George H. Correll

On March 24, 1845 in Tuscarawas County George Corell married Catherine Mann on Dec. 20, 1846, same county, Jacob Corell married Margaret Mueller (Miller).

The census records for 1850 shows, living in Dover Twp. George Corell aged 33, a farmer born in Germany, with a wife Catherine age 32, born in Germany and sons George 4; John 3; Henry 2. The same records show living in Bucks Twp, Jacob Corell 31; shoemaker, born in Germany, his wife, Margaret, 21, born in Germany, and daughter Philipppina, 3, later called Phoebe.

An old record book at St. John's Church in Dover, Ohio, says George Korell and Lydia Mann were sponsores or godparents at the baptism of Lydia, daughter of Jacob and Margaret Miller Corell on Jan.8, 1865. George Correll and Faur were likewise sponsores for some later children of Jacob and Catherine Correll.

Records tell us Jacob Correll came o America form Maugenheim Rheinbaierm (this is in Rheimpfalz district of Germany)

No documented proof has been found yet but a study of known facts would certainly seem to indicate that George and Jacob were brothers and they came to America in the early 1840s.

The 1860 census in the Dover Twp shows George 43; Catherine 42; George 14; John 12; Henry 10; Fredrick 5; Catherine 8; Mary 6.

I'm told Catherine married Charles Dice on May 4 1883 (b March 5, 1814 in Pennsylvania), and that Lydia married John Hafer (Hoffer?) (b about 1886), but I'm unable to confirm that.

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