Rummel Family

Submitted by Merle Rummel cliff@ruraltek.com


George RUMMEL m. Catherine Xxxxx
b. c1730
d. c1810 Gettysburg PA
ch:
Sophia m. Jacob May to New Springfield OH
Jacob Adams Co PA weaver
George m. Elizabeth Bashore Franklin Co PA
Peter m. Margaret to Poland OH
Christian m. Elizabeth Sell to Poland OH
Henry m. Elizabeth Burger to Columbiana Co OH
John m. Susannah Arndt to Richland Co OH
Susannah m. Henry Ashbaugh Adams Co PA
Catherine m. Conrad Lower Adams Co PA
Elizabeth m. John Lower Bedford Co PA
Barbara m. Christian Culp Adams Co PA
Mary m. Philip Snell Franklin Co PA
oc. farmer,
1778 -purchased land: Straban twp, Adams Co PA
(Farm owned by a John Rummel -but not the family homestead
    -is the Cavalry Field, Battle of Gettysburg)
--a record says that George's father was a minister of the
    Gospel, who was driven out of Germany by the French
another source -George came from Lancaster Co PA (?Manheim)

Peter RUMMEL m. Margaret
b. 29 Nov 1761 York PA b. 2 Mar 1764
d. 1831 Mahoning Co PA d. 31 Dec 1852
bur: Zion Cem. New Middletown bur: Old Springfield Cem
f. George Rummel
m. Catherine
ch:
Christena 1780- m. Jacob Mentzer
Margaret 1791- m. Daniel Myer
Henry 1792- m. Elizabeth Harman
George 1799- m. Susannah Faustnaught
John 1802- m. Leah Raab
Susanna 1807- m. Daniel Sell
Peter 1810- m. Catherine Helsell
Jacob 1813- m. Hannah Wittenbarger
farmer, blacksmith
farm on Ohio side of Pennsylvania State Line
adjacent to brother: Christian

Jacob RUMMEL m. c1836 Hannah WITTENBARGER
b. 1813 Mahoning Co OH b. 12 Apr 1817 Mahoning Co
d. 11 Mar 1891 d. 21 Jan 1904 Mahoning Co
bur: Zion Cem. New Middletown bur: Zion Cemetery
f. Peter Rummel f. Jacob Wittenbarger
m. Margaret m. Hannah Rose
ch:
Isaiah (1838-1915) m. 1869, Mariah Strycker
Joseph (1840-1864) killed: Battle of Jonesboro GA
Eliza (1842-1926) m. William Rife
John (1844-1911) m. Susannah Sittler
Obediah (1846-1919) m. 1879, Samantha Yarian
farmer, blacksmith
3 farms -across State Line road from each other
    on Ohio side -Peter and Christian homesteads
on Penn side -Jacob Wittenbarger homestead

Isaiah RUMMEL m 10 Sept 1869 Mariah STRYCKER
b. 4 Apr 1838 Mahoning Co OH b. 16 Feb 1845 Elkhart Co IN
d. 28 June 1915 Elkhart Co IN d. Dec 1924 Elkhart Co IN
bur: Union Center Cemetery bur: Union Center Cemetery
f. Jacob Rummel f. Christopher Strycker
m. Hannah Wittenberger m. Magdalene Stump
ch:
Elmer J (1870-1943) nm
John (1872-1951) 1/m 1900, Martha Clay
2/m 1931, Eva Dawson
Martha (1874-1953) m. 1909, Fred Klotz
George (1877-1954) 1/m Mary Ellen Skinner
2/m Ada Baker
3/m Hanna
Emory (1879-1948) m. 1908, Dora Clay
Sarah (1882-1892)
c1858 -to Van Wert Co OH -home of Uncle; George Rummel
Civil War -Co I, 139th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 100 day man
company barber; caught "camp fever" -malaria/rest of life
stationed: Point Lookout (MD) Prisoner of War Camp
returned home (Mahoning Co OH) on death of brother (Atlanta GA)
1866 -to Nappanee IN, with cousin, Joseph Rummel
Susannah (Rummel) Sheets -sister of Joseph -already here
Purchased adjoining 80A plots -disagreed fiercely over tree
growing on property line: "Spite Tree", "Devil's Lane"
Joseph sold, moved to Milford;
Mr Slabaugh -immediately cut down the tree!
oc. farmer, carpenter

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ELMER J. RUMMEL nm.
b. 9 Sep 1870
d. 1943
bur: Union Center Cem. Elkhart Co IN
f. Isaiah Rummel
m. Mariah Strycker
oc. farmer, carpenter, thresher
Resided on the "north farm" of his father. This farm was across
the road and just west of the "south farm". Owned 3 threshing
rigs with steam engines and "oil pulls". As a boy, in 1941,
I remember visiting Elmer, and my father (Glenn, F-146242)
reaching high just to touch the top of a steam engine's rear
wheel.

