Sybilla Ruen


Front: Incised “Sybilla/Ruen” with dark bronze paint.
Rear: Blank. Both covers and spine polished.
Spine: Blank.
Foredge: Coved, rough, with dark bronze paint.

Deep Gothic like letters.   A woman’s name?   6/6/14: Leslie Koelsch discovered a Sybilla Ruen, b. 1843, d. 1896.   Wife of William Ruen, farmer in Ottoville, Ohio.  1824-1/18/1916.  Arrived in US in 1860 (from Bavaria), married Sybilla Fritche, 1876.

  • Dateca. 1900
  • MediumMarble, white
  • Dimensions (inches)3 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 15/16