IAGenWeb Project - Allamakee co.

Allamakee Album
Wendel family

William Wendel & Barbara Hirth
William Wendel & Barbara Hirth
Married in Allamakee co. on March 5, 1874

William Wendel was born February 3, 1849 in Ober-Melsungen, Hesse, Germany. He was the son of Casper Wendel and Anna Katherine Alter.

Barbara Hirth was born July 22, 1854 in Lansing twp. Allamakee County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Adam and Margaret Hirth.

William & Barbara Wendel family, ca 1892
William & Barbara Wendel family, ca 1892

L-R back: Andrew, Charles & John
Center: Elmer
L-R front: Henry, William (father), Frank, Barbara (mother) & Adam

first Wendel home
The first Wendel home was 1 mile from Churchtown.
All 7 sons were raised in this home.

Andrew, born June 5, 1879
Charles, born March 27, 1876
John, born January 28, 1875
Henry, born October 23, 1889
Elmer, born March 21, 1883
Frank, born June 3, 1887
Adam, born September 4, 1888


~photo and family information contributed by Janet Koozer. Interested researchers can contact Janet at the email address shown for her in the Surname Registry for Wendel.

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