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John Ralue (abt. 1825 - 1890)

John Ralue
Born about in Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 65 in Ohio, United Statesmap
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John Relyea (name is seen spelled variously), 1825 Pennsylvania- 1890 Ohio, was the son of John H. and Catherine Relyea. He was the second of six siblings. John married Elizabeth VanDusen on 14 March 1847 in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio. They had five children. [1]

In 1870, the Relyen family lived bin Richland Township, Defiance, Ohio. The household included

John Relyen, 45, born in Pennsylvania, a farmer, with $200 in personal estate, who could not write
Elizabeth Relyen Female 40 Pennsylvania
James Relyen Male 18 Ohio
Newton Relyen Male 15 Ohio, in school
Ida Relyen Female 7 Ohio, in school
Thadius Relyen Male 3 Ohio [2]

In 1880, they lived in Richland Township, Defiance, Ohio. The family included

John Relyea, 55, born in Pennsylvania, a farm laborer (father b. New York; mother b. Germany)
Elizabeth Relyea Wife 50 Pennsylvania (father b. Holland; mother b. Vermont)
Thadeus Relyea Son 13 Ohio, farm laborer
Bertha Relyea Daughter 4 Ohio [3]


  1. familysearch Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "United States Census, 1870", ( : 19 March 2020), John Relyen, 1870.
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), John Relyea, Richland Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .

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