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Samuel Ingels

Born:  23 May 1818

Birthplace:  Sutton, Meigs County, OH

Death:  16 May 1876

Buried:  San Benito Cemetery, San Benito, CA

Spouse:  Phoebe Jane Rambo (Ingels)

Married:  20 Aug 1844 in IA

Father: Joseph Ingels

Mother: Nancy Crooks (Ingels)

Children: Rosetta Jane Ingels, William "Bruce" Ingels, Cynthia Ann Ingels (Marks), Mahaska Belle Ingels (Braden), Walter Thomas Strange Ingels, Mary J. Ingels (Tuttle), Martha J. Ingels, Ella Ellen Ingels (Mace), George A. Ingels

 


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The inscription in the top peak reads GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. The lengthy Inscription below his age reads: 
What sad emotions fill my mind,
As o'er the grave I bend,
Where sleeps a husband true and kind,
My nearest earthly friend.


 

 

This is a three-sided monument. The fourth side is blank. The side shown is Martha's. The other two sides memorialize her parents, Samuel and Phoebe Ingels.


 

The 3 white scalloped plots are the Ingels. The closest is Samuel (head reads FATHER, while foot reads S.I.), the middle is Phoebe (head reads MOTHER, while foot reads P.I.), and the furthest is Martha (both head and foot read MARTHA J.)

 


 

This is a three-sided monument. The fourth side is blank. The side shown is Martha's. The other two sides memorialize her parents, Samuel and Phoebe Ingels.

 

 


Records & Info

Samuel Ingels and Phebe Ingels (Wilhoit) are twins.

 


Post Offices in the United States, 1851

   


1851 Iowa Census record, Oskaloosa Township, Mahaska County

 

 


1860 Iowa Census record, Oskaloosa Township, Mahaska County

 

 


1870 Iowa Census record, Oskaloosa Township, Mahaska County

 

 


 

Died -- INGELS -- at Fairview, Apr. 17, Mrs. Phoebe J. INGELS, a native
of Ohio, aged 77 years, 10 mos., 21 days. […one of the old residents of
this county and the mother of Thomas and George INGELS. While in feeble
health for sometime past yet, her death, which was the result of a
paralytic stroke was entirely unexpected…The funeral took place from her
late residence last Wednesday afternoon…] [from 4 May issue -- Phoebe J.
INGELS was born in the State of Ohio, May 29th, 1822. At the age of 22,
on August 20, 1844, she was united in marriage to Samuel INGELS in the
State of Iowa. Shortly after they settled in Oskaloosa, Iowa, where 10
children (4 sons & 6 daughters) were born to them. 3 sons and 4 daughters
are left to mourn…She leaves 22 grandchildren and 6 gr-grandchildren. In
the fall of 1875 they came to California for the benefit of her husband
and a daughter’s failing health. They settled in the home where she had
since resided. After only 6 months’ residence in the State and a little
over 4 months in their new home, the christian husband and father was
called from earth…2 years later the invalid daughter was summoned…]


 

Santa Clara County Pioneer, Civil War Veteran. At the age of eighteen, Bruce Ingels enlisted in Company H, of the Twenty-fifth Iowa Volunteer Infantry for three years. He was transferred to the Ninth Iowa Volunteer Veteran Infantry when they were home on furlough. He served under Grant, Sherman, and Logan until July 19, 1865, when he marched in review at Washington and he had the honor of marching with Sherman through Georgia.

In 1865 he returned home to Iowa and the following year he married Pathenia Larsh. In 1871 he came out to California on a prospecting tour and he liked San Francisco so much that he stayed for two years and worked at his trade. The next year he returned to Iowa but in 1882 he moved with his family to Hollister where he took up agriculture. In 1890 he moved to the San Juan Valley to engage in orcharding and twelve years later he sold everything and moved to Gilroy. Proprietor of the Marble and Granite Works until his retirement in April 1922. For twelve years he served as secretary of the Improved Order of Redmen. Son of Samuel Ingels and Phoebe Rambo.