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Peter Goebal Gabel, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1789
Darmstadt
Hessen, Germany
Death: Aug. 1, 1870
Saint Clairsville
Belmont County
Ohio, USA

Came to the United States about 1835 or 1836.
His name in Germany was Peter Goebal. He was told that the German "oe" was pronounced "a" in America, so he took the name of Gabel. He landed first in New York City. How long he stayed there is not known. His family then came to Pennsylvania. Where and how long they stayed is unknown.
He brought with him his second wife, Margaret Fox, Her daughter, Peter Jr, Jane Gabel McFarland, Nephew Wilhelm, and son Phillip was born on the way over.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Fox Gabel (1813 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Peter Gabel (1821 - 1893)*
  George Gabel (1841 - 1925)*
  John W Gabel (1843 - 1917)*
  Joseph Gabel (1850 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Clairsville Union Cemetery
Saint Clairsville
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Sean
Record added: Jul 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73172408
Peter <i>Goebal</i> Gabel, Sr
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Peter <i>Goebal</i> Gabel, Sr
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Peter <i>Goebal</i> Gabel, Sr
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A 'Son' of Prussia (Germany).
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 Added: Nov. 24, 2012
 
 
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