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Family Reunion Project:
Created many years ago by Kelly for a family reunion, this is a tri-
In America, there are a few known lines of Ribble’s. Currently we have not connected them. My Ribble line is Johann Georg who came to Philadelphia & settled in New Jersey.
Johann Georg Ribble, aka George1, was born 09 May 1709/10 in Württemberg, Germany to Christian & Margaretha Ribble2. He married Anna Eva Sebring?, aka Eva1, between 1724 & 1732.
In the calendar year before arriving in Colonial America, 1732, George & Eva baptized a daughter named Maria Barbara, aka Barbara1, in Annweiler in Rhineland-
In 1733 the Ribble family arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania3 on the pink^ Mary. Ship records show George’s signature (below). I find this impressive because many were illiterate, displaying their “mark” (usually an “X”).
George & Eva moved north into New Jersey where they lived & died. There they had 3 more children, that I have verified; Anthony, William, & Jonathan George. Jan Wilson-
Maria Barbara Ribble, AKA Barbara
Baptism: 28th or 31st of Aug 1732 in Annweiler, Germany
Immigration: Same as parents.
Husband: Possibly John Schryner.
Death: Possibly Bef. Oct 1763.
Anthony Ribble (my direct ancestor)
Born: 1736, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Colonial America.
Wife: Mary Seborne, 1758, Sussex County (now Warren), New Jersey, Colonial America.
Death: 29 Jul 1827, Sussex County (now Warrant), New Jersey, USA.
Note: Anthony’s son William moved to Canada)
William Ribble (source: Paula Perkins Mortensen)
Born: Possibly 1744
Marriage: Possibly Maria Sebring
Death: Possibly 1782
Jonathan George Ribble (Last Will & Testament of his father, George Ribble)
Born: Possibly 1751
Marriage: Possibly Rachel Harris
1: It was a German custom to use your middle name as a call name.
2. Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-
3. Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Strassburger, 1992, 2002.
^ More information below.
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^The image at left, by Antoine Roux, is an example of ship from the mid-
My 2x Great Grandfather, Andrew Ribble
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Kelly’s Ribble Lineage
My direct ancestors (year of birth), their relationship to me; their birth & death counties.
*Source: Germany, Births & Baptisms, 1558-
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