Bazel Rupel, son of Peter and Christina Rupel, of this county, was born Jan. 29, 1833. He was married May 25,
1854, to Sarah J. Bronson, of this tp. Her parents are George W. and Mary (Corcons) Bronson. They have 3 children,
James T., born Oct. 20, 1855; M. L., born Oct. 3, 1857; and N. I., born Oct. 15, 1864. Mrs. Rupel was born Dec.
6, 1838. They are worthy members of Pleasant Grove Grange, No. 1550. Mr. R. is a Democrat. He received his education
in the common schools of the county. Was at Pike's Peak in 1860. Owns 50 acres of land. Mrs. Rupel's mother, nee
Mary Calkins, was born in Jamestown, N. Y., June 21, 1818, and her father, Caleb Calkins, was born in Vermont,
Aug. 27, 1790, and her mother, nee Susan Beardsley, was born, in Rhode Island, Nov. 27, 1790; they were married
in 1812. Geo. W. Bronson was born in Wayne county, O., Aug. 25, 1814, and was married in 1835, in Cass county,
Mich. Mr. Bronson's mother, nee Nancy Catheart, was born in New Jersey March 6, 1786, and his father, Reuben Bronson,
was born in Vermont Sept. 7, 1781; the two latter were married in 1804. Mr. R's P. 0. is South Bend.
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
St. Joseph County
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