John Peter Riedel

1864–22 July 1931 (Age 67)
Herzog, Russia

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Riedel was born in 1864, in Herzog, Russia, his father, Martin Riedel Jr., was 21 and his mother, Magdalena Appelhans, was 21. He married Margaret Brungardt on 30 October 1882. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Walker, Ellis, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Ellis, Ellis, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 22 July 1931, in Ellis, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ellis, Ellis, Kansas, United States.

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John Peter Riedel
Margaret Brungardt
Marriage: 30 October 1882
Andreas Riedel
Agatha Reidel
Andreas Joseph RIEDEL
Catherina Reidel
Katharina Riedel
Hieronymus Reidel

Spouse and Children

30 October 1882
St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, Ellis County, Kansas


    Andreas Riedel



    Andreas Joseph RIEDEL


    Catherina Reidel



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Riedel Jr.


    Magdalena Appelhans




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 13

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

South German:1. pet form of the personal name Riede . 2. variant of the topographic name Ried ‘mossy area’. 3. pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with Middle Low German rīden, Middle High German rītan ‘to ride’. Compare Reidel 3.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John P Riedel, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • John Peter Reidle in household of Martin Reidle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John P Riedel, "United States Census, 1910"

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