Philip Melancthon Henkel

Brief Life History of Philip Melancthon

When Philip Melancthon Henkel was born on 7 September 1818, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Rev. Andrew Henkel, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Trout, was 26. He married Charlotte Margaret Emerick on 6 June 1841, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Eau Claire, Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 7 September 1915, in Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 97.

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Philip Melancthon Henkel
Charlotte Margaret Emerick
Marriage: 6 June 1841
Charles D. Henkel
Frederick Henkel
Minnie Henkel
S W Gardiner
Louisa Catherine Henkel
Mary Adelaide Henkel
Amelia L Henkel
Sister Charlotte Mary Henkel
Anna Vandalaine Henkel

Sources (16)

  • Phil M Henkel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Phillip M. Henkel, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Philip M Henkel, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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Historical Information 1828: Elkhart, Indiana, United States


Michigan is the 26th state.


Iowa is the 29th state.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Wolfgang, Fritz, Klaus, Othmar, Otto, Ralf, Rudi, Bernd, Bodo, Dietrich.

German: from a pet form of the personal name Henk . Compare Hengel .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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