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Rieder, Peter family.
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[ca. 1850]-1911 (Creation)
- Peter Rieder Family
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7 cm of textual records and one oversize item
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Peter Rieder (1850-1936) was born in Perth Township July 27, 1850 to Daniel Rieder of Switzerland and Christina Goettinger Rieder of Germany. Peter was one of eleven children which included both full siblings and half siblings born to his mother and her second husband Conrad Kabel, who she married after Daniel Rieder's death.
By 1877 Rieder was living in New Hamburg and was married to Emeline Merner Rieder (April 27 1857-January 17 1940), daughter of Christian Merner and Elizabeth Young Merner. Peter was also partners in Rieder and Ruby, General Merchants of New Hamburg, possibly with Emmanual Ruby (1844-1883).
Peter and Emiline had nine children, Talmon Henry (1878), Maude Matilda (1880), Idella Rose (1882), Elmer Alfred (1884), Lauretta Elizabeth (1886), Esther Emiline (1891), Eva Sarah (1892), Mary (1896), Alma (1900).
Peter Rieder retired in 1912 and died May 31, 1936 at the age of 85. Emiline died January 17, 1940 at the age of 82.
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Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Peter Rieder and his family. Includes a mid nineteenth century scrapbook, correspondence, and ephemera.
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