The Strobels of Southern Indiana

Independent and non-commercial  ©2000-2013 Henry and Paul Strobel

The "Strobels of Southern Indiana" includes three "branches" that settled along the Ohio River from about the same place in Germany at about the same time. Many moved on to Tennessee, Arkansas, Oregon, etc. There are over 4300 persons, including relatives by marriage (in-laws) - quality information, individually entered. Thanks to all who helped! I appreciate and attend promptly to your additions, suggestions, corrections, and questions. Please E-Mail

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Explore our Family Tree (Updated December 8, 2013)

Branch 1 "St. Meinrad" (the authors')      Branch 2 "Cannelton"      Branch 3 "New Albany (Floyd County)"

(alphabetical) Photos and PDFs        Gallery of 500+ Photos

(Try clicking on a photo to magnify/unmagnify it, or zoom in/out on a pdf. Photos may be duplicated.)

Gernsbach-Gaggenau Map     Where They Came From     Perry County, Indiana, A History


Some German emigration records for three "branches" that settled in Spencer, Perry, Floyd/Clark counties in Southern Indiana

St. Meinrad, Indiana

View of St. Meinrad Abbey from Paul's and Henry's father's birthplace. As a youth he labored on its construction.

Catherine and Henry StrobelMarriage Record, Martin and TheresiaDistinguished Service Cross

The authors' parents, Catherine and Henry Strobel, late of Tell City, Indiana. The manuscript is the 1824 marriage record of Martin and Theresia Schiel Strobel, the authors' great-great grandparents. The widow Theresia and children came to southern Indiana in 1846.

St. Meinrad, Indiana

Ruth & Paul, Henry & Susan Strobel in 1985.

(Henry's other pages)