Beghtel Oliver Family
This site is dedicated, not only to descendants of the Beghtel and Oliver families but
to the life and times of Urbana, Wabash County, Indiana. We have pictures from
their times, stories of their lives and even their recipes. We also have some
information on community of Hopewell in Lagro Township, where the Olivers first
settled. We hope you will share with us any knowledge you have of this community
and their times. Click on the headings below to see more.
Village of Urbana - Wabash County Indiana
Beghtel & Oliver Family
Peter & Eve Kline Beghtel
Tom and Mary Frances Harter Oliver
Peter and Eve Beghtel came from Starke & Tuscarawas counties in Ohio. They first settled in Noble
Township. Their son, Jacob with wife Mary Jane Rousey settled in Urbana.

Benjamin and Sebthany Westlake Oliver came from Montgomery County Ohio settling in village of
Hopewell in Lagro Township. One of their 9 children, Tomas, married Mary Francis Harter where they
settled in Urbana. Their son, Ralph married Lulu Beghtel, daughter of Jacob and Mary Jane Beghtel.

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