Ellie May Rippy

31 December 1902–29 September 1988 (Age 85)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ellie May

When Ellie May Rippy was born on 31 December 1902, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Herman Oliver Rippy, was 27 and her mother, Eliza L Browning, was 27. She married Francis Marion Berkshire in 1922, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Bates Township, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1988, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenwood, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Berkshire
Ellie May Rippy
Marriage: 1922
Wanna Ruella Berkshire
Lima Irene Berkshire

Spouse and Children

United States


    Wanna Ruella Berkshire


    Lima Irene Berkshire


Parents and Siblings

    Herman Oliver Rippy





    William Henry Rippy



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 2

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Apparently a variant spelling of Rippey , or an altered spelling of German Rippe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellie M Berkshire in household of Marion O Berkshire, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Ripley in household of O H Ripley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May Rippy in household of O H Rippy, "United States Census, 1910"

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