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
1900–1968
Ellie May Rippy
1902–1988
Marriage: 1922
Wanna Ruella Berkshire
1928–
Lima Irene Berkshire
1933–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1922
United States
children

(2)

    Wanna Ruella Berkshire

    Female1928–Female

    Lima Irene Berkshire

    Female1933–1966Female

Parents and Siblings

    Herman Oliver Rippy

    Male1875–1948Male

    Female1875–1958Female

siblings

(2)

    William Henry Rippy

    Male1900–1927Male

    Female1902–1988Female

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.
1927

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.

Possible Related Names

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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