The Kehl second hand store was located in Jacksonville. It was run by Herman Elijah Kehl, son of Henry R. Kehl, who was born December 9, 1854 in Storndorf, Germany and Maria Susan Henry. Henry R. was the son of Adam Kehl (brother to my great great grandfather) and his wife, Elisabeth Eifert Kehl. All of these folks lived around Nortonville, Illinois. The store was located in the 200 block of East Morgan Street. Herman ran the store until his death. He was born June 8, 1881 in Murrayville, Illinois and died January 25, 1932. He married Lulu Harriett McAdams in Jerseyville, Illinois on April 29, 1909. They were the parents of one child, Audrey Sloss McAdams Kehl.

Submitted by Betty Kehl Richardson

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