Updated:23 May 2024

Martin Merkel

Martin Merkel
Martin Merkel

Born: 9 Nov. 1843 Iffezheim, Germany

Maria Zoller: Born: 6 Aug. 1847 Iffezheim, Germany

Martin and Maria were married 7 Oct. 1872 in Iffezheim, Germany

Immigrated to Rochester, NY in 1880 with 2 or perhaps 3 of their 6 children.


Here is a link to Martin Merkel.

While researching my Merkel families in Rochester, NY,  I've accumulated names for a number of people that belong to other Merkel families in the Rochester area. This is what I have on Merkel and Maria ZollerThey had six children. Two or possibility three of their children came with them to Rochester in 1880.

Martin Merkel is related to Eusebius Merkel. Eusebius and Martin can trace their ancestors back to Laurentius Merkel from Iffezheim, Germany in  the 1600's.


10 Ames St. Rochester, NY. - 1880 census - Martin and wife Mary with son Stephan and daughter Brigitta.

7 Lorenze St. Rochester, NY. - 1900 census - Stephan and wife Anna with daughter Elsie.

19 Rugraff St. Rochester, NY. - 1920 census - Stephan and wife Anna with son Arthur. Also listed is daughter Elsie and son in law Sylvester Hartman.

19 Rugraff St. Rochester, NY. - 1930 census - Stephan and wife Anna only

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