Leura (?)

F, #3301
Last Edited=24 Apr 1995
     Leura (?) married Charles M. Ruple, son of James Ruple and Sarah Wagner Wood.
     Her married name was Ruple. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 151.

Child of Leura (?) and Charles M. Ruple

Clyde Ruple

M, #3302, b. circa 1880
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandnephew of Jacob Rupel
     Clyde Ruple was born circa 1880.1 He was the son of Charles M. Ruple and Leura (?)

Citations

  1. [S1322] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 151 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Emily (?)

F, #3303, b. 18 November 1861
Last Edited=20 Oct 2004
     Emily (?) was born on 18 November 1861.1 She married John C. Ruple, son of James Ruple and Sarah Wagner Wood.
     Her married name was Ruple.

Children of Emily (?) and John C. Ruple

Citations

  1. [S1322] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 151 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Orsa Ruple

M, #3304
Last Edited=24 Apr 1995
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandnephew of Jacob Rupel
     Orsa Ruple was the son of John C. Ruple and Emily (?)
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 151.

Pearl C. Ruple

F, #3305, b. circa August 1885
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandniece of Jacob Rupel
     Pearl C. Ruple was born circa August 1885.1 She was the daughter of John C. Ruple and Emily (?)

Citations

  1. [S1322] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 151 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Mary Ann Rupel

F, #3306, b. 10 November 1825
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Mary Ann Rupel was born on 10 November 1825.1 She was the daughter of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Mary Ann Rupel married Fred Laing circa 1853.1
     Her married name was Laing. Mary and Fred had eight children. RUPLE FAMILY IN AMERICA pg 149 has Mary Ann died '9-20-1836',typo.

Citations

  1. [S1323] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 146, 149 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Elisha H. Rupel

M, #3307, b. 29 October 1827, d. 22 May 1911
Last Edited=10 Nov 2006
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Elisha H. Rupel was born on 29 October 1827 at Somerset Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Elisha H. Rupel married Jane Vanderhoof, daughter of Jules Vanderhoof and Catherine (?), on 25 November 1853.1 Elisha H. Rupel died on 22 May 1911 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 83.1,2 He was buried at Bowman Cemetery, Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     The History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1880, page 674, had following:
Elisha H. Rupel, son of Peter and Christina Rupel, formerly of Pennsylvania, but later of this county, was born Oct. 29, 1827, in Somerset county, Pa; moved to this tp. (township) in 1830; was married in 1853 to Jane Vanderhoof, daughter of Jules and Catherine Vanderhoof, of this tp. They have 2 children, Clarissa, born in 1855, and Harrietta, born in 1860. Mr. R. is a Democrat; his first vote was cast for Andrew Jackson. He owns 187 acres of fine land, worth about $100 an acre, in sec. 26.

Children of Elisha H. Rupel and Jane Vanderhoof

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1323] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 146, 149 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Hiram Rupel

M, #3308, b. circa September 1830, d. 24 July 1906
Last Edited=10 Nov 2006
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Hiram Rupel was born circa September 1830 at Elkhart Co., Indiana.1,2 He was the son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Hiram Rupel married Laura Treadwell on 14 May 1857.1 Hiram Rupel died on 24 July 1906.2 He was buried at Bowman Cemetery, Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     Jim Coleman lists Hiram born 14 Sep 1830, and died 24 Jun 1906.

The History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1880, page 674, had following:
Hiram Rupel, living on sec. 26, was born in Elkhart county, in September, 1830; his parents, Peter and Christina (Shumal) Rupel, were natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. Rupel was married in 1854 to Laura Creedvell, formerly of New York State. They have 3 children, Dicintha, Oscar William and Louis Edyker. Mr. Rupel is a farmer and has a beautiful and well tilled farm of 26 2/8 acres, valued at $100 per acre; P.O., South Bend.

NOTE: Other sources list Christina's surname as Shumaker, and Laura's surname as Treadwell.

Children of Hiram Rupel and Laura Treadwell

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1324] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149, 152 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Bazil Rupel

M, #3309, b. 29 January 1833, d. 30 July 1909
Last Edited=10 Nov 2006
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Bazil Rupel was born on 29 January 1833 at Indiana.1,2 He was the son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Bazil Rupel married Sara Jane Brunson, daughter of George W. Bronson and Mary Calkins, on 25 May 1854 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 Bazil Rupel died on 30 July 1909 at age 76.2
     The History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1880, page 674, had following:
Bazel Rupel, son of Peter and Christina Rupel, of this county, was born Jan. 29, 1833. He was married May 25, 1854, to Sarah J. Bronson, of this tp. (township). Her parents are George W. and Mary (Corcons) Bronson. They had 3 children, James T., born Oct. 20, 1855; M.L., born Oct. 3, 1857; and N.I., born Oct. 15, 1864. Mrs. Rupel was born Dec. 6, 1838. They are worthy members Pleasant Grove Grange, No. 1550. Mr. R. is a Democrat. He received his education in the common schools of the county. Was at Pike's Peak in 1860. Owns 50 acres of land.
Mrs. Rupel's mother, nee Mary Calkins, was born in Jamestown, N.Y., June 21, 1818, and her father, Caleb Calkins, was born in Vermont, Aug. 27, 1790, and her mother, nee Susan Beardsley, was born in Rhode Island, Nov. 27, 1790; they were married in 1812. Geo. W. Bronson was born in Wayne county, O., Aug. 25, 1814, and was married in 1835, in Cass county, Mich. Mr. Bronson's mother, nee Nancy Cathcart, was born in New Jersey March 6, 1786, and his father, Reuben Bronson, was born in Vermont Sept. 7, 1781; the two latter were married in 1804. Mr. R's P.O. is South Bend.

Children of Bazil Rupel and Sara Jane Brunson

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1324] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149, 152 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Elias H. Rupel

M, #3310, b. 23 February 1835, d. circa April 1927
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Elias H. Rupel was born on 23 February 1835 at Centre Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1,2 He was the son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Elias H. Rupel married Molly Barrett on 29 January 1885.1 Elias H. Rupel died circa April 1927.2 He was buried at Bowman Cemetery, Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     Jim Coleman lists Elias death date as 09 Feb 1928. Jim Coleman lists Elias's wife as Mary Barrett.

Child of Elias H. Rupel and Molly Barrett

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1324] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149, 152 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Franklin Rupel

M, #3311, b. 23 May 1837, d. 9 August 1908
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Franklin Rupel was born on 23 May 1837 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1,2 He was the son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Franklin Rupel married Martha Jane Rockhill on 26 November 1863 at Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Franklin Rupel died on 9 August 1908 at age 71.2

Children of Franklin Rupel and Martha Jane Rockhill

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1325] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149, 150 (Little Rock, Arkansas: n.pub., c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Phoebe Rupel

F, #3312, b. 9 October 1839, d. 12 December 1916
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Phoebe Rupel was born on 9 October 1839 at Indiana.1,2 She was the daughter of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker. Phoebe Rupel married Andrew Yoder circa 1867.2 Phoebe Rupel died on 12 December 1916 at age 77.2 She was buried at Bowman Cemetery, Portage Twsp., St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     Her married name was Yoder. Phoebe