Henry Bish Niebel

Brief Life History of Henry Bish

When Henry Bish Niebel was born on 18 December 1844, in Marion Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, his father, Levi Niebel, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Bish, was 28. He married Rachel C Starn on 16 May 1867, in Hancock, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Bloom Township, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 3 December 1904, in Marion Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Bish Niebel
Barbara Ann Echelbarger
Marriage: 18 February 1879
Charles Foster Niebel
Glenna Floyd Neibel
Myrtle Blanch Niebel
Clyde Ray Niebel

Sources (65)

  • Henry Niebel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973
  • Henry Neibel, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (7)


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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning


habitational name from Niebel near Treuenbrietzen, or possibly a topographic name from the medieval river name Nibel.

from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with nīt ‘eagerness, hatred’ + bald ‘brave’.

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

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