Paul Francis Rebillot
Last Edited=26 Apr 2008
Paul Francis Rebillot was also known as Apolinaire Rebillot. He is listed in US census as a farmer/butcher in 1880 in Stark County, Ohio. Obituary for Paul Rebillot: Another old and respected resident has passed away. Paul Rebillot, after gradually declining in health for some years, closed his eyes peacefully in death Monday afternoon. The cause of his death is attributed to dropsy, but he suffered from a complication of troubles for some time. Last week he seemed somewhat better than usual and the members of his family and friends took hope. Then he became rapidly worse until the dissolution came. Paul Rebillot was born in Mathay, in the Department of Doubs, France, May 18, 1829. He came to America with his parents in 18__3 and they settled on the farm now owned by Stephen Pickens, on the Paris Road. January 15, 1856, Mr. Rebillot and Miss Josephine Gaume were married. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Father Dorsey, who was then pastor of St. Louis Catholic Church. They lived happily together and became the parents of twelve children. Three died in infancy and a daughter, Miss Anna Rebillot, died November 20, 1887 at the age of twenty-one. The children were are living are: Messrs. Frank, Louis, Eugene and Miss Tillie Rebillot and Mrs. Paul Grisez of Louisville; Joseph Rebillot and Mrs. John Bonnot of Canton and Mrs. Edward Grisez of Alliance Twp. Children of a brother, Albert Rebillot and Miss Mary Rebillot, who were left orphans at an early age, were taken into the family and Mr. and Mrs. Rebillot accorded them the same treatment as their own children. In addition to these, there are 24 grandchildren living. One sister, Mrs. Alzire Vourron, of Canton, also survives. Mr. Rebillot led an active life, and he was very successful in business affairs. He engaged very extensively in farming and for many years was in the live stock business. Nearly twenty-five years ago he established a meat market in Louisville which he continued to own until the time of his death. He also owned two fine farms south of Louisville and had an interest in the Stoneware Tile Co.'s works at Louisville. From the time of his coming to America, Mr. Rebillot was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church. He always contributed liberally toward the support of the congregation and when his healt permitted was a regular attendance at the services of the church. In his death the community has lost an upright citizen and the family a kind and indulgent husband and father. The funeral services were held at St. Louis Catholic Church Thursday morning. Requiem high mass was read. Rev. Senue, paster of the congregation, Revs. Trieber and Schoeneman of Canton and Rev. Gardner of Maximo officiated at the services. The body was entombed in the family plot in the Catholic cemetery.