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Re: Rappley
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: October 08, 2012 at 05:54:56
In Reply to: Rappley by Cathy Rappley of 18139

Iím not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

1890 Veterans Schedules
Veteran's Name: William Louis Rappley
Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Year enlisted: 1862
Year discharged: 1865
Rank: Boatswain Mate

1880 -
Name: William L. Rapply
Age: 42
Birth Year: abt 1838 < < < < < < < <<
Birthplace: Texas
Home in 1880: Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Rapply
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Ger
Occupation: Farmer

William L. Rapply 42, TX - farmer
Mary Rapply 38, TN or PENN, cannot read or write [1842]
Lucy Rapply 13, MN
Mary Rapply 12, MN
Ellen Rapply 10, MN
Louis Rapply 10, MN
Jane Rapply 7, MN
Martin Rapply 7, MN
Margaret Rapply 5, MN
William Rapply 2, MN
Henry Rapply 3m, MN

Census records do not record the specific locality of a persons birth. Only the state or country is recorded.

Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950
Name: Mary Tarpy
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 24 Oct 1865
Marriage Place: Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota
Spouse's Name: William S Rapply
Spouse Gender: Male

1870 - William Rappley is not listed.

1900 -
Name: Joseph L Raffley
[Joseph L Rappley]
Age: 19
Birth Date: Mar 1881
Birthplace: Minnesota
Home in 1900: Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota
[Blue Earth]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: William Raffley
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Mary Raffley
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

William Raffley 70, 4/30 LA - farmer
Mary Raffley 58, 3/42 VA - 17 children & 11 living
Louis Raffley 29, 3/71 MN
William Raffley 22, 12/77 MN
Joseph L Raffley 19, 3/81 MN
Francis Raffley 17, 4/83 MN - son
Julia Raffley 9, 4/91 MN
Martin Raffley 26, 3/74 MN

William Lewis Rappley may have given false or misleading places of birth because he may not trusted the government.

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