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 Elizabeth <I>Schuhmacher</I> Rieber

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Elizabeth Schuhmacher Rieber

  • Birth 13 Sep 1824 Germany
  • Death 9 Mar 1916 Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 46446075

Widow of Peter Rieber (1824-1869)

OBITUARY
March 10, 1916, Evansville Courier:
AGED WOMAN LEAVES 135
DESCENDANTS AT DEATH
Hold Funeral Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Rieber Monday
One of the city's oldest inhabitants was called by death yesterday morning at 8:30 o'clock in the person of Mrs. Elizabeth Rieber, who was in the ninth-first year of her life. The aged woman leaves 135 descendants to mourn her death. Her death was caused by a short illness of nephritis.

Mrs. Rieber was taken ill about a month ago. Up to that time she was as hale and hearty as any of her children and did all her own housework, refusing any aid on the part of her family. Mrs. Rieber celebrated her ninety-first birthday with a reunion at Weber's hall last Oct. 30, at which over 100 members of her family attended. She had been a resident of Evansville 68 years and leaves ten children, Jacob, Mrs. Louise Keller, Mrs. Kate Stucker, John, Anton, David, Simon, Henry and Mrs. Rose Fritsch, of Hartford, Ky [sic; should be CT].

Funeral services will be conducted Monday morning at 7:30 o'clock at her home, 310 East Virginia street, and at 8 o'clock at St. Anthony's church. Interment will be in St. Joseph's cemetery.


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  • Created by: Ray Bland
  • Added: 8 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46446075
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Schuhmacher Rieber (13 Sep 1824–9 Mar 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46446075, citing Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Ray Bland (contributor 47222886) .