Travis Hopkins Rappleye

5 May 1858–3 October 1927 (Age 69)
Covert, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Travis Hopkins

When Travis Hopkins Rappleye was born on 5 May 1858, in Covert, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Lewis Rappleye, was 38 and his mother, Susan Glazier, was 29. He married Emma Stewart on 6 December 1882, in Oswego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States for about 40 years and Minetto, Oswego, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 3 October 1927, at the age of 69, and was buried in Minetto, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Travis Hopkins Rappleye
Emma Stewart
Marriage: 6 December 1882
Grace E Rappleye
Emma Louise Rappleye
Walker Stewart Rappleye
Lewis Edward Rappleye

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6 December 1882
Oswego, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swiss and South German Räppli or Räpple, diminutives of Rapp .2 Possibly a respelling of French Rappelet, which is most probably a derivative of Old French rapel ‘occupation’, ‘profession’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Travis Raffalsa in household of Lewis Raffalsa, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Travis Rappleye in household of Lewis Rappleye, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Travis Rafhle in household of Lewis Rafhle, "New York State Census, 1875"

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