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JOHN CHRISTOPHER RUMMEL 1/m 8 May 1900 Martha Jane CLAY
b. 14 June 1872 Nappanee IN b. 19 May 1877 Wakarusa
d. 3 June 1951 South Bend IN d. 24 Apr 1909 LasVegas
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem.
f. Isaiah Rummel f. Henry Clay
m. Mariah Strycker m. Margaret Weldy
m. Wakarusa IN
2/m 15 Sept 1931 Eva DAWSON
b. 25 Dec 1875 Sauktwn
Nch. d. 24 Oct 1973 Flora IN
ch.
* Arthur (1901-1972) 1/m 1926, Viola Marie Pofahl MI
2/m Martha Lehr
3/m Winnie Tucker
Pearl (1902-1986) nm
Hazel (1904-1908)
* Blanche (1906- m. 1943, Carlton Rice WA
* Florence (1907-1990) m. 1927, Orvin Meller
* Goldie (1909-1981) 1/m 1930, Carl Masuth
2/m Otto Granger

(See Roll, Chas. (Indiana 150 Years, 1931, Vol 3, p. 69)
1893 - Wakarusa, implement dealer, windmills & lightning rods
1907 - E. Las Vegas, N.M., rancher
1909 - returned to Wakarusa
1911 - North Liberty, windmills and lightning rods
1917 - South Bend, Rummel Heating, insurance
occ: Heating Engineer

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WASHINGTON ARTHUR RUMMEL 1/m 21 Nov 1926 Viola Marie POFAHL
b. 22 Feb 1901 Wakarusa IN b. 6 Sept 1905 Kenasha WI
d. 30 Apr 1972 Denver CO d. 8 Nov 1958 South Bend
bur. Mt. Clemens MI bur. Fairview Cem Mishawka
f. John Rummel f. Dr. Frederick Pofahl
m. Martha Clay
2/m Martha LEHR
Nch.
3/m Winnie TUCKER
ch:
Arthur (1928- m. Corinne Rouillard
Weir (1929- m. Mary Konrad
Marguerite (b/d 1931)
Joan (1934-1990) m. Howard Bachman

South Bend Business College, Manchester College
1929- Rummel, Inc., Mishawaka Heating and Air Conditioning
moved to Mt. Clemens, MI
(see Roll, Chas, Indiana 150 Years, 1931, Vol. 4, p. 342)

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BLANCHE ANNETTA RUMMEL m 23 May 1943 Carlton RICE
b. 11 Jan 1906 Wakarusa IN b. 30 Nov 1900 Cottage Gr OR
d. 24 Aug 1958 Bellingham WA
bur. Bellingham WA
f. John Rummel f. Archer Rice
m. Martha Clay m. Martha Mae Cochran
nch
oc. optomitrist

F-146225
FLORENCE INEZ RUMMEL m 22 June 1927 Orvin T. MELLER
b. 6 July 1907 Wakarusa IN b. 2 Aug 1904 Wauseon OH
d. 6 Mar 1990 Flora IN d. 11 Jan 1955 So Bend IN
bur. Highland Cem. So Bend IN bur. Highland Cem.
f. John Rummel f. Orey E. Meller
m. Martha Clay m. Catherine Richardson
ch:
Phyllis (1933- 1/m John H Jena Indianapolis IN
2/m Vaughn Rathburn
Richard (1939- m. Charlotte Gonus
oc. RN oc. farmer, decorator

F-146226
GOLDIE ANN RUMMEL 1/m 28 June 1930 Carl MASUTH
b. 17 Mar 1909 E Las Vegas NM b. 8 Sept 1906 Elkhart IN
d. Jan 1981 Goshen IN d. 5 Oct 1990 Elkhart IN
bur. Union Center Cemetary bur. Union Center Cem.
f. John Rummel f. Joseph Masuth
m. Martha Clay
2/m. Otto GANGER
b. Nappanee IN
d. Apr 1971 So. Bend IN
res. So. Bend, IN oc. machinist
ch:
Devon D

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MARTHA MARIA RUMMEL m 31 Mar1909 Fred KLOTZ
b. 11 June 1874 Nappanee IN b. 26 Feb 1873 Stuttgart GER
d. 20 May 1953 d. 18 June 1955
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem
f. Isaiah Rummel
m. Mariah Strycker
ch: (adopted)
Elizabeth (1912-1968) m. 1935, LaMar Culp
Resided Nappanee, IN

F-146231
ELIZABETH KARYUEK KLOTZ m 21 Apr 1935 LaMar CULP
b. 3 Sept 1912 b. 5 Jan 1909
d. 28 June 1968 d. 21 Oct 1973
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem
f. Fred Klotz
m. Martha Rummel
ch:
LaVon (1938 -
Maurine (1941 - m. William Conrad Lafayette IN
Norma (1944 - m. Richard Cartin Denver CO
Dale (1946 - m. Deborah VanDerVoort
Linda (1952 - m. Ronald Hines Lafayette IN
res. Nappanee, IN

