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From: Michael Boscarato <>
Subject: Re: [SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN-ROOTS] ZIEBELL (Gaarden,Kiel) Help solve puzzle?
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 18:53:12 -0700 (PDT)
Ziebell ort: Kiel
Ziebell (leave ort blank to find all listings)
www.pkt.pl poland yellow pages
name search Ziebell in Chorzow
Kiel,Gaarden google maps
Schivelbein-belgard google search
TOlfert <> wrote:
I was just checking the Milwaukee 1920 Census.. try KURZ - it's similar so
there could be transcribing errors.
----- Original Message -----
From: "101heath" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 3:37 PM
Subject: [SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN-ROOTS] ZIEBELL (Gaarden,Kiel) Help solve
>I am trying to put together my Prussian ancestry from just a few
> postcards and very old photos my grandmother sent back to her
> father,mother,brother Paul Ziebell in Gaarden, Kiel, Schleswig-
> Holstein. My grandmother never spoke of her family at all. She died
> 1964. I have found my paternal great-grandmother (Caroline Ziebell
> from 'Schiffelbein') by tracking a small photo of two children born
> in the 1890's. My grandmother never said a thing about her
> grandmother having even lived in the U.S. so this is a big surprise.
> Caroline___b. 1822/24 married circa 1840-42 ____Ziebell. Caroline
> Ziebell (my great grandmother) was widowed by 1892. She boarded the
> Steamship Gerg as a '68 yr old widow' alone and it arrived in
> Baltimore, MD May 19, 1892. Several passengers on that steamship said
> their last place of residence was 'Schiffelbein, Germany' and she was
> one of them. She next shows up in the 1900 census in the household of
> Jacob J. Kunz in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (only now she's spelling
> Ziebell as Siebel). She is last found at age 88 in 1910 census in
> same household. I have not found her grave. I have also been unable
> to find out where this household went in 1920. They disappear off the
> Caroline Ziebell b.ca. 1822/24 stated she had had 5 children, 5
> living and had been married 50 yrs before becoming widowed. I can
> account for three children:
> 1. Albert Carl Wilhelm Ziebell b. unknown married Auguste Wilhelmina
> Sophie Friedericke Dahn and had 5 children. They were living in
> Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein and did not emigrate. (This is who the few
> postcards were mailed to).
> a) Bruno Max Albert Ziebell b.unknown d. 13 Dec 1944 in WWII air
> raid on Hamburg.
> No issue.
> b) Willie Ziebell b. unknown d. WWI period 1914-1918. No issue.
> c) Ella Ziebell b. 27 Mar 1885 Prussia d. 1 June 1965 Chicago, Cook
> Co. IL. Emigrated aboard SS Pennsylvania which left Hamburg 11 Mar
> 1904, arrived Port of New York 27 Mar 1904. Never married, no issue.
> d) Bertha Elfrieda Dora Ziebell b. 26 Apr 1886 Prussia d. 18 Nov
> 1964 Torrance, CA.
> Emigrated aboard SS Pennsylvania which left Hamburg 11 Mar
> 1904, arrived Port of New York 27 Mar 1904. Married and divorced.
> 5 kids.
> e) Paul Willie Albert Robert Ziebell b. 17 Sept 1887 Prussia d. 10
> Mar 1954 Schleswig, Germany. Paul Ziebell never married but was
> said to have been mayor of a town. Addresses used for him on
> postcards were Gaarden, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland.
> 2. Bertha M. Ziebell b. Oct 1866 Prussia m.ca. 1890 Jacob J. Kunz b.
> Jan 1867 Wisconsin. Bertha M. Ziebell stated she emigrated in
> 1883.They were living in Milwaukee, WI in 1900 and 1910. He was a
> barber. I cannot find them in 1920 or 1930 but they were young, so
> they had to have been somewhere. They had 2 children by 1910:
> a) Arthur Kunz b. July 1891 Wisconsin
> b) Hilda Kunz b. Oct 1894 Wisconsin
> 3. David J. Ziebell b.ca. 1864 Prussia. Found living in 1910
> household of Jacob J. Kunz with his mother Caroline Ziebell,
> widowed. Working as coachman for a private family in Milwaukee WI.
> Stated he emigrated in 1890. I cannot find him after the 1910 census.
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