Bartel8 (Jennie Queen7, Benjamin F. Queen6,
Frances “Fanny” Eby5, Benjamin Eby4, Michael Eby3,
Christian Eby2, Theodorus Eby1) was born 29 JUN 1897 at
Toledo, Ohio. Living at3418 Summit Ave., Toledo,
Ohio, he enlisted in the U.S.
Army 3 SEP 1918.He was discharged 12
DEC 1918.He had been in 3 Co. 1 Training Battalion, 158 Depot Brigade to
discharge.Honorable discharge as
Ben married first Alma Mary O'Harra, daughter of William
Henry and Carrie Catherine (Dempsey) O'Harra of Findlay and Toledo, OH.
Ben and Almaresided at 3412 Summit St., Toledo,
Ohio in 1920. The couple had
one daughter, Ellen Jane Bartelle.
The couple was married by a Justice of the Peace 24 July 1920 in Detroit, Michigan.
Ben was 24 and Alma
was 18.Ben spelled his surname
"Bartelle" on the marriage license.Divorce proceedings were started 27 SEP 1928 back in Toledo,
Lucas Co., Ohio.The divorce was final 17 JAN 1929 and custody of daughter
Ellen Jane was awarded to her paternal grandmother, Jennie Richmond.The surname was spelled "Bartel" in
the court papers.
Ben married second Mabel Fern Ackley on 23 JAN 1928 (probably 1929), in Angola, IN. Fern was the daughter of Frank and
Hattie (Eckel) Ackley, of Freesoil,
MI. The couple became the parents
of six children.
Ben and Fern should have been listed in the 1930 federal
census -- probably living with or near Ben's mother Jennie and her husband
Charles Richmond in Sylvania,
Ohio.However, I could not find a listing for the
couple.Ben's daughter Ellen, 8, was
living with his mother; his sister Bessie Kronsberger and her husband Ferdinand
were living next door.
After many years living in Sylvania,
OH, Ben moved his growing family to a small
farm outside Ida, MI.Members of the family continue to reside their today (2003).
Ben was a machine repairman at the Dana Corp, in Toledo, and a member of
Local 23, United Auto Workers, when he died of lung cancer 7 MAR 1961.He was also a member of the ZionLutheranChurch, Summerfield, MI.
Fern died 8 DEC 1989 at Ida, MI. Ben and Fern are buried at ToledoMemorial Park
in Sylvania, Ohio.
Ben and Alma were the parents of:
Jane Bartelle, born 5 DEC 1921 at Sylvania,
Lucas County, OH(more
of whom below).
Ben and Fern were the parents of:
Fern, born summer 1929; died 25 OCT 1929.Marion
the age of three months.She is buried
at ToledoMemorial ParkCemetery but there is no grave
marker at this time (2000).Sister
that her mother Fern had always wished to have the child buriedwith her, and Barbara
may have the remains exhumed and reburied withher
parents who are also resting in the same cemetery.
Newton, born 22 MAR 1931
at Sylvania; married first DorothyLavoy and second
24 FEB 1967 Ann
Louise Frazure, born 9 AUG
1936 atToledo. Jerry was a
retired security officer at the time of his death.Having
no children of his own, he took a special interest in his secondwife's
daughter and family, as well as in his many nieces and nephews.
was very active in the ZionEvangelicalLutheranChurch outsideIda,
Michigan.He is buried in the church cemetery.Sisters Barbara andRachel (Ricky), as well as Ricky's
husband, Earl Weiler, plan to be buriedthere,
was instrumental in building a baseball field and recreationalbuildings
behind the church.There is a large
cross behind the field whichwas
also Jerry's idea, according to sister Barbara.He has left a majorlegacy
for the whole community.
(MI) Evening News, July 28,
1996: Gerald N. Bartel
-- Gerald (Jerry) N. Bartel, 65, of Ida died
at Saturday in hishome.He had been ill for a year. Friends may call
from to Monday
in the Capaul Funeral Home.He will lie
in state Tuesday at ZionEvangelical
Lutheran Church, Petersburg,
from until , whenservices
will be held.The Rev. Albert Nelson,
pastor, will officiate andburial
will be in the church cemetery.
March 22, 1931,
in Sylvania, Ohio, he was the son of Benjamin andMabel F.
(Ackley) Bartel.He was formerly married
to Ann Frazure.
was employed by Shur-Grow Nursery of Toledo, Ohio, and was asecurity guard with
police powers for Pinkerton Security in Toledo,
in1993.A Korean War veteran, he served
in the Air Force.
was an elder for ZionLutheranChurch
and served as a bell ringer andon
the church council.He also was director
of the vacation Bible school there
and a driving force behind construction of All Saints Memorial Park, a recreational complex next
to the church.
worked as an usher and ticket taker for the University of Toledo's
and baseball games.He also was a member
are a daughter, Laurel Shrontz of Beaumont,
James of Toledo and Robert of Orlando, FL; two sisters BarbaraBartel and Mrs.
Earl (Rachel) Weiler, both of Ida; a stepsister, Ellen Shullaw of Lansing; two granddaughters, and
may be made to Zion All Saints Memorial Park or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
R., born 30 SEP 1935
married first Phyllis Burgard;and
second on 29 DEC 1982 Lila Burnham, born 25 MAR 1944.
Monroe Evening News,
Sat., April 11, 1998:
Sept. 30, 1935 - April 9, 1998
James Bartel, 62, of Toledo, formerly of Ida,
died at Tuesday in the ToledoHospital.
