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Israel T Piper
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1810
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1850
Greene County
Illinois, USA

Aged 39 Years, 9 Months, 8 Days. Son of Thomas Piper and Medusa Thomas Mathews. He married Louisa Fair on 29 April 1835 in Greene County, Illinois. Children: Emily Jane, 1836, John W. 1837, William 1839, James A 1841, Benjamin Franklin 1844, George W. 1844, Francis M. 1847, Samuel M. 1849.

Birth date is calculated from age at death and may not be accurate. No birth date appeared on the stone.

Israel Piper served in the Black Hawk War.
Second Regiment of Gen. Whitesides' Brigade, Second Regiment of Gen. Whitesides' Brigade Company of Capt. Samuel Smith, and also under Lt. Col. Jacob Fry
and in Odd Company under Brig. Gen. H. Adkinson.

"1885 History of Greene and Jersey Counties"
Page 879

The first settlement in what is now Rubicon township was made in 1826, by Thomas Piper, a native of Kentucky. From his native state he removed to Indiana in an early day, and resided there until coming to Greene county. He settled on section 10, this township, where he lived until overtaken by the hand of death. He had a wife and five children when he came here.

Israel Piper, a son of Thomas, came with him. He was, at this time, a young man, having been born in 1813, in Kentucky. He helped his father for a time, but in 1833, was united in marriage with Louisa Fair, and started out for himself. He was a resident of this township until his death, which occurred Sept. 5, 1850. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Piper (1776 - 1843)
  Medusa Mathew Piper (1784 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Fair Piper (1816 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  John W Piper (1837 - 1898)*
  William T. Piper (1839 - 1875)*
  Jas. A Piper (1842 - 1911)*
  Benjamin Franklin Piper (1844 - 1909)*
  George W Piper (1844 - 1888)*
  Francis Marion Piper (1847 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Piper (1808 - 1860)*
  Israel T Piper (1810 - 1850)
  Elizabeth Piper Drake (1816 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vandaveer-Big Sandy Cemetery
Athensville
Greene County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Simonelli
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Dec 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32328161
Israel T Piper
Added by: Donnie Ruyle
 
 
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Black Haw War
- Judy Clark-Wick
 Added: Oct. 9, 2011
 
 
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