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Johann Friedrich RECHEL Rahel
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1823
Darmstädter Stadtkreis
Hessen, Germany
Death: Jun. 13, 1879
Castle Fin
Clark County
Illinois, USA

Friedrich was the oldest son and 3rd child of Johann Peter Rechel & Elisabetha Catharina Merkel who brought their family to America February 1831 and located in Adamsville, Muskingum, Ohio.

Friedrich Rahel's Birth Record:
Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898 Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
Name:Johann Friedrich Rechel
Birth Date:26 Apr 1823
Baptism Date:30 Apr 1823
Baptism Place:Evangelisch OR Juden, Bickenbach, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt
Father:Johann Peter Rechel
Mother:Elisabetha Catharina Merkel
FHL Film Number: 1340366
Reference ID:2:2BNFKXB
Source Information: Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Germany, Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
This collection includes birth and baptism records from Germany.

This Record shows their Emigration:
Title Hessisches Staatsarchiv Darmstadt
Rechel, Peter, origin: Bickenbach. - emigration date: 1831-02 / target: America, United States. Comments: family
Life span 1831-02

Friedrich Rahel came to Clark county, Illinois in 1849 with his wife Rebecca Corbin & step-son James William McClarey. They had nine children, all born in Douglas, Clark County, Illinois. Sadly, most of them died as teenagers or young adults.

Evangelisch Kirche, Bickenbach, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany is the picture of the church to the right, and is the church where Johann Friedrich Rechel and his family for several generations were baptized, married and buried. The below birth record shows this church. The owner of the photo is Rudolf Stricker, who has released Public Domain so that it can be used anywhere in the world.

Family links: 
  Johann Peter Rechel (1778 - 1864)
  Elisabetha Catharina Merkel Rechel (1792 - 1871)
  Rebecca J. Corbin Rahel (1827 - 1902)*
  Catherine Rayhel Chaney (1852 - 1916)*
  Riley Andrew Jackson Rayhel (1853 - 1878)*
  Margaret Rahel Fitzsimmons (1856 - 1879)*
  Martha Rahel Vaughn (1857 - 1877)*
  Emily Rahel Vaughn (1858 - 1894)*
  George Henry Rayhel (1865 - 1952)*
  Elizabeth Rayhel Norris (1872 - 1900)*
  Johann Friedrich RECHEL Rahel (1823 - 1879)
  Peter Rahel (1824 - 1864)*
  Elizabeth Rechel Mangold (1833 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
56 years, 1 month, 17 days
Clarksville Baptist Church Cemetery
Clark County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: P. Vaughn
Originally Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: May 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52367730
Johann Friedrich RECHEL Rahel
Added by: P. Vaughn
Johann Friedrich RECHEL Rahel
Added by: P. Vaughn
Johann Friedrich RECHEL Rahel
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My 2nd great grandpa, may you rest in peace.
- P. Vaughn
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016

- P. Vaughn
 Added: Jul. 8, 2015

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