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GEORGE LEANDER RUMMEL 1/m Mary Ellen SKINNER
b. 23 Jan 1877 Nappanee IN b. 1 Sept 1878 Van Buren OH
d. 9 Oct 1954 So Bend IN d. 30 Apr 1925 Nappanee IN
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem.
f. Isaiah Rummel f. Stewart Skinner
m. Mariah Strycker m. Almeda Baker
2/m Ada BAKER
Nch div oc. teacher, N Manchester IN
3/m Hanna
separated Resided LaPorte, IN
ch:
Lloyd (1902-1998) m. 1930, Audrey Mikel
Glenn (1904- m. 1931, Martha Burns
Earl (1906-1987) m. 1933, Mary E Caywood Norris
Carrie (1909- m. 1958, Lester Gay
oc. teacher, farmer, Postal clerk

F-146241
LLOYD JAY RUMMEL m. 24 Dec 1930 Audrey MIKEL
b. 15 Sept 1902 Wakarusa IN b. 26 Sept 1908 Bremen IN
d. 5 Apr 1998 Kendallville IN d. 12 Oct 1990 Plymouth IN
bur: Union Center Cemetery bur: Union Center Cem.
f. George Rummel f. Joseph Mikel
m. Mary Skinner m. Lydia Lecklightner
ch:
Roy (1935- m. 1960, Trudy Gorman
Dean (1946- 1/m 1970, Annette Kercherian
2/m 1985, Brenda Saunders
oc. farmer, electrician
res. Etna Green, IN

F-146242
GLENN IRVIN RUMMEL m 25 Oct 1931 Martha Adelaide BURNS
b. 25 May 1904 Elkhart IN b. 6 Aug 1907 Medway OH
d. 25 Sept 1990 Greenville OH
bur. Union Center Cem.
f. George Rummel f. Harry Lee Burns
m. Mary Skinner m. Adelaide Newton
ch:
Merle (1934 - m. 1966, Madelaine Olt Richmond IN
Dale (1935 - m. 1962, Edith Lum Greenville PA
Manchester College, AB
Bethany Biblical Seminary, BD --Church of the Brethren
oc. minister, electrician, farmer
Pastored: Fredericksburg IA; Warsaw IN; Leeton MO; Stet MO;
Shoals IN; Centerville MI, Flat Creek Mission, Manchester KY;
Peebles OH; Arcadia FL
res. Brethren's Home, Greenville, OH

F-146243
EARL CHESTER RUMMEL m 20 May 1933 Mary Ellen (CAYWOOD) NORRIS
b. 15 Oct 1906 Elkhart IN b. 23 Oct 1905 Packerton IN
d. 24 Mar 1987 So Bend IN d. 9 Sept 1987 So Bend IN
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem.
f. George Rummel f. Alpheus Caywood
m. Mary Skinner m. Ellen Marie Johnson
ch: (adopted) 1/h Forrest Russell Norris
Marshall (1929- 1/m 1950, Joan Maddon
2/m 1954, Gwenolyn Nickolson
3/m 1978, Nancy Pott
oc. Heating Engineer, Rummel Heating oc. teacher "Dollie"
Resort Development, Lake Chapman, Warsaw, IN

F-146244
CARRIE BELL RUMMEL m 24 May 1958 Lester Edrick GAY 2/w
b. 19 Nov 1909 Elkhart IN b. 8 Nov 1901 Etna Green IN
d. 18 Apr 1974 Etna Green IN
bur. Etna Green Cem.
f. George Rummel f. Edwin Gay
m. Mary Skinner
nch son: Harold
oc. Sears Roebuck & Co. 33 yrs. oc. farmer/blueberries

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EMERY E. RUMMEL m Apr 1908 Dora CLAY
b. 14 Aug 1879 Nappanee IN b. 15 Apr 1888 Wakarusa IN
d. Dec 1948 Nappanee IN d. 6 Apr 1954 Nappanee IN
bur. Union Center Cem. bur. Union Center Cem.
f. Isaiah Rummel f. Henry Clay
m. Mariah Strycker m. Margaret Weldy
ch:
Agnes (1908- m. Louis Locksmondy
Frances (1910- nm
Maxine (1912- nm
Ralph (1914- m. 1945, Dorothy Gable
Bernice (1918- nm Parkersburg WVa
Violet (b/d 1930)
Everett (1923- m. 1947, Laura Brown
Paul (1930- m. 1951, Eleanor Kent
oc. farmer, so. Rummel Farm, Nappanee

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LAURA M. RUMMEL m Jesse PENROSE
b. 14 July 1889 Nappanee IN
d. 1968 Logansport IN
bur: Union Center Cemetery
f. Isaiah Rummel
m. Mariah Strycker
oc. farm hand of Isaiah R.
ch:
Evelyn (1919-1920)
Institutionalized following death of her daughter

Merle C Rummel
Church Historian


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