|Picture publish date 1906.|
Birth: May 28, 1832, France.
Death: Apr. 16, 1906
Wife: Mary U. Ott Offerle (1834 - 1895).
Authors note. He may had another wife name Elizabeth, married about 1889
Children: Abner Offerle (1855 - 1930), Oscar Offerle (1864 - 1955).
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Offerle, Ford County, Kansas.
Authors note. Offerle cemetery is one mile north-west of Offerle and is in Ford county.
Lawrence Offerle came to Edwards county and settled in Trenton township in section7. He was a Merchant, Farmer and Stock Raiser. He was one of the earliest settlers in Edwards county and was the founder of Offerle, Kansas.