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Jacob Rhoads Riblett
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1845
Pekin
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1917
Bellaire
Antrim County
Michigan, USA

Son of Henry Jacob Riblet and Harriet Rhoads. Married Fanny Jones in 1872 and again in 1879; Gladys Palmer in 1883; and Mrs. Minnie Helen Mitchell Amberg or Arnberg in 1899. Father of Frank Rhoads Riblett and Henry Riblett. Jacob graduated from West Point in 1872 and was a hospital steward in the 108th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. He later worked for several years as editor and publisher of several different newspapers. He died when his coat was caught in a belt on a job press in the Bellaire Independent office, throwing him to the floor and causing a brain concussion. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harriet Rhoads Riblet (1808 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Jones Riblett (1853 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Frank Rhoads Riblett (1873 - 1951)*
  Henry Riblett (1875 - 1875)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jacob Rhoads Riblett (1845 - 1917)
  Rebecca A. Riblett Elliott (1847 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Bellaire
Antrim County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 585
 
Created by: M Hodge
Record added: Mar 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35089524
Jacob Rhoads Riblett
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Jacob Rhoads Riblett
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Jacob Rhoads Riblett
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