George Rumel

20 April 1817–1 December 1886 (Age 69)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

When George Rumel was born on 20 April 1817, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Rumel, was 24 and his mother, Julia Anna Christler, was 21. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Penelope Stilts or Stiller. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 1 December 1886, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Rumel
Penelope Stilts or Stiller
George Washington Rumel
Julia Lowry Rumel
Salie Proctor Rumel
Mary E. Rumel

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Rum, a room, and el, indicating a person, meaning a roommate

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Sources (3)

  • George Rumel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Rumell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Rumel, "United States Census, 1870"

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