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James Piper, Sr
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Birth: May 6, 1808
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1852
Jasper County
Indiana, USA

James Piper Sr. and his family lived in Ohio where most of his children was born. They only lived in Indiana a few years when James died from rabies. James had been bitten by a mad dog 18 years before.
At the time of his death James was 43 yrs., 11 mo. old.

The information below was taken from the obituary of James son, George Washington Piper.

Source: From his son, George W. Piper's Obituary
The family moved from Ohio to Indiana. After a few years residence in that state, where his father died of the rabies, 18 years after he was bitten by a mad dog. George moved with his mother and family to Jefferson county, Kansas, in 1858, locating near the present site of Rock Creek.

James Piper Sr. married Jane Brunson 9 December 1835 Richland Co, Ohio
Jane was born 28 Sep 1818 in Ohio and died 06 Aug 1863 in Jefferson Co, Kansas. Jane was 44 years, 10 months, and 8 days at the time of her death.
James and Jane had 12 children including 2 sets of twins.

Source: U.S. Federal Census Records
1850 Indiana, Jasper, Jackson County
Piper, James, head, 45, 1805, Pennsylvania,
Piper, Jane, wife, 32,
Piper, John, son, 13, Ohio
Piper, Nancy J, daughter, 12, Ohio
Piper, James, son, 11, Ohio
Piper, Hugh, son, 10, Ohio
Piper, Martha A, daughter, 8, Ohio
Piper, Elizabeth, daughter, 6
Piper, Sarah M, daughter, 3
Piper, George W, son, 2
Piper, Lavonia, 0
Piper, Malvina, 0

In 1858 the family moved to Jefferson Co, Kansas

1860 Kansas Territory, Rock Creek, Jefferson County
Piper, Jane, head, 41, widow,
Piper, John, son, 23, 1838 Ohio
Piper, James, son, 22, 1837, Ohio
Piper, Hugh, son, 19,
Piper, Martha, daughter, 17,
Piper, Elizabeth, daughter, 15
Piper, Matilda, daughter, 13,
Piper, George, son, 12,
Piper, Levina, daughter, 10
Piper, Thomas, son, 9
Piper, William, son, 9
Family links: 
  Jane Piper (1818 - 1863)
  John Piper (____ - 1884)*
  Hugh Piper (1840 - 1918)*
  George W Piper (1848 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Blue Grass Cemetery
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
Originally Created by: Mary Yeoman Sholey
Record added: Jan 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64203929

Norma G. Fields Piper Clark's great great grandfathr.
- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014
In loving memory of my sister-in-laws great great grandfather.
- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Jul. 24, 2014

- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Jun. 23, 2014

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