- Born: 5 Sep 1855, Irondequoit, Monroe, New York
- Marriage: Fredericka "Rickey" Kerber on 15 May 1884 in Rochester, New York 2
- Died: 24 Nov 1918, Rochester, New York at age 63
- Buried: 27 Nov 1918, Mt. Hope Cemetary, Rochester, Monroe, NY
Patrolman, Rochester Police Department 1902-1918 (appointed 17 Mar 1902)
1888-1889 Home at 6th Ave near Bay
1884 beds at 8 Weeger (58)
1881 w/George at 277 St. Joseph
1883 living w/Gottlieb at 22 Miller
1900 65 Sixth
1903 movd to 173 Sixth
November 1901: ADAM APFEL, Respondent, v. JAMES D. CASEY, as Commissioner of Public Safety of the City of Rochester, Appellant. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of The State of New York...
New York Appellate Division Reports - PEOPLE EX REL. APFEL v. CASEY, 66 App. Div. 211 (1901)
The sole question litigated in this proceeding was whether or not the relator's diminutive stature was such a physical disqualification as justified the defendant in refusing to assign him to duty upon the regular police force of the city.
Cirhosis of Liver
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Policeman 1902; railroad switchman 1880-1885; Tailor 1886-1890.
• Religion: Lutheran.
Adam married Fredericka "Rickey" Kerber, daughter of Frederick Kerber and Friederike Holzerland, on 15 May 1884 in Rochester, New York.2 (Fredericka "Rickey" Kerber was born on 26 Aug 1863 in Germany, died in Mar 1927 in Rochester, New York and was buried on 7 Mar 1927 in Mt. Hope Cemetary, Rochester, Monroe, NY.)
Listed as "John A. Apfel" in Rochester marraige license, May 15, 1884
United Evangelical Salem Church 3