Jacob Riefler

Gomaringen, Reutlingen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Riefler was born in 1871, in Gomaringen, Reutlingen, Württemberg, Germany. He married Anna Grossman on 28 March 1895, in Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Jacob Riefler
Anna Grossman
Marriage: 28 March 1895
Margaret E Reifler
Kathryn Riefler

Spouse and Children

28 March 1895
Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States


World Events (7)


Age 19

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 43

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 43

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Reiffli, a from a house name ( see Reiff 1) with its sign announcing a commercial business or trade.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jacob Riefler, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"

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