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Garrett Van Riper
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1835
Yates County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1915
Aredale
Butler County
Iowa, USA

Garrett, a son of John Van Riper (1809-1848) and Clarissa Hoard (1813-1865), entered service in Co. F, 38th Indiana Infantry on Sept. 30, 1864. He mustered out April 6, 1865. He saw prior service in Co. K, 87th Indiana Infantry from July 30, 1862 to Jan. 17, 1863.

Van Riper married Miss Elizabeth Lovina Wood (1843-1930) on Feb. 27, 1858. Together they had the following children: John Wesley (1859-1860), Flora E. (1862-1866), Emma Jane (1864-1950), Ermina M. (1867-1936), William H. (1869-1958), James N. (1871-1965), Bertha A. (1873-1907), Mary E. (1872-1925), Sarah I. (1877-1951), Urly Ida (1879-1880), George A. (1880-1921), James Earl (1883-1936), Charles G. (1885-1949), Baby Boy (1887-1887), and Robert W. (1888-1973). The Van Riper's lived in Beaver Twp., Butler Co., Iowa at the time of the 1910 U.S. Census.

Garrett applied for a veteran's invalid pension on March 13, 1879 (app. #272,300 cert. #185,735). 
 
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 Parents:
  Clarissa Hoard Van Riper (1813 - 1865)
 
 Children:
  Mary E Van Riper Hammond (1875 - 1925)*
 
 Sibling:
  Garrett Van Riper (1835 - 1915)
  Jeremiah Van Riper (1844 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harlan Cemetery
Dumont
Butler County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Aug 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95404501
Garrett Van Riper
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Garrett Van Riper
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Civil War Veteran
- Traie Shelhart
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
 
 
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