John R Ries

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Born in Germany on 18 Dec 1861. John R married Flora. John R married Carry Elizabeth Nichols and had 8 children. He passed away on 17 Jun 1908 in St Louis, Missouri, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Ries"

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name, but mainly a nickname for an exceptionally tall or big man, Middle High German rise, German Riese ‘giant’. In some cases the name may have been used to refer ironically to a particularly short man. ***


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