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Caroline Rupe

Female 1840 - 1924  (83 years)


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  • Name Caroline Rupe 
    Born 15 May 1840  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Apr 1924  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I185  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father George Washington RUPE,   b. 1 Jun 1809, East VA Shenandoah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1888, At home, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth ROTHGEB,   b. 8 Dec 1817, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1898  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 May 1837  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1840 Gallia Co, OH
      Washington Roupe
      1m 20-30
      1f 0-5
      2 f 20-30

      1850 Galllia county, pg 53 #958
      Roop, Washington, 40, M, farmer, $700, cannot read/write, VA
      Elizabeth, 33, OH
      Caroline, 9, F, OH (School within the year)
      Johntha, 8, M, OH ("")
      Joseph, 5, M, OH, (" ")
      Adaline, 3, F, OH
      Jacob, 1, M, OH

      1870 Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH #180-184
      Washington Rupe, 61 Farmer $4000/732, VA
      Elizabeth, 53 OH
      Jacob, 21 works on farm, $100PP, OH
      Washington, 17 " OH
      Wm, 14 " OH
      Perry, 10 " OH
      Francis, 6 (Male) OH
      Franklin Butcher, 2 grandson OH
      Joseph Rupe, 25 " OH
      Theodocia Arnold, 18 VA

      1880 Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH
      Washington Rupe, 71, VA, VA, VA
      Elizabeth, 63, OH, VA, VA
      Perry, 20
      Franklin, 16
      Wilbert Butcher, 11 Grandson
      Tenna Rothgeb, 25 (f) servant

      GCDR:
      Washington Rupe; 10/18/1888; 79y4m17d, d Cheshire Tp, Gallia Co. b VA. pg 232
      Elizabeth Rupe, 3/2/1898; 81y; B&D Cheshire TWp; pg 350.

      From Aunt Cora's notebook:
      Geo. Washington Rupe b. June 1, 1809 d. Oct 18, 1888
      Elizabeth Rothgeb b. Dec 8, 1817 d.
      Married May 12, 1837
      Children:
      Henry b. 4/12/1838 d. 1 yr, 9mo 17 days
      Caroline b. 5/15/1840 d. April 1924
      m. (1) James Berridge, wounded in Civil War, died in wartiome hospital in Gallipolis, her fatehr would not take her to see him.
      m. (2) Wash Arnold
      Jonathan b. 4/24/1842
      Joseph b. 1/18/1845
      Adaline b. 2/19/1847
      m. Frank Butcher
      Jacob b. 6/1/1849
      m Mary Ellen Ritchey
      (son) died at birth July 6, 1851
      Washington b. 6/16/1853
      m. Dilly Butcher, moved to Greensburg, Ind
      William b. 3/11/1858
      Perry b. 3/12/1858
      Frank b. 1/10/1864

      Washington Rupe died at home in Cheshire township, 79 years. Born in East Virginia, emigrated to Ohio with parents in 1812, settled in Gallia county, Parents of 11 children. Buried in churchyard, Second Kyger Freewill BAptist church.

      Caroline Rupe Arnold
      Adeline Rupe Butcher b. June 1, 1869 d. 23 yr 3 mo 12 days
    Photos
    Rupe Brothers - Front row: Jont, Joe, Jake, Wash; Back row: Frank, Perry, Bill
    Rupe Brothers - Front row: Jont, Joe, Jake, Wash; Back row: Frank, Perry, Bill
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    Rupe Brothers - sitting: Perry, Wash, Jake, Joe; standing: Frank, Bill, Jont
    Rupe Brothers - sitting: Perry, Wash, Jake, Joe; standing: Frank, Bill, Jont
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    Family ID F22  Group Sheet

    Family 1 James Berridge,   b. Abt 1838, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Aug 1861  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F419  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Washington Wash Arnold,   b. 1841,   d. 1921  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1869  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Christena Arnold,   b. 11 Jan 1870, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Moses Arnold,   b. 22 Nov 1870, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F421  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1840 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1861 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1869 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1924 - Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Louise White.