Nelson Langel

b. Apr 20, 1915, d. Oct 22, 1989
FatherAugustus David Langel1,2,3,4 b. Nov 25, 1888, d. Mar 1, 1968
MotherPlinna Emily Morrow1,5,3,4 b. 1892, d. Oct 1, 1963
     Nelson Langel was born on Apr 20, 1915 in Newark, Licking Co, OH.1,6,3,4,7
     Nelson Langel was listed as a son in Augustus David Langel's household on the 1920 Census in Lima Township, Licking Co, OH.1
     Nelson Langel was listed as a son in Augustus David Langel's household on the 1930 Census in Rodugee? Road, Harrison Township, Licking Co, OH.4
     Nelson Langel and Audrey A. Langel had calves place in the Ayrshire calf class in the Licking Creek 4-H calf club exhibits at the Ohio State Fair in Aug, 1930 in OH. Audrey's calf came in seventh and Nelson's, ninth. Nelson's cow came in first in the Ayshire cow 4-H class.8
     Nelson Langel was injured in a automobile accident in 1934 in Franklin Co, OH.9
     Nelson attended in Ohio State University, OH, in 1935. He won several awards in the dairy department..10,11
     He married Helen Bounds.3
     Nelson Langel owned and farmed in Scotch Haven Farms, OH.3
     Nelson Langel was a member of the Licking County Pure Bred Registered Dairy Calf club. The club struggled to stay active during WWII.12
     Nelson Langel was one of the county Neighborhood War Leaders for Harrison Township on Nov 25, 1942 in Licking Co, OH.13
     Nelson Langel lived in Oct, 1963 in Kirkersville, Licking Co, OH.5
     Nelson Langel lived in Mar, 1968 in Kirkersville, Licking Co, OH.2
     He was a 50-year member of the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame, having shown cattle at the fair for 63 years.3
     Nelson Langel was a member of Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association in OH; he was president.3
     Nelson Langel was a member of Licking County Agrarian Club in 1983 in Licking Co, OH; veteran member and past president.3
     Nelson Langel was a member of Kirkersville United Methodist church, in Kirkersville, Licking Co, OH.3
     Nelson Langel and Helen Langel lived in Reynoldsburg, Franklin Co, OH.6,3
     Nelson Langel died on Oct 22, 1989 in at home, Reynoldsburg, Franklin Co, OH, at age 74.6,3,7 An obituary was published on Oct 24, 1989 in the Columbus Dispatch in Columbus, Franklin Co, OH.3 Nelson's funeral was held on Oct 25, 1989 at Emerson-Newkirk-Warehime Funeral Home in Kirkersville, Licking Co, OH.3 He was buried circa Oct 25, 1989 at Kirkersville Cemetery, in Kirkersville, Licking Co, in OH.3,7
Nelson Langel
Kirkersville Cemetery, Ohio
Photo by Julia Langel, May 16, 2012
Image credit: Julia Langel


Helen Bounds b. April 14, 1917, d. January 31, 2008


  1. [S621] 1920 U. S. Census population schedule, Ohio, Licking County, Lima Township, ED 136, sheet 10A, line 4, farm, dwelling 230, family 234, Ohio, Licking County.
  2. [S766] Columbus Dispatch, March 1, 1968, page 26A, column 3.
  3. [S862] Columbus Dispatch, October 24, 1989, page 6D, column 2.
  4. [S1163] 1930 U.S. Census, Ohio, Licking County, Harrison township, ED 13, sheet 4B, line 73, dwelling 106, family 107, Ohio, Licking County.
  5. [S790] Columbus Dispatch, October 1, 1963, page 8A, column 2.
  6. [S622] Nelson Langel, Social Security Death Index.
  7. [S2438] Helen Langel and Nelson Langel Cemetery Marker, Kirkersville Cemetery, Kirkersville, Licking Co, OH.
  8. [S1515] Newark Advocate, Sept 17, 1930, page 8.
  9. [S1391] Newark Advocate, May 23, 1934, page 10.
  10. [S243] Interview, Everett Adam Langel, December 27, 1999.
  11. [S1504] Newark Advocate and American Tribune, November 14, 1935, page number illegible.
  12. [S1503] Newark Advocate and American Tribune, November 6, 1942, page 15, column 6.
  13. [S1501] Newark Advocate and American Tribune, November 27, 1942, page 10, column 2.
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