Biography - Martin Vogal

Martin VOGAL, farmer, P. O. Walshville, born in Baden, Germany, in 1826. His parents, Martin and Margaret (BOWER) VOGAL, were both natives of Germany; his father, who was a farmer, died there; subject, the third child of a family of eight children, received his education in his native town, and worked out for many years as a farm hand, and has been farming on his own account in Montgomery County for a long period. He has been twice married at Belleville, St. Clair Co., Ill., and at St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. Vogal, whose maiden name was KALA, was born in Hanover, Germany; her parents, Henry and Mary (MYER) KALA were natives of that country. Mr. VOGAL has four children - Martin, Mary, Fred, and George. He is a Republican, and a member of the Lutheran Church.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 199.

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