I have seen RAbe name a lot in the Mn area. however i am aware of some with connections to Martin county and I think they have Pruit also. and it goes to area of Wabasa as well. so that ara of mn is covered.
Searching for rieckens and rickens I found this posting.
I would like to hear of your backgournd with the Rabe family and the Rieckens if you have it.
I am searching for Sophia Rieckens and husband Henry Schenk. iowa. But do know there are some in mn area also.