Rose Griebel

15 March 1864–7 February 1933 (Age 68)
Searles, Brown, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose Griebel was born on 15 March 1864, in Searles, Brown, Minnesota, United States, her father, Michael Griebel, was 34 and her mother, Cornelia Kunigunda Dauer, was 22. She married Sheldon Reed on 20 September 1887, in Brown, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Butternut, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Cambria, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1910. She died on 7 February 1933, in Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Searles, Brown, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sheldon Reed
Rose Griebel
Marriage: 20 September 1887
Arthur Michael Reed
Leo Charles Reed
George Edwin Reed
Herbert Joseph Reed
Alfred F. Reed
Jessie Rose Reed

Spouse and Children

    Sheldon Reed



20 September 1887
Brown, Minnesota, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Griebel


    Cornelia Kunigunda Dauer




    Amelia Griebel




    Bertha Griebel


    Sophia Griebel


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 20

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Name Meaning

1 South German: variant of Grübel ( see Grable ).2 South German: topographic name for someone living in a hollow, from a diminutive of Middle High German gruobe ‘hollow’.3 Westphalian nickname for a clever person, from Middle Low German grievel ‘badger’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Griebel in household of Michael Griebel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosa Greibel in household of Michael Greibel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rose Reed in household of Shelley L Reed, "United States Census, 1920"

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