Michael Broehl

Male8 August 1824–25 October 1896

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Broehl was born on 8 August 1824, in Altenburg, Naumburg, Saxony, Germany, his father, Johann Broehl, was 29 and his mother, Justina, was 27. He married Anna Gumprecht on 26 April 1855, in Saxe-Altenburg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Logan, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 25 October 1896, in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logan Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Michael? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Michael Broehl
Anna Gumprecht
Marriage: 26 April 1855
Martha Wilhelmina Broehl
John Michael Broehl
Anna M Broehl
Augusta Henrietta Broehl

Sources (14)

  • Michael Brochl, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Michael Broehl - Government record: birth: 8 August 1824; Altenburg, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
  • Michael Proehl (Broehl) in the Saxony and Thuringia, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1591-1875

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1855Saxe-Altenburg, Germany
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Logan, Illinois, United States


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Arno, Darrold, Dieter, Erwin, Klaus, Otmar, Otto.

    German (Pröhl):

    habitational name from any of several places so named in eastern Germany.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.