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David Ripley[1]

Male 1744 - 1803  (58 years)


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  • Name David Ripley 
    Born 30 Jul 1744  W. Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1803 
    Person ID I8  Schuerman-Wood-Worden
    Last Modified 30 May 2004 

    Father John Ripley, Sr.,   b. England (?) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Meribah 
    _STAT MARRIED 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscella Dunbar,   b. 12 Mar 1745, (?), Warren County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Jan 1764  [3
    _STAT MARRIED 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Ripley,   b. 25 Sep 1770,   d. 15 Apr 1849, Spafford, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 22 May 2017 21:59:30 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jul 1744 - W. Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Spafford Mortuary Records with Genealogical Notes, G. Collins, Newberry E698408: Gives parents, date of birth, wife and her dob, with Jonathan as child.

      Evidentally served in Revolutionary War from New York (Scott, Cortland). Rex Warden has provided copies of an extensive set of documents concerning the efforts of his wife, Priscella, to obtain a pension (under the law of 1836). The claim was denied. A search of Ancestry.com American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions (from the book Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions, 1852) confirms the rejection with the reason: "He did serve six months in a military capacity."

      Affidavit of brother Asa Ripley, claiming to serve with David for 18 months in company of Captain Elijah Bostwick of Canaan, Columbiana co. in regiment of Col. William Whiting. In battle of White Plains and at Cherry Valley, 1777.

      Date of death from affidavit of wife in connection with the above.

      Not found in New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, vol. 1 complied by James A. Roberts, Comptroller [of the State], 1898, supplement complied by E.C. Knight, 1901, published in Albany. This is listing from muster rolls and payrolls. Brother Asa found in above company and regiment.

      Not found in:
      DAR Patriot Index, 1990: no David or Asa Ripley from New York.

      The Pension Lists of 1792-1795, Gen. Pub. Co., 1991: Ripley not in index.

      Rev. Was Bounty Land Grants awarded by state governments, Loyd D. Bock-Struk, 1996: No Ripleys from NY.

      Index to Rev. War Service Records, 1995 (from microfilm records in the National Archives): No David or Asa Ripley. Asa and Piram Riply, privates in Willet's NY regiment

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Spafford Mortuary Records with Genealogical Notes, Collins, George K. , (Syracuse, N.Y.: Onodago Historical Association, 1917), E698408., p. 219.

    2. [S144] Greenwich, RI Vital Records.
      Copy of original record provided by Rex Warden shows parents

    3. [S1] Family Bible, Copy of page provided by Rex Warden.