Reuben Henry Nipper

18 September 1892–9 June 1977 (Age 84)
Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Reuben Henry

When Reuben Henry Nipper was born on 18 September 1892, in Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States, his father, Henry Stephen Nipper, was 35 and his mother, Malinda Jane Barger, was 40. He married Sybil E. Threlkeld on 19 June 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Chubbuck Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. In 1923, at the age of 66, his occupation is listed as union pacific railroad machinist in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 9 June 1977, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Henry Nipper
1892–1977
Sybil E. Threlkeld
1894–1989
Marriage: 19 June 1914
Herbert Melvin Nipper
1915–1996
Ralph Vernon Nipper
1917–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1914
children

(2)

    Herbert Melvin Nipper

    Male1915–1996Male

    Ralph Vernon Nipper

    Male1917–1941Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906

Age 14

Historical Boundaries 1906: Cassia, Idaho, United States 1907: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Nippe in Hesse. 2. nickname for an alert, astute person, from Middle Low German nip ‘exact’, ‘sharp‘’ (of sight and hearing)’, the -er reflecting the full (masculine) ending.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruben Nipper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reuben Nider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • R H Nipper, "United States Census, 1940"

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