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Farms in America of
our Ancestors from Emsland

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Farm of Emigrant Gerhard Wessel Kopel
in Marshall County, IA

Gerhard Wessel Kopel emigrated from Leschede, Emsbueren by 1872
when he married Elisabeth Anna Puls in Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL.
They moved to Marshall County, IA between 1875 and 1880.
Gerhard Wessel died in Marshall County, IA, in 1890.

The photo above of Gerhard Wessel Kopel's farm was taken in the 1950s.

Photo courtesy of Dave Halm.
Source of photo - Haverhill, Iowa Centenial 1882-1982.


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