David H. Ripley

Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of David H.

When David H. Ripley was born in 1862, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, Lewis Ripley, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Jackson, was 20. He married Georgia M. Noxon on 24 January 1886, in Adams, Gage, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ouray, Colorado, United States in 1900.

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David H. Ripley
Georgia M. Noxon
Marriage: 24 January 1886
Nellie Ruth Ripley
Florence Pearl Ripley
George L. Ripley
Neva Lillian Ripley
Julian W. Ripley
Ruby Ripley

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Age 15
Historical Boundaries: 1877: Ouray, Colorado, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 34
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in different parts of England, named in Old English with ripel ‘strip of land’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (9)

  • David Ripley in household of Lewis Ripley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Ripley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David H. Ripley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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