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5. Photo Jacob Riel1 was born on 11 Mar 1853 in Ermelo, Netherlands. zv. Hannes Riel en Maria Assen. He emigrated on 21 Feb 1882 from Netherlands. He died on 6 Feb 1929 in Waupun, WI, USA. Obit - Jacob Riel Passed Away on Wednesday Jacob Riel, 77, died at 7:30 Wednesday morning, at the home of his son, Gerrit, who lives seven miles west of the city on the County Line road. Mr. Riel had been ill for about two weeks with pneumonia. Born Mar. 10, 1851, in Holland, Mr. Riel came to this country a good many years ago. He is survived by three sons, Gerrit, John, and Jacob, and one daughter. Funeral services will be held Friday at 12:30 from the home, and at 2 o'clock from the Alto Presbyterian church. The Rev. J.S.Ter Louw of this city will officiate.
Waupun Leader Thursday February 7, 1929. He was buried on 8 Feb 1929 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Alto, Fond du Lac, WI. He was Smidsknecht in Netherlands. He was Farmer in Waupun, WI, USA. Farmer
The 1900 census shows that he immigrated from Holland in 1880. 6 children show up on the census below him, with Garret appearing above him with the title servant.The census shows that he was married for 18 years. Information from Holland states that he emigrated from Holland on Feb 21, 1882.

This information comes from Gerard and Marianne Martens
Vincent van Goghlaan 59
7545 RL ENSCHEDE
The Netherlands
Gerard is the great-great-grandson of Jantje Fidder and Jacob Fidder. Jantje is Jessie's sister, who stayed in Holland. Jacob Fidder is Jessie's cousin.

Jacob Riel and Jacobje(Jessie) Fidder were married on 10 Feb 1882 in Oldebroek, Netherlands. Dit gezin vertrekt op 21-02-1882 naar Amerika. Photo Jacobje(Jessie) Fidder (daughter of Gerrit Fidder and Jannigje van Aperlo) was born on 8 Aug 1855 in Oldebroek, Netherlands. She emigrated on 21 Feb 1882 from Netherlands. She died on 27 Mar 1925 in Alto Twp, Fond du Lac, WI. DEATHS -- MRS. JACOB RIEL Mrs. Jacob Riel died at her home on the County Line road Friday evening at the age of 70 years. She was born Aug. 8, 1855, in Holland and grew to womanhood there. In February, 1882, she married Jacob Riel and they came to America and have resided near Waupun since. She is survived by her husband; three sons, Jacob of Fairwater, John of Trenton, and Garret of Alto; four daughters, Mrs. A. Van Loo of Alto, Mrs. George Pater and Mrs. Harry Pater of Waupun, and Mrs. Van Ruiswyk of Trenton; one sister, Mrs. A. Nummedor of Waupun; and twenty-one grandchildren. Funeral services were held from the residence at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon and from the Presbyterian Church at Alto at 2 o'clock. The Rev. B. Vis officiated and burial was at the Alto cemetery.
Waupun Leader Waupun, Wis. April 2, 1925 Page 12 She was buried on 31 Mar 1925 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Alto, Fond du Lac, WI. Homemaker. The 1900 census shows her unable to speak English, and her date of birth is listed in April 1854. 7 children were listed on the census, but she had 8. One died prior to 1900. Jacob Riel and Jacobje(Jessie) Fidder had the following children:

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Gerrit J. Riel.

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Mary Riel.

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Jennie Riel.

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John Riel.

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Jacob Riel.

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Jessie Riel.

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Ella Riel.