Chapter I of The Morkels – Family History by P.W. Morkel Chapter I of The Morkels – Family History by P.W. Morkel Openwire Webmaster on 27 January 2009 Philip William Morkel privately published his book on the genealogy and history of the family in 1961. He encouraged us to continue his work. Much of our stories come from his book. Here is Chapter 1. Category: Posted by Openwire Webmaster All Posts Leave a comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email.