August Kiel was born 11 November 1843 in Hanover, Germany and died 12 November 1920 Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, United States of unspecified causes. He married Johanna Grugel (1849-1926) 1868 .
In 1865 August Kiel immigrated from Germany aboard the Iris, departing Bremen, Germany, and arriving New York City November 11, 1865 with a destination of Chicago, Illinois. He was a naturalized citizen of the United States. Kiel settled first in Schaumberg Township of Cook County, Illinois, where he worked as a wagon maker. By 1900 he had moved to a rented farm in Plato Township of Kane County, Illinois; and by 1910 he was a dairy farmer living on a rented farm in Burlington Township of Kane County, Illinois.
August Kiel's wagon-making and blacksmith shop.
|Offspring of August Kiel and Johanna Grugel (1849-1926)|
|August Kiel (1870-1954)||1870 Cook County, Illinois, United States||1954||Mina S. C. Pries (1878-1966)|
|Wilhelm Kiel (1873-1913)||3 May 1873 Cook County, Illinois, United States||28 June 1913|
|Maria Kiel (1874-?)||May 1874 Cook County, Illinois, United States||A. Delbert Pease (1857-)|
|Frederick Kiel (1877-?)||1877 Cook County, Illinois, United States||Bertha H. Krohn (c1884-)|
|Louis Kiel (?-?)|
|Henry Kiel (1881-1955)||14 October 1881||26 August 1955|
|Emil Kiel (1884-1972)||31 October 1884||27 November 1972||Emma Steige (1890-1915) Emma Steige (1890-1915) Min (bef1971-)|
|Mathilda Kiel (1887-?)||December 1887||1975||George S. Roberts (1876-1947)|
|Emma Augusta Kiel (1890-1983)||1 October 1890 North Plato, Kane County, Illinois, United States||18 November 1983 Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois, United States||Sylvester Sylvanis Doty (1885-1953)|
- ^ New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957. Ancestry.com retrieved May 30, 2007.