Rebecca Leona Larue

1877–1963 (Age 86)
Boaz, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Rebecca Leona

When Rebecca Leona Larue was born on 13 June 1877, in Boaz, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Samuel Brown Larue, was 27 and her mother, Mary Hunt, was 32. She married Fredrick Andrew Riedasch on 15 January 1899, in Dows, Wright, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Morgan Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 June 1963, in Dows, Franklin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85.

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Rebecca Leona Larue
Fredrick Andrew Riedasch
Marriage: 15 January 1899
Virtle S K Reidasch
Loyd Frank Riedasch

Spouse & Children

  • Female1877–1963Female

  • Fredrick Andrew Riedasch


15 January 1899
Dows, Wright, Iowa, United States


  • Virtle S K Reidasch


  • Loyd Frank Riedasch


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Brown Larue


  • Mary Hunt




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 6

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca L Riedasch in household of Fred A Riedasch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rebecca Riedasch in household of F*D A Riedasch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rebecca L Riedasch in household of Fred A Riedasch, "United States Census, 1920"

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