lists, provide us any clue to her date and general place of birth. She and John were married in Prussia before … Continue reading Elizabeth Morgal

John Hinkel

Earlier, I reported that Margaretha Hinkel was likely born on 23 August 1860 somewhere in Indiana. I further proposed that she may have been the eldest child of John Hinkle and Elizabeth Morgel, both immigrants from Prussia (Germany). The surname spelling is interchangeable between Hinkle and Hinkel. I will try to be consistent with my … Continue reading John Hinkel