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The Riegel Genealogy Webpage

Dear Riegel friends !

This webpage is a place about the Riegel family, the surname and the history of its people. It has been a history of many migrations and emigrations since 17th century for several reasons. So it came that the surname Riegel is now widely spread in the world, mostly in Germany (abt. 3000 times) and USA (abt. 5000 times). May be not all of us are really related to each other, but it would be nice to find out as far as possible.

Our story begins around 1650, when Mattheis Riehell, probably cooper, came with his wife Maria and children from Münster Emmel (Piesport/Mosel) to Becherbach in the Palatinate ...

Riegel places in Germany

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The Riegel Genealogy Webpage is your place. If you have any information about our family you want to put here, please send me an eMail.

collected by:

Stefan Riegel