Welcome to the Gehlen (Guellen) Family Page!

Updated: 18 October 2009

If you have information (births, marriages, deaths, obituaries, photographs, diaries, etc.) on the Gehlen or related families, please contact Jim Adams (adamsmckain at gmail.com) for inclusion on these pages.

Descendants of Peter (Jean Pierre) Gehlen (b. 02 Nov 1817 in Olm, Luxembourg; d. 22 March 1879 in Le Mars, Plymouth, IA) & Mary Catherine Freyman (b. 22 Jan 1822 in Olm; d. 1896 in Le Mars), daughter of Peter & Barbara (Kirbach) Freymann. . They were married 23 Feb 1846 in Olm, Luxembourg and had two sons:
1. Peter Gehlen (06 Dec 1846 in Dubuque, IA; d. 28 Feb 1847 in Dubuque)
2. John H. Gehlen (b. 1856 in Jackson County, IA; d. in Le Mars, IA) married Sarah Gallagher.

Peter Gehlen at GenForum

Gehlen Family Genealogy Forum

History of Iowa

Darrin Schneider Family Tree at Ancestry.com

St. Donatus, IA (Wikipedia)

St. Donatus (Suzanne Bunkers)

Reflections of Luxembourg in the Rural Midwestern USA (Suzanne Bunkers)

Fischbach, Gehlen history (Teddy Noyes)

Catholic Education Established in Le Mars in 1875

Gehlen Inn & Guest House (History and photographs)

Jackson County Historic Barns -- The 1839 Gehlen Barn -- Salt Box Style Barn (Google books)

Luxemburg Beautiful -- St. Donatus, IA

Margaret Gehlen & John Scheckel

National Register of Historic Places -- The Gehlen House & Barn

Gehlens in Herrnsheim, Germany

Families in Seinsfeld, Eifel, Germany

Gehlen search results on pipl.com

Gehlen search results at geni.com

Gehlen Linked In directory

Olive drap wool work tunic for sale with Peter Gehlen name