Ole Larson's Folks

Born on this date in 1856: Mary Eleanor Mohler (m. Beechel), Thiel’s great-grandmother. She died at age 37, from complications of childbirth, and was buried in Carroll, Iowa.

1922-1894 Mary inscription DSC_0157

Mary is one of Thiel’s two connections with the German Baptist Brethren. Mohler Church of the Brethren, in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, was founded by Mary Eleanor’s great-grandfather Daniel Mohler, around the year 1800. The congregation worships still in the building of 1849, built by an uncle of Mary Eleanor Mohler.  Read more …

Mohler Cumberland

Daniel Mohler stone


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