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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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L. C. A. RIEDLE, proprietor of the Aberdeen tannery, Aberdeen. This gentleman, whose portrait appears in this volume, was born in Germany April 29, 1827. At the age of thirteen and a half years, he entered a tannery in his native land, in which he labored until March 4, 1851, when he shipped for New York; and after working at his trade in Philadelphia, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky and Cincinnati, he located in Aberdeen in 1861. In the tannery he has been engaged over forty years, and is thoroughly skilled in every branch of his business. He has been a member of the School Board seventeen years, and of the Town Council sixteen years. He is a Free and Accepted Mason, belonging to the lodge in Aberdeen, No. 149; he also belongs to the Chapter, Ripley, Ohio, Commandery, Maysville, Ky., and to the Cincinnati Consistory. On June 21, 1856, he was married to Miss C. Furch, of Germany, by whom he had eight children — Carrie, Maggie, Sophia, Anna Louise, Mena, Mary, Blanche, and George H., deceased.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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