Peter Rappleye

1796–1886 (Age 90)
,, New Jersey

The Life of Peter

Peter Rappleye was born in 1796. He married Ann Wheeler in March 1819, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 11 August 1886, in Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Peter Rappleye
Ann Wheeler
Marriage: March 1819
Matilda Rappleye
Cordelia Rappleye
Amanda Rappleye
Ann J Rappleye
Harriett N. Rappleye
Harrison Rappleye

Spouse and Children

March 1819
Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States


    Matilda Rappleye


    Cordelia Rappleye


    Amanda Rappleye


    Ann J Rappleye


    Harriett N. Rappleye


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 24

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Rappleze, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Rappleye, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Peter Rappleye, "United States Census, 1880"

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