D. M. Henkel
Susan Eger
Charles L. Henkel


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1. Arabelle Leas

Charles L. Henkel 2

  • Born: Bedford County, Virginia, USA
  • Marriage (1): Arabelle Leas in 1870 1

bullet  General Notes:

Charles L. HENKEL, druggist, Nokomis, was born in Virginia, son of Rev. D. M.
and Susan (EGER) HENKEL, his father being a Lutheran clergyman, as his forefathers
were of nine generations back; both parents were natives of Virginia, his mother
being a sister of HAVEMEYER, the great sugar refiner of New York. Our subject
received a good classical education; made chemistry a study, and, early in life,
engaged in his present vocation as clerk in a drug store at Richmond, Va., and
elsewhere; he began in the drug business in Nokomis in 1876, and is considered
an excellent pharmacist, having spent the greater part of his early life in
familiarizing himself with

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the details of his profession. He was married, in 1870, to Belle LEAS, born in
Jefferson County, Ohio, daughter of Leonard LEAS, Esq., a native of Adams County,
Penn., where he was born March 20, 1811, being now a resident of Nokomis. 1


Charles married Arabelle Leas, daughter of Leonard Leas and Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Campbell, in 1870.1 (Arabelle Leas was born on 15 Oct 1849.)



1 Norma Hass, USGenWeb Archives, History of Bond and Montgomery Counties Illinois 1882 - Part II,  (http://files.usgwarchives.org/il/montgomery/bios/nokomis.txt).

2 Kathryn Elizabeth (Leas) Stuart.

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