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Clemens Riehle – Wagshurst to Southern Ohio

Immigrant & Ancestor
1833 – 1927

Clemens Riehle – 1924

Clemens Riehle  (See Ancestry) was born November 20, 1833 in Wagshurst Baden, son of Johann Georg Riehle (1795 – 1859) and Maria Anna Kraus (1799 – 1836).  He emigrated to the United States in 1854 and within a few years settled in Perrintown Ohio, about 20 miles east of Cincinnati.  He married (1) Cornelia Mohr (1836 – 1867) in 1860, the daughter of Johann Mohr and Maria Götz, with whom he had 4 children.  Cornelia was born March 14, 1836 in Dayton, OH, and died October 17, 1867 in Perintown.  In 1869 he married (2) Philomena Weidemer (1832 – 1908) and they had 3 children together.  Clemens died February 21, 1927 in Milford, Ohio.

Life and Death of Clemens Riehle
From The Milford Record – February 24, 1927 

Perintown Farm House & Property
Long time home of Clemens Riehle & Several Descendants

First Sons – From Clemens Through Seven Generations

Francis A. Riehle Family
(Francis was Clemens’ eldest child)

Wagshurst, Baden, Germany
A Riehle Ancestral Home & Birthplace of Clemens Riehle

Ancestors of Clemens Riehle

Descendants of Clemens Riehle



Cornelia Mohr with twin
sister Elizabeth
c.1858.

Cornelia was Clemens’
first wife and mother to
four of his children.

Clemens on picnic – 1921


Clemens and Family were early members of St. Philomena
Catholic Church in Stonelick, OH where Clemens is buried

Except for the pictures of the historic marker from St.
Philomena’s and the gravestone, all photographs on this
page provided courtesy of Mary Riehle Heink

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