John Robert Lipe

12 January 1825–20 March 1885 (Age 60)
Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Robert

When John Robert Lipe was born on 12 January 1825, in Jackson, Illinois, United States, his father, Aaron Lipe, was 22 and his mother, Emelia Mollie Quillman, was 19. He married Narcissa McLaughlin on 12 December 1844, in Perry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 20 March 1885, in Perry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in McElvain Cemetery, Du Quoin Number 4 Election Precinct, Perry, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Lipe
1825–1885
Narcissa McLaughlin
1829–1909
Marriage: 12 December 1844
Isaac Lipe
1847–1865
Francis Marion Lipe
1849–1932
Harriette Lipe
1849–1857
Juliet Lipe
1851–
Mary Lipe
1866–
Robert Lipe
1854–1920
Tillman Lipe
1858–1930
Viola Ruth Lipe
1860–1940
George Thomas Lipe
1868–1937
Nancy E. "Mamie" Lipe
1870–
Alma Olive Lipe
1873–1938

Spouse and Children

    Male1825–1885Male

    Narcissa McLaughlin

    Female1829–1909Female

MARRIAGE
12 December 1844
Perry, Illinois, United States
children

(11)

    Isaac Lipe

    Male1847–1865Male

    Francis Marion Lipe

    Male1849–1932Male

    Harriette Lipe

    Female1849–1857Female

    Juliet Lipe

    Female1851–Female

    Robert Lipe

    Male1854–1920Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1803–1863Male

    Emelia Mollie Quillman

    Female1806–1850Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1825–1885Male

    Lydia Louisa Lipe

    Female1827–1872Female

    Elizabeth Lipe

    FemaleFemale

    Mary Polly Lipe

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 7

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Leipe, a habitational name from places named Leipe, Leippe, and Leipa, all in eastern Germany.2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Lipe, a short form of Lipman .3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddishized or Germanized form of Lipa 2 or 3.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Lipe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jno R Lipe in entry for George T Lipe and Mary L Walker, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Lipe in entry for Joseph T Walker and Mary E Lipe, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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