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Dr Albert Harrison Rippetoe

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Dr Albert Harrison Rippetoe Veteran

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death
24 Apr 1881 (aged 66)
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Burial
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 3, Range 2
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Albert Harrison Rippetoe was born near Lenoir, North Carolina on December 9, 1814 to David Harrison Rippetoe and Elizabeth Harshaw.
According to family lore, he and a brother went to Sylacauga around 1834 or '35 he being a young man 20 or 21 years old, to manage a branch of their father's business from Montgomery.
He is found on the 1840 Census for Talladega, Alabama along with another male of the same age.
On October 8, 1842 Albert H. received 318.58 acres of land from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Albert Harrison was a student at The Louisville Medical Institute in Louisville, Kentucky - 1844-1845
On June 16, 1846 he was mustered in to the Alabama Militia Infantry, 1st. Reg't (Colley's), Co. E (Capt. Shelly's) as the 1st. Sargent, on July 29th he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, where he served in the Mexican War. He was mustered out 28 May 1847 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
On the 1850 Census of Talladega, Alabama he is listed as a Physician.
On December 30, 1852 he married Nancy Amazon Graham in Sylacauga, Alabama. They had 7 children, 4 boys (Albert Graham, Edward David, John Alfred and Robert Harrison) and 3 girls (Ida Montrose Elizabeth, Maude Alice Milton, and Marie Ama Graham).
In the 1860 Census of Brenham, Texas his occupation is listed as a Farmer and it shows him as owning a number of slaves.
In 1865 he petitions for and receives a Presidential Pardon for acts against the Union (support not armed conflict) which is signed by President Andrew Johnson.
The 1880 Census of Washington County, Texas shows he is still residing in Texas.
The Brenham Daily Banner of Brenham, Texas starting in the April 19, 1881 issue reports of an illness.
Dr. Albert Harrison Rippetoe died in Brenham on April 23, 1881 and is buried at the Prairie Lea Cemetery there.

If anyone should have more information or a correction to this information, please contact me.
Albert Harrison Rippetoe was born near Lenoir, North Carolina on December 9, 1814 to David Harrison Rippetoe and Elizabeth Harshaw.
According to family lore, he and a brother went to Sylacauga around 1834 or '35 he being a young man 20 or 21 years old, to manage a branch of their father's business from Montgomery.
He is found on the 1840 Census for Talladega, Alabama along with another male of the same age.
On October 8, 1842 Albert H. received 318.58 acres of land from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Albert Harrison was a student at The Louisville Medical Institute in Louisville, Kentucky - 1844-1845
On June 16, 1846 he was mustered in to the Alabama Militia Infantry, 1st. Reg't (Colley's), Co. E (Capt. Shelly's) as the 1st. Sargent, on July 29th he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, where he served in the Mexican War. He was mustered out 28 May 1847 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
On the 1850 Census of Talladega, Alabama he is listed as a Physician.
On December 30, 1852 he married Nancy Amazon Graham in Sylacauga, Alabama. They had 7 children, 4 boys (Albert Graham, Edward David, John Alfred and Robert Harrison) and 3 girls (Ida Montrose Elizabeth, Maude Alice Milton, and Marie Ama Graham).
In the 1860 Census of Brenham, Texas his occupation is listed as a Farmer and it shows him as owning a number of slaves.
In 1865 he petitions for and receives a Presidential Pardon for acts against the Union (support not armed conflict) which is signed by President Andrew Johnson.
The 1880 Census of Washington County, Texas shows he is still residing in Texas.
The Brenham Daily Banner of Brenham, Texas starting in the April 19, 1881 issue reports of an illness.
Dr. Albert Harrison Rippetoe died in Brenham on April 23, 1881 and is buried at the Prairie Lea Cemetery there.

If anyone should have more information or a correction to this information, please contact me.

Inscription

SACRED
to the memory of
ALBERT H.
RIPPETOE
BORN
near Lenoir N.C.
Dec. 9, 1814
Departed this life
April 24, 1881
Some better thing he hath
prepared for us beyond the
grave.
OBVERSE OF HEADSTONE
A square & Compass lying on a bible between two columns and below an arch
(symbol of the Masonic Order]
To him that overcometh will
I give to --- of the hidden manna
and I will gift him a white
stone and on the stone a new
name written, which no man
knoweth savnig he that receiveth
it.



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