Johannes Daniel Riegel
(1742-1792)
Barbara Tschudy
(Abt 1750-)
Johann Martin Zettelmeyer
(1757-1845)
Margaretha
Michael Riegel
(1771-1838)
Magdalena Zettelmeyer
(1777-1833)
Daniel Riegel Sr.
(1801-1881)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Lydia Weaver
2. Maria Magdelina Fisher

Daniel Riegel Sr. 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 15 Sep 1801, Windsor Twp., Berks, PA 1 5 10
  • Christened: 27 Aug 1802, Windsor Twp.: St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Smoke Church), Berks, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Weaver
  • Marriage (2): Maria Magdelina Fisher 1 2
  • Died: 20 Jan 1881, , Schuylkill, PA at age 79 5
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 2 5 9 10

   Another name for Daniel was Daniel Rigel.

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were grandparents, Daniel and Barbara Riegel.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1810 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 11 The 1810 Census lists the household of Michael Reigel with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons Daniel & Michael. Where's George?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter ?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

2. He appeared on the census in 1820 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 12 The household of father Michael Riegel is listed with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 son John
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son George
16-18 (1802-1804)
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 son Daniel
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 3 daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth, Catherine
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife Magdalena

3. He appeared on the census in 1830 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 13 The household of Daniel Rigel is listed in the 1830 Census with:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1826-1830) = 1 son Joshua
5-9 (1821-1825) = 1 son Daniel
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 father Daniel
Females (born)
Under 5 (1826-1830) = 1 daughter Lydia
5-9 (1821-1825) = 1 daughter ?
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 mother Mary Magdaline
50-59 (1771-1780) = 1 grandmother Magdalena
The older woman is probably his mother, as his father had died.

4. He appeared on the census in 1840 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 14 In the 1840 Census, living in the household of Daniel Rigel were:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 2 sons
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 son
10-14 (1826-1830) = 1 son
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 father Daniel
Females (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 1 daughter
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 daughter
10-14 (1826-1830) = 2 daughters
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 wife

5. Estate: Settlement of Martin Zettlemeyer, 6 Apr 1849, , Berks, PA. 4

On 6 Apr 1849 Peter Kline filed an account of the estate of Martin Zettlemeyer, who died in 1844 in Berks County, that indicated a value of $362.08. Shortly thereafter he filed a list of disbursements to these heirs:
John Zettlemoyer, grandson
Christina Zettlemoyer, wife of John Frey
John Zettlemoyer (son of Martin Zettlemoyer)
John Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Michael Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Daniel Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Jacob Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
George Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Magdalena Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Rebecca Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Elizabeth Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Peter and Catherine, intermarried with P. Smith

6. He appeared on the census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 15 Daniel Riggle, age 41, farmer, appears in the 1850 Census in West Brunswick Township. Living with him is wife Magdalena, 45; John, 19, mechanic; Eli, 18; Matilda, 16; Priscilla, 14; Ruben, 12; John, 10; Kitty (Catherine), 8; Lewis, 1; Elizabeth, 2. Susannah 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Two of his daughters (Priscilla and Kitty/Catherine) later married neighbor Elias Smith.

7. He appeared on the census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 16 The census listed Daniel Rigel, age 56, farmer, which would make his birth year about 1804, not 1801 as his tombstone records. His wife Mary is 56 years old. Living with them is Lewis (16); Susannah (14); Elizabeth (11); and two servants: Elizabeth Sholler (18) and Joseph Sheppell (17).

8. He appeared on the census in 1870 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 17 The 1870 Census lists the household of Daniel Rigel, age 68, farmer. His wife, Mary, is 67. Living with them is daughter Susannah, 22. On the same census page are the families of Joshua & Hannah Rigel and Reuben and Christiana Rigel. The post office is Orwigsburg.

9. He has conflicting death information of 5 Feb 1881 and , Schuylkill, PA. 1 10

10. Book: Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy--Family History--Biography, 1915. 18
Daniel Riegel married Magdalene Fisher, and they had these children: Daniel Jr., who married in the West; Lydia, who married Jacob Shell; Passila and Catherine, both of whom married Elias Smith; Matilda, who married Jacob Herman; Joshua, who was twice married to Amanada and Hannah Potts; Elias, who married Catherine Bachert; John, who never married; Reuben, who married Tine Shopbell; Susanna, who married William Deibert; Lewish, who married Sylletta Smith; and Elizabeth, who married John Gerber.


Daniel married Lydia Weaver.


Daniel next married Maria Magdelina Fisher, daughter of Michael Fisher and Magdelena Hoffman.1 2 (Maria Magdelina Fisher was born on 5 Sep 1804 in Manheim Twp., Schuylkill, PA 19 20, christened on 30 Sep 1804 in West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA,20 died on 27 Sep 1876 in , Schuylkill, PA 19 21 and was buried in Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 19 21.)


Sources


1 Rigel, Stefan, The Riegel Genealogy Home Page (Germany, 2003
http://members.aol.com/stefriegel/riegel.html).

2 Fermanis, Arlean - afermanis@sprynet.com, Behler, Paul, Holzer and Related Families of Schuylkill County (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aferm&id=I03071).

3 Alexander, Chris; marbles@sbcglobal.net, Alexander Kirkham Hempleman (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alexanderchris&id=I10666).

4 Berks County Courthouse, Berks Co PA Orphans Court Records, Vol. 16, pp. 244, 325.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65064521.

6 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy--Family History--Biography; Containing Historical Sketches of Old Families and of Representative and Prominent Citizens, Past and Present, Volume 1 (Chicago, J.H. Beers & Company, 1915), http://archive.org/stream/schuylkillcounty01jhbe#page/542/mode/2up/search/542 Page 542 bio of Samuel Riegel.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 27111. Mrs. Catherine Smith. Father Daniel Riegel. Mother Malinda Fisher.

8 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Daniel Riegel, b. 5 Sep 1823, parents Daniel & Magdalena, sponsor Peter Fischer & Magdalena Riegel.

9 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Josua Riegel, b. 9 Apr 1830, parents Daniel & Magdalena, sponsor Jacob & Kathrina Hoffman.

10 St. John's (Kimmel's) Union Church Cemetery.

11 1810 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Brunswick Township, Roll 45 Book 1, Page 178.

12 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 111 Book 1, Page 34.

13 1830 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 160 Book 1, Page 93a.

14 1840 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Roll 492 Book 1, Page 158a.

15 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 826, Page: 157.

16 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 406.

17 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Roll 1448 Book 1, Page 659b.

18 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy--Family History--Biography; Containing Historical Sketches of Old Families and of Representative and Prominent Citizens, Past and Present, Volume 1 (Chicago, J.H. Beers & Company, 1915), Page 542.

19 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65064478.

20 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Magdalena Fisher, b. 6 Sep 1804, parents Michael and Magdalena Fisher, sponsor Johannes & Magdalena Litweiler.

21 Kimmel's Church Cemetery (Kimmels Evangelical Free Church, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania).



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