Elizabeth Ann Stephenson

13 July 1845–12 September 1927 (Age 82)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Stephenson was born on 13 July 1845, in Clay, Missouri, United States, her father, Levi Casey Stephenson, was 37 and her mother, Mary Crowley, was 32. She married William Kerr Rippy Sr on 15 February 1871, in Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Township 3 Rippys, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Polk Township, Ray, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 September 1927, in Lawson, Ray, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lawson Cemetery, Richwoods Township, Miller, Missouri, United States.

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William Kerr Rippy Sr
Elizabeth Ann Stephenson
Marriage: 15 February 1871
Robert E. Lee Rippy
Mary Rippy
Lula V. Rippy
James D. Rippy
William Kerr Rippy Jr

Spouse and Children

15 February 1871
Ray, Missouri, United States


    Robert E. Lee Rippy


    Mary Rippy


    Lula V. Rippy




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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 8

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Stephenson in household of Mary Stephenson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisabeth Stevenson in household of Levi Stevenson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lizzie Rippee in household of William Rippee, "United States Census, 1880"

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