Name: Isaac HUMMEL
Birth: 8 OCT 1814 in Brecknock Township, Alleganey, Pennsylvania
Death: 21 MAR 1904 in Afolkey, Stephenson County, Illinois
Census: 1850 Shows wife and one child, Catherine age 1, in Buckeye, Stephenson Co. Illinois. Frank, age 4, is shown on another sheet. Isaac is listed as a plasterer.
Census: 1860 shows wife and six kids (Frank,Catherine, Susan, Caroline, Mary, and Leah) living in Buckeye Township, Cederville P.O., Stephenson County, Illinois. Listed as farmer, with Real Estate listed at $1200 and Personal Estate at $200
Census: 1870 shows wife and seven kids( Frank, Susan, Caroline, Mary, Leah, Sarah, and George) living at Jefferson Township, Juda P.O., Green County, Wisconsin. Isaac and Frank listed as farmers, with Real estate of $3,600 and Personal Estate of $3,500.
Census: 1880 shows wife and three kids (George, Leah, and Sarah) in Jefferson Township, Green County. Listed as farmer. Son Franklin and family listed after him, indicating he worked another farm close by.
Census: 1900 shows Isaac, age 85, and Mary, age 75, boarding with son George and wife Edith in Jefferson Twsp., Green Co., Wisconsin
Burial: Afolkey Church cemetery in Afolkey, Illinois. South Half Row 11.
Note Could not read cause of death on the " Certificate of Death". Was 89+ years of age.
Religion: Isaac and son Franklin, were two of the four individuals who incorporated The Emanuel Church of the Evangelicall Association in Fairfield, Jeffersoon Twsp., Green Co., WI on February 5, 1886.
Will: 27 SEP 1893 His will was signed on this date and probated May 23, 1904.
Afolkey, Illinois is located between Orangeville, Rock City and Dakota, in Stevenson County.
This is just south of the state line, below Monroe and Clarno, Wisconsin, which are in Green County.
Land deeds of September 19, 1864, April 21, 1866, and May 20, 1870 have Isaac buying land in Section 32 of Jefferson Township, Green County, Wisconsin. This land was on or close to the Illinois-
Wisconsin line southeast of Monroe, WI. On July 5, 1886, according to deed, he sold a part of this land to his son, Franklin. After his death in 1904, his wife sold the balance on February 24, 1905 to Edward Timm. See Franklin Hummel notes.
Green County Land Deeds on hand
Year Page Buyer Seller Section
1864 32-281 Isaac Hummel Sepe Starr 32
1866 31-343 Isaac Hummel Jesse Starr 32
1870 42-128 Isaac Hummel John Druck 32
1886 85-199 Franklin Hummel Isaac Hummel 32
1905 67-570 Edward Timm Mary Hummel et al 32
Father: Jacob HUMMEL b: 5 FEB 1778 in Pennsylvania
Mother: Maria HERBIN b: 6 OCT 1783 in Pennsylvania
Maria KOHL b: 16 DEC 1824 in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
in Berks County, Pennsylvania
- Benjamin Franklin HUMMEL b: 2 MAY 1847 in Berks County, Pennsylvania
- Christine HUMMEL b: 4 OCT 1849 in Orangeville, Stephenson Counnty, Illinois
- Caroline HUMMEL b: 10 JUL 1852 in Orangeville, Illinois
- Mary Ellen HUMMEL b: 13 OCT 1853 in Orangeville, Illinois
- Susan HUMMEL b: 30 NOV 1853 in Orangeville, Illinois
- Leah HUMMEL b: 15 MAR 1856 in Orangeville, Illinois
- Sarah F. HUMMEL b: 8 MAR 1863 in Orangeville, Illinois
- George H. HUMMEL b: 28 SEP 1867 in Fairfield, Wisconsin