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Re: Origin of the name? Query for B. Ring
Posted by: Donna L. Williams Date: July 17, 2001 at 21:08:48
In Reply to: Origin of the name? Query for B. Ring by John Francis Caples of 325

I have a few paragraphs about Jacob Capple who in 1852 with his Prussia born wife, Mary Elizabeth emigrated from Germany settling in the Port Washington area of eastern Ohio. Apparently he was a prominent musican in Europe. Playing and conducting for many bands and orchestras on the continent. In this country However, he became a prosperous farmer in Clay township. ECT. The article goes on to tell how many of his grandson became a well know musician in the area

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