Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Abraham Yeakel 1720-1768 to Thelma Clara Brown

A Schwenkfelder Immigrant

Our Concise Direct Line
Abraham Jackel Yeakel 1720-1768
Anna Maria Beyer 1720-1802
David Yeakel 1762-1820 
Anna Kreibel 1766-1841
Maria Yeakel 1791-1854 
Daniel Hein
David Hein
Sarah Mauser
Minnie Hein
Havey J. Brown
Thelma Brown
Ward Welsh Truckenmiller
Charles "Fred" Truckenmiller
Patsy Ann Smith
Daniel Truckenmiller
Heather Sulouff

Abraham Yeakel was a "Schwenkfelder immigrant from Silesia".  There is an entire museum devoted to this group of immigrants, and their story, and their life once they settled here in Pennsylvania.

Abraham Jaeckel (Yeakel)1720-1768
Anna Maria Beyer 1720-1802
(our direct ancestors are in bold)

ABRAHAM JAECKEL (YEAKEL), b. Sept. 12, 1720, d. Oct. 26, 1768, son of Abraham
Jaeckel of Nieder Harpersdorf, Silesia; on Oct. 10, 1748, m. ANNA MARIA BEYER,
b. Nov. 4, 1720, d. Apr. 9, 1802, dau. of Abraham Beyer and Rosina Jaeckel.
They lived in Norriton Twp, Montg. Co., Pa.  Abraham Jaeckel (Yeakel) is 
buried in Methacton Cemetery.  His widow married a second time to Peter

1.  Susanna, b. Oct. 10, 1750, d. Apr. 22, 1808, m. Andrew KRIEBEL, b. Sept. 
17, 1748, d. Apr. 17, 1830, son of George Kriebel and Susanna Yeakel.
    i.    Rosina (Rosanna) Kriebel, b. Sept. 24, 1773, d. Dec. 20, 1836, 
          m. Daniel Diehl.
    ii.   Abraham Kriebel, b. Sept. 27, 1774, d. Apr. 7, 1844, m. Christina 
    iii.  Samuel Kriebel, b. June 13, 1776, d. Feb. 1, 1841, m. 1) Christina
          Schultz, 2) Catharine Leatherach (Lederach?).
    iv.   George Kriebel, b. Oct. 2, 1778, d. May 20, 1779.
    v.    Regina Kriebel, b. June 25, 1780, d. May 3, 1858, m. Adam Schultz.
    vi.   David Kriebel, b. July 19, 1783, d. July 1, 1842, m. 1. Rosina
          Schultz, 2) Elizabeth Alderfer.
    vii.  Sophia Kriebel, b. Nov. 1, 1785, d. Mar. 24, 1857, m. Andrw Schultz.
    viii. Salome Kriebel, b. Dec. 9, 1787, d. Nov. 4, 1869, m. William Schultz.
    xix.  Israel Kriebel, b. Sept. 14, 1790, d. June 14, 1860, m. Sarah 

2.  Anna Rosina, b. Nov. 5, 1782, m. Jeremiah KRIEBEL, b. Jan. 26, 1755, 
d. Mar. 8, 1842, son of Rev. Christopher Kriebel and Maria Dresher.  Jeremiah
Kriebel lived in Lower Salford Twp., Pa.  On May 6, 1784, he bought 125 acres
of land from his father; this farm was later owned by David Cassel.

Jeremiah Kriebel was a man of influence in his community.  He served his 
township as Overseer of the Poor in 1795, as constable in 1797, and as 
supervisor from 1802 to 1804.

Children of Anna Rosina YEAKEL and Jeremiah KRIEBEL:
    i.    Benjamin Kriebel, b. Sept. 16, 1780, d. May 24, 1884, m. Maria Schultz.
    ii.   Anna Kriebel, b. June 26, 1782, d. Apr. 3, 1833, m. Samuel Dresher.
    iii.  Joseph Kriebel, b. Mar. 5, 1786, d. Nov. 10, 1853, m. 1) Elizabeth 
          Heydrick, 2) Lydia Heydrick.
    iv.   Andrew Kriebel, b. May 3, 1789, d. May 4, 1789.
    v.    Susanna Kriebel, b. Mar. 15, 1791, d. Nov. 5, 1793.
    vi.   Samuel Kriebel, b. Aug. 26, 1796, d. ?, m. Elizabeth Boorse.
3.  Abraham, b. May 14, 1755, d. Jan 12, 1783.

4.  Maria, b. Mar. 12, 1758, d. Sept. 19, 1839.  Unmarried.

5.  George, b. Mar. 4, 1761, d. Mar. 23, 1761.

6.  David, b. Mar. 26, 1762, d. Apr. 15, 1820, m. Anna KRIEBEL, b. Mar. 20, 
1766, d. Feb. 14, 1841, dau. of Rev. George Kriebel and Anna Anders.  David 
Yeakel was often called "Remedy Dave".  He lived in Milford Twp., Bucks Co., 
Pa.  Children:
    i.    Salome, b. Aug. 22, 1788, m. Dr. Abraham Schelly.
    ii.   Abraham, b. Dec. 10, 1789, d. Nov. 5, 1793.
    iii.  Maria, b. Dec. 4, 1791, d. Oct. 13, 1854, m. Daniel Hein.
    iv.   Susanna, b. Dec. 24, 1793, d. Sept. 9, 1877, m. Carl Yeakel.
    v.    Jacob, b. Dec. 24, 1793, d. June 15, 1837, m. Maria Krauss.
    vi.   George, b. Aug. 29, 1795, d. ?.
    vii.  David, b. May 26, 1797, d. Oct. 23, 1879.  Unmarried.
    viii. Ephraim, b. Mar. 23, 1799, d. Sept. 25, 1853.  Unmarried.
    xix.  Anna, b. May 12, 1801, d. Nov. 7, 1887.  Unmarried.
    x.    Rosanna (Rosina), b. Oct. 21, 1803. d. Mar. 22, 1880, m. Jacob 

7.  Anna, b. Sept. 19, 1764, d. Nov. 13, 1798.
The Above is from "Genealogical Record of the Schwenkfelder Families:
Seekers of Religious Liberty who Fled from Silesia to Saxony and Thence to
Pennsylvania in the Years 1731 to 1737". Edited by Samuel Kriebel Brecht,
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. Rand McNally & Company. 1923. [NOTE: The Sile A.M. Printed for The Board of Publication of the Schwenkfelder Church,
Pensia referenced above was an area of Europe which is now in southwestern Poland. Germany ceded this province to Poland after WW II. The Silesia, which was changed to Ossig (Osiek in Polish), and is still a small area borders present day Germany and the Czech Republic. The founder of the Schwenkfelder Church, Caspar Schwenckfeld, was born in Ossinll town outside of Lubin, Poland, which is outside of Legnica (Liegnitz in German),
Poland.  For more information, see the website of the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center at:  http://www.rpc.ox.ac.uk/rpc/sfld/s_guide.htm The SLHC is located in Pennsburg, PA.]

Name: Abraham Jackell
Year: 1734 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 717 Primary Immigrant: Jackell, Abraham Source Bibliography: BOYER, CARL, 3RD, editor Ship Passenger Lists, Pennsylvania and Delaware (1641-1825). Newhall, Calif.: the editor, 1980. 289p. 4th pr. 1986. Reprint. Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1992. Page: 79

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