Joseph S. Ruppenkamp

27 April 1830–10 July 1900 (Age 70)
Hannover, Hannover, Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Joseph S.

When Joseph S. Ruppenkamp was born on 27 April 1830, in Hannover, Hannover, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, his father, Mr. Ruppenkamp, was 31 and his mother, Mrs. Ruppenkamp, was 22. He married Mary Ann Mellecker on 27 April 1857, in Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Liberty Township, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 10 July 1900, in Riverside Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hills, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph S. Ruppenkamp
1830–1900
Catherine Gulling Jenn
1842–1906
Marriage: 5 June 1865
Louis Ruppenkamp
1866–1940
Frances Louise Ruppenkamp
1868–1951
Albert Ruppenkamp
1868–1923
Edward Frank Ruppenkamp
1870–1927
Josephine M Ruppenkamp
1871–1955
Eugene Henry Ruppenkamp
1873–1959
Frank Ruppenkamp
1874–1930
Caroline Amelia Ruppenkamp
1876–
Emily Ruppenkamp
1876–1962
Cecelia L. Ruppenkamp
1879–1895
William George Ruppenkamp
1881–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1865
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
children

(11)

    Louis Ruppenkamp

    Male1866–1940Male

    Female1868–1951Female

    Albert Ruppenkamp

    Male1868–1923Male

    Edward Frank Ruppenkamp

    Male1870–1927Male

    Female1871–1955Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Ruppenkamp

    Male1799–Male

    Mrs. Ruppenkamp

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1846

Age 16

Iowa is the 29th state.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 22

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Ruppencamp, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Joseph Rupenkamp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Ruppenkamp, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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