Biography - John Rebhan

John C. REBHAN, farmer, P. O. Raymond, was born in Germany December 6, 1843, and brought to New Orleans by his parents when he was quite young; his father is living in St. Clair County, this State, where he owns and cultivates a fine farm. Our subject was educated partly in New Orleans and partly in St. Clair County, and, when, a youth, learned the saddle and harness making business, but eventually became a farmer. May 10, 1870, in St. Clair County, he married Miss Emma E. SANDICK, a native of that county, born April 2, 1847, and from which union has resulted four children - James L., William Charles, Edward A. and Emma Virginia. Mr. REBHAN held a position in the railway postal service for ten years, after which he came to Raymond and purchased the farm on which he now lives, a fine tract, highly improved, of 160 acres of land; is a member of the Masonic fraternity, Blue Lodge, Chapter and Commandery, and is a Republican.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 231.

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