Joseph Elmer Vogel

9 April 1871–before 1910 (Age 38)
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph Elmer

When Joseph Elmer Vogel was born on 9 April 1871, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph P. Vogel, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Hassler, was 29. He married Sarah A. Wetzel on 25 June 1896, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died before 1910, at the age of 37.

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Joseph Elmer Vogel
Sarah A. Wetzel
Marriage: 25 June 1896
Harry Leon Vogel
Carl L. Vogel
Marian Vogel

Spouse and Children

25 June 1896
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Catharine Hassler




    Susan Elizabeth Vogel



    Edwin Lincoln Vogel


    Henry Grant Vogel



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 11

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a happy person or someone who liked to sing, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’. This name is found throughout central Europe, not only in German-speaking lands.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Foygl, cognate with 1 above.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph E Vogel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph E Vogel in household of Joseph Vogel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph E. Vogel, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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