Mary A. Cripe

27 June 1848–22 January 1922 (Age 73)
Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary A.

When Mary A. Cripe was born on 27 June 1848, in Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States, her father, Owen Clark Cripe, was 27 and her mother, Rachel Ann Fouts, was 18. She married James Albert Booher on 16 November 1865, in Tipton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Johnson Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 22 January 1922, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Booher
Mary A. Cripe
Marriage: 16 November 1865
Marion Manford Roush
John W. Booher
Sarah "Sallie" A Booher
Amanda M Booher
Nancy Booher
Lacy Florence Booher
Nathaniel "Nathan" Putney Booher
James Harrison Booher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1865Tipton, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 3
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Greib, which is probably a variant of Grieb , and in some cases possibly also of Kreipe, a topographic name of uncertain origin.Possibly also English: variant of Crippe, from Middle English crippe ‘pouch’, either an occupational name for a maker of pouches or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a distinctive pouch.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Mora A Booher in household of James Booher, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Cripe in entry for John Reed and Ellen Booker, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Mary Cripe in household of John Cripe, "United States Census, 1850"

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