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Gen William L. Ripley
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Birth: May, 1782
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1860
Ellsworth
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA

RIPLEY, William L. (General)
Husband of Susanna (Susan) nee BINGHAM m. 31 Mar 1805
B. May 1782 in CT
D. 7 Dec 1860 in Ellsworth, Mahoning Co. OH at 78y 6m
Burial Dec 1860 in Ellsworth Cemetery, Section A Row 06, Ellsworth, Mahoning Co. OH

Note: From Henry R. Baldwin's Readings, "RIPLEY, Gen'l William C 1805 Scotland Conn. b May 1782 Windham Conn d Dec 7 1860 bur Center ; RIPLEY, SUSANNAH (BINGHAM) mar. Mar. 31, 1805 b Nov 30 1784 Conn. D May 1, 1868 Age 83 yrs 5 mos bur Center"

Ellsworth Cemeteries, 2005, unpublished
p. 54 gives New London CT as place of birth
p. 84 gives Windam CT as place of birth

War of 1812 Militia Gen. Pvt. New London Mil Wm. Stockman's Co. also Geo. R. Robertson's Co.

The following story is told in "Industrial Chicago: the lumber interests" about William:

William, Sr and Susan moved from Connecticut to Ellsworth, Ohio, in the spring of 1806, requiring seven weeks to perform the journey, as at that time there were no public conveyances.

They suffered many privations and hardships for several years, as they were among the early pioneers of Trumbull County, Ohio, where they settled, being annoyed more or less by Indians, who still remained in that portion of the State. William rode on horseback forty-four miles to buy a bushel of salt, for which he paid S5, and it being so wet, a large percentage of it drained out of the bag on the way home, which nearly ruined the horse by causing a great scald on his back.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gamaliel Ripley (1740 - 1799)
  Judith Perkins Ripley (1747 - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Bingham Ripley (1784 - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  Adeline Ripley Coult (1806 - 1835)*
  Edwin Ripley (1809 - 1880)*
  Emily Ripley Fitch (1811 - ____)*
  Susan Ripley Edwards (1813 - ____)*
  Hervey Ripley (1816 - 1894)*
  William Ripley (1818 - 1907)*
  John Bingham Ripley (1824 - 1862)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roswell Ripley (1765 - 1791)**
  Judith Ripley (1772 - 1772)*
  Hervey Ripley (1772 - 1813)*
  Gamaliel Ripley (1774 - 1795)*
  Elizabeth Ripley Adams (1776 - 1829)*
  David Bradford Ripley (1778 - 1812)*
  Zephaniah Ripley (1779 - 1838)*
  Lydia Ripley (1780 - 1789)*
  William L. Ripley (1782 - 1860)
  Jabez Perkins Ripley (1788 - 1790)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ellsworth Cemetery
Ellsworth
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section A Row 06
 
Maintained by: Merideth Hmura
Originally Created by: Jennifer L. Neff
Record added: Jul 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28035427
Gen William L. Ripley
Added by: Buckeye
 
Gen William L. Ripley
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Added by: Janet L. Parker
 
 
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- Jennifer L. Neff
 Added: Oct. 25, 2011
Rest In Peace, Cousin (2C5R).
- James E. Welch
 Added: Apr. 4, 2012

- DB Johnson
 Added: Nov. 22, 2008
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