Friends may call from
to Monday at the Capaul Funeral Home,
Ida.Services will be at Tuesday in the funeral home.The Rev. Albert Nelson, pastor of ZionEvangelical
Lutheran Church, Petersburg,
will officiate.Burial will be atToledoMemorial Park,
Sept. 30, 1935,
in Sylvania, Ohio, he was the son of Benjamin C. andMable
Fern (Ackley) Bartel.He married Lila
Burnham Dec. 29, 1982,
was an electrician at Dana Corp. for 34 years.He retired in 1994.Hewas
a bus driver for Tour Bus Lake Front Lines and the Jet Express. Heserved in the
Air Force from November, 1935 (sic), until October, 1957.
was a former member of ZionEvangelicalLutheranChurch; Aerie197, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Toledo post of the
Veterans of Foreign
addition to his wife, he is survived by six sons, James R. Bartel II of Ida,
Benjamin Bartel, Craig Bartel, Brant Augustyntak, Grant Augustyntak and
Mark Augustyntak, all of Toledo;
two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Lorra) Smead
of Rosecity, Ind.,
and Maryann B. Bartel of Toledo; a brotherRobert of Orlando,
Fla; two sisters, Barbara Bartel of Ida and Mrs. Earl(Rachel) Weiler of Ida; a half-sister
Ellen Shullaw of Lansing, Ill., and 19 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald, in 1996. Memorials
may be made to the American Cancer Foundation.
and Phyllis were the parents of:
R. Jr., born 12 APR 1960; married Debbie Billings.Jim and
Debbie were the parents of:
Richard, born 5 MAY 1981;
Lee, born 6 DEC 1982;
Nicole, born 20 DEC 1987.
Beth, born 25 JAN 1961.
Maryann was the mother of:
Benjamin Bartel, born 16
Jade Bartel, born 31
Edwin Bartel, born 10 DEC 1988;
Joseph Bartel, born 1 SEP
born in 1994; Barbara Bartel's 1994 Christmas note indicated:"Jim also had another grandchild -- Maryann's."
Fern, born 11 FEB 1962;
married Wayne Smead.Larra and
Wayne were the parents of:
Wayne, born 28 MAY 1982;
born 6 FEB 1983;
born 17 JUN 1984;
Tracy, born 28 MAY 1985;
born 6 DEC 1988.
Joseph, born 20 AUG 1963;
married JuliaNowakowski. Ben and Julia were the
Lynn, born 23 JUL 1988;
Rae, born 10 NOV 1992.
born 26 JUL 1976
Benjamin, born 8 AUG 1937
married first Phyllis, and
second 29 NOV 1958
Donna Hearson, born 18 SEP
1939.Robert andhis family live in Longwood, FL. Robert is a contractor. While most of the family
remains Lutheran, this branch has embraced the Jehovah'sWitnesses
and Phyllis were the parents of:
Robert Keith, born 9 FEB 1957; married first Joyce Bineger; married a second time,
divorced, and is currently(1993)
living in Ida, MI. Robert
and Joyce were the parents of: [a]Robert
Travis, born 15 OCT
and Donna were the parents of:
Newton II, born 26 AUG
1960; married 27 DEC 1986 Eileen Frances Thompson, born 14 OCT 1966.Gerald
and Eileen were living in Sanford,
FL, in 1993.I understand
they were divorced in 1994.
Ann, born 24 JAN 1962;
married 4 SEP 1981Frealin Craft, born 26 OCT 1960. Cynthia's
family was living
in Ann Arbor, MI, in 1993.Cynthia and Frealinwere
the parents of:
Marie, born 18 AUG 1982;
Ann, born 21 JAN 1985.
Benjamin, born 13 APR 1963. Travels extensively in his work. Remodels
hotels. Living in Fort Lauderdale,
FL, in 1993.Living in CooperCity, FL, in 1994.
Elizabeth, 24 DEC 1964; married 19 APR 1986 Terry Lynn McInnis, born 25 DEC 1963. Couple living inChelsea, MI,
Marie, born 16 SEP 1967;
married 17 NOV 1990Paul Scott Algeri, born 16 FEB 1962. Family living
in LakeMary, FL,
in 1993.Dianna and Paul were the
[a]Elaina Marie, born 31 JAN 1993;
[b]Jason Scott, born 2 JUN 1995.
Charles; born 18 DEC 1968; married 15 MAY1993 Diann Christine
Lucas, born 8 JAN 1975.
in Jupiter, FL, in 1993.
Juanita Starr, born 23
FEB 1978, informal adoption.Jennifer living at home in Longwood, FL, in1993. Jennifer was the mother of:
Ann Morgan Proctor, born 30
Lorraine, born 14 SEP
1944 at Sylvania.Barbara remained single, inherited the family farm
on Ida Center Road
and continues toprovide
the family focal point for generations of Bartels.
Ann, born 12 JAN 1948
married Earl Weiler. Rachel,also
known as Ricky, and her family also live on the family property onIda Center Road, Ida,
MI, next door to sister
Barbara.Rachel and Earl arethe parents of:
Benjamin, born 16 MAY
1970; married 23
AUG 1997, Catherine H. Evaneiv.The wedding was conducted during theMichigan
Renaissance Festival with other couples on the "jousting field."Promotional materials suggested participants
eternal youth when betrothed couples take their vows duringthe Wedding of the Century. Witness the splendor of the
of Hollygrove's own King and Queen."Admissionprices
were $12.95 for adults at the gate and $11.50 in advance;and
$5.95 for children (ages 5-12) at the gate, and $5.00 inadvance.