Biography of L. C. Criblez
Allen County, OH Biographies

L. C. CRIBLEZ, proprietor of saw mill and lumber dealer, Beaver Dam, was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, January 15, 1833. His father, Victor Criblez, who came to America in 1836 and settled in Ohio, was a shoe maker and carpenter, and worked at these trades until he came to Allen County, Ohio, in 1846; he reared a family of nine children. Our subject, the eldest, was educated in the common schools of this county and worked at the carpenter's trade until thirty five years of age. In 1879 he built the saw mill at Beaver Dam with a capacity of 10,000 feet per day, and is now employing from four to six men in the same. He was married, in 1862, to Rachel, daughter of John Jennings, an early pioneer of AiJen County. Mrs. Criblez was born in Ohio and is of English descent. The children born to this union are Jehu, William and L. C. Mrs. Criblez is a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. Criblez has constracted several saw mills, and now owns 100 acres of land, besides a half interest in the mill, and town property at Beaver Dam. He is a F. & A. M.; in politics a Democrat.

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