Adolph or Adolphus immigrated to America from Germany and settled in the Franklin county, Missouri area. Family history has his death as possibly being from the very contagious disease cholera. He and his brother were buried on the family farm in Franklin county, Missouri. Adolph and Marie Louise Brune, daughter of Peter Heinrich Brune and Anna Maria (Sirp) Brune, married June 28, 1846 in Franklin county. They had two sons Henry F. Biele and August Biele.