Ezra Tunis Rappleye

Brief Life History of Ezra Tunis

When Ezra Tunis Rappleye was born on 23 November 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Tunis Rappleye, was 44 and his mother, Louisa Elizabeth Cutler, was 35. He married Jane Lucinda Black on 1 January 1871, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 16 September 1917, in Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Tunis Rappleye
Jane Lucinda Black
Marriage: 1 January 1871
Ezra Tunis Rappleye Jr
Eva Almira Rappleye
Ada Louise Rappleye
Ida Mary Rappleye
Jennie Maude Rappleye
William Valentine Rappleye
Sarah Mabel Rappleye
Victoria Rappleye
Lauraette Rappleye
Ruby Jane Rappleye
Lillian Rappleye
Clarissa Rappleye
Edna Florence Rappleye
John Adelbert Rappleye

Sources (69)

  • Ezra T Rappleye, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • E T Rapply, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Utah, U.S., Select Marriages, 1887-1966

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1861: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Washington, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Rapalje and Rapelje , Dutch-influenced surnames of Walloon and northern French origin. Compare Rapley 2, Rappley , and Rappleyea .

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

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Ezra Tunis Cutler Rappleye & Jane Lucinda Black

EZRA TUNIS CUTLER RAPPLEYE AND JANE LUCINDA BLACK Written by Joe H. Pew (great-grandson) and his wife, Elizabeth Pew. To our knowledge, there was no written history of Ezra Tunis Cutler Rappleye an …

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