Michael Arthur Fell born 1849 supposedly Tiffen Ohio, Can't find birth record

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Michael  Arthur Fell born 1849, supposedly in 1849. He lists Tiffin, Ohio as Birth place. I have already checked with local Ohio lib and they have no record. I know he married Barbara Kautz in 1873. He moved to Detroit Mich in 1870. I am looking for his father, Jacob or John Jacob from Wittenburg Germany. I need true mother's name for Michael and correct birth place.

I also need to know when Jacob Fell was born, immigrated to USA and his parents.
in Genealogy Help by Kathleen Morrison G2G Rookie (250 points)

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1860 US Census Big Spring, Seneca, Ohio. Seneca is same county as Tiffin is located. Seem to be living with older brother and sister. Jacob and Dorathy born in W├╝rttemberg, which was an indepedent kingdom at the time, now part of Germany.  Per the census, Jacob seems to young to be Michael's father.

Good hunting!

Name:

  Michael Felle
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1849
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Ohio
Home in 1860: Big Spring, Seneca, Ohio
Post Office: Adrian
Family Number: 667
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Jacob Felle 23
Dorathy Felle 28
Magdalene Felle 10
Michael Felle 11
Ichabod Felle 6
Mary Felle 2
Jacob Felle 15

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by Jim Parish G2G6 Pilot (158k points)
selected by CharLaurelle Robert-Bauch
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A lot of Germans immigrated to Penn area in the 1700 and 1800. You be able to find some information in the Reading area.
by Paul Haag G2G Crew (360 points)

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