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Caleb Harrison Rippetoe
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Birth: 1828
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1881
Colchester
McDonough County
Illinois, USA



Caleb Harrison Rippetoe was born as a son of Peter and Nancy (Robertson) Rippetoe. He was born in Adair County, Kentucky and was # 10 of the 12 children born to this couple.

Caleb's Siblings were : James, Clarissa, Alfred, Mary Ann, Nancy Jane, Ruth, Samantha, Lewis and Sarah Rippetoe.

Caleb's Mother Nancy ( Robertson ) Rippetoe # 20251164 and his Father Peter Rippetoe # 20251114 are buried in the Moore Cemetery located about 2 miles from the Barber Cemetery.

Caleb married Miss Mary Carr Barber on July 20, 1848 in McDonough County, Illinois. Miss Mary Carr Barber was a daughter of Mary (Davis) Barber # 73340435 and John D. Barber # 20251433. Mary was born on July 7, 1830 in Colchester, McDonough County, Illinois.

To this union were born :
John Gilbert
Cordelia E.
William R.
Samuel S.
Mary Jane
Arminda Lee
James E.
Charles E.
Henry
Abraham A.
Thomas

* Note : Caleb, his sisters Mary Ann & Elisabeth married Barber siblings Edward, Mary Carr Barber & cousin Samuel Barber. *

Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865
Name: Caleb Rippeto
Census Date: 3 Jul 1855
Residence State: Illinois
Residence County: McDonough
Residence Township: Township 5

U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Name: Caleb Rippitoe
Residence: Tennessee, McDonough, Illinois
Class: 2
Congressional District: 9th
Age on 1 July 1863: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
Race: White
Place of Birth: Kentucky

1870 United States Federal Census about Caleb Rippetoe
Name: Caleb Rippetoe
Age in 1870: 42
Birth Year: abt 1828
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Tennessee, McDonough, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Colchester
Household Members: Name Age
Caleb Rippetoe 42
Mary Rippetoe 40
John Rippetoe 19
William Rippetoe 17
Samuel Rippetoe 14
Arminda Rippetoe 11
Henry Rippetoe 2
Abraham Rippetoe 6/12

1880 United States Federal Census about Caleb Rippetoe
Name: Caleb Rippetoe
Age: 52
Birth Year: abt 1828
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1880: Colchester, McDonough, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Rippetoe
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members: Name Age
Caleb Rippetoe 52
Mary Rippetoe 49
Armuda Rippetoe 22

Colchester Independant Newspaper
20 July 1881 :
Calib Rippetoe, one of the first settlers of Colchester, died at his residence in this town about 10 a.m. yesterday. Several months ago he got hurt on the dump at shaft No. 14 where he was at work and it was from the effects of this hurt that he died. He will be buried at what is known as the Barber Grave Yard today. Mr. Rippetoe was a very highly respected member of our town ; had filled many responsible positions and leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.

Pease Newspaper Abstracts Volume 1 1880-1882
Thursday 21 July 1881 :
Rippetoe, Calip one of the first settlers of Colchester, died at his residence in that town yesterday. Buried in the Barber graveyard today.

* All of the above Information was placed on this Memorial by Skeety.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Rippetoe (1791 - 1859)
  Nancy Robertson Rippetoe (1796 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Carr Barber Rippetoe (1830 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Albert F. Rippetoe (1849 - 1933)*
  John Gilbert Rippetoe (1851 - 1929)*
  William R. Rippetoe (1853 - ____)*
  Mary Jane Rippetoe (1857 - 1857)*
  Arminda Lee Rippetoe Hoyt (1859 - 1910)*
  James E. Rippetoe (1861 - 1863)*
  Charles E. Rippetoe (1863 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarissa Rippetoe McGraw (1815 - 1880)*
  James Rippetoe (1815 - 1888)*
  Caleb Harrison Rippetoe (1828 - 1881)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Barber Cemetery
Colchester
McDonough County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Labz2006
Originally Created by: Tere Dare
Record added: Jul 03, 2007
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My Thoughts and Prayers are with You...
- Labz2006
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
TO CALEB RIPPETOE, OUR 1ST COUSIN 4X REMOVED. KIN OF THE RIPPETOE/ ROBERTS/ ROBBINS/ FAMILIES
- CHARLES R. RAUCH & FAMILY, TULSA, OK.
 Added: Jul. 8, 2011

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