Gottlieb Raile, Jr.
Gottlieb Raile Jr. 1883 - 1965
Gottieb was born March 23, 1883 in Neudorf, Russia. He moved to America with his parents and two older sisters in 1884 when he was a few months old. Gottlieb, Jr. bore the responsiblities of the oldest son of the family and had difficulties with his stern German father.
He courted the beautiful young girl who lived over the hill from the Raile homestead, and in 1904, he married Regina Holzwarth, daughter of George and Philipina Holzwarth. Regina had been born in Rohrbach, Russia and immigrated to America with her parents in 1900.
The couple had ten children they raised northwest of St. Francis, Kansas. They were:
Dorine, Raymond, Esther, Lucile, Ernest, Arlene Emma, Margaret, Elsie, Sophie
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