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William F. Doebel / Dobel

William F. Doebel / Dobel

Male 1847 - 1920  (72 years)

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  • Name William F. Doebel / Dobel  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 26 Jul 1847  Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 26 Jun 1920  Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Oakwood Cem, Plymouth, Cerro Gordo Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I10851  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2014 

    Family Caroline Margaret Aussieker,   b. 24 Sep 1845, Hanover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1906, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1869  Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Children 
     1. August Doebel / Dobel
    +2. Sophia Doebel / Dobel,   b. Feb 1870, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1925, Verndale, Wadena Cnty, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    +3. Emma M. Doebel / Dobel,   b. Sep 1872, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1925, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
    +4. Herman Valentine Doebel / Dobel,   b. 31 Dec 1874, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Helen Doebel / Dobel,   b. 9 Nov 1877, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1948, Manly, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. William John Doebel / Dobel,   b. 26 Oct 1878, Manly, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1961, Mason City, Cerro Gordo Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Amiel T. Doebel / Dobel,   b. 29 May 1880, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Caroline E. Doebel / Dobel,   b. 2 Feb 1882, Northwood, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1980, Northwood, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +9. John August Doebel / Dobel,   b. 26 May 1885, Manly, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1976, Greene, Butler Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +10. August E. Doebel / Dobel,   b. 25 Apr 1887, Manly, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1957, Manly, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     11. Emilie [Amelia] Anna Doebel / Dobel,   b. 13 Mar 1890, Worth Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1914, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F3949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    William Doebel Family History
    William Doebel Family History
    by Chester R. Doebel (Jul 1967)

  • Notes 
    • According to Barbara Hannon, Caroline Aussieker Doebel was the sister of Dietrich Aussieker. The Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, online database records that "Caroline Aussicker" married "William Doebel" on 7 Mar 1869 in Cedar Rapdis, Linn Cnty, IA (LDS digital folder 4321696). It also shows alternate spellings of "Caroline Ausiker" and "William Dorbal."

      A family history summary written by Chester R. Doebel (Jul 1967) states:
      "The William Dobel's [sic] were married in Benton County [sic] and their children were August, who died when the house collapsed, Sophia, Emma, Herman, Lizzie (Elsie), William, Amiel, Caroline, John, August and Amelia. Mrs. Dobel's maiden name was Caroline Aussicker [sic] who came to America from Germany." In another excerpt from his family history summary, Chester Doebel states that both parents were buried in the "Plymouth Cemetery."

      The 1870 census shows "Wm. Dobel," 23, a farmer born in Holstein, Germany, living with his wife "Lena," 24, born in Hanover, and their daughter Sophia, who was 4 months old. Living with them was Christian Dobel, 21, born in Holstein, who probably was William's brother. 1870 U.S. Census, Fremont, Benton Cnty, IA (M 593, Roll 376, stamped p. 108B).

      The 1880 census lists William Doebel, a 33-yr old farmer, living with his wife Caroline, 33, and the following Iowa-born children: Sophia, 10; Emma, 8; Herman, 5; Eliza, 3; "Wm. (Willie)," 1; and "Amiel," born 29 May 1880, just a week before the census was taken. 1880 U.S. Census, Lincoln Twsp, Worth Cnty, IA (T 9, Roll 371, stamped p. 499).
    • In 1900 the census records "William F. Dobel," 54, born Jul 1845 in Germany, living with his wife of 31 years, "Caroline A.," 54, born Sep 1845 in Germany, and some of their Iowa-born children. The census states that she had borne 11 children, 10 of whom were still living. Living in the home at the time were "William J.", 21, born Oct 1878; "Amil T.," 20, born May 1880; Caroline E., 18, born Feb 1882; John F, 15, born May 1885; August A, 13, born April 1887; and Amelia A., 10, born Mar 1890. William F. was employed as a farmer; William J. and Amil T. each worked as a "Farm Laborer." 1900 U.S. Census, Lincoln Twsp, Worth Cnty, IA (T 623, Roll 468, stamped p. 76B).
    • Cedar Rapids [IA] Gazette (?) (Jun 1907):
      "One of the simplest of the long list of June weddings was that of Miss Bertha Ina Newens and Mr. William D. Snouffer, which took place Wednesday evening [19 Jun 1907] at the new home of the bride and groom, at 317 South Seventh street, west....
      "*** Among the out-of-town guests at the wedding were ...the groom's great uncle, Mr. William Dobel of Mason City...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S880] IA Census 1880, Worth|, Iowa, Worth County, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T 9, Roll 371, p. 499).

    2. [S881] Doebel |, Chester R. Doebel, "Doebel Family History summary", (Unpublished extract; typewritten (Jul 1967)).

    3. [S882] IA Census 1900, Worth |, Iowa, Worth County, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T623, Roll 468, p. 76B).

    4. [S883] Ancestry Tree - Aussieker|, Kathy Johnson, KFamilyTree 6.003, (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/839918/listofallpeople; Email: ksiscrib_city@yahoo.com).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    6. [S879] IA Marriages, 1838-1934 |, Iowa County Court Clerks, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, (Online database, "Historical Record Collections," Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT; https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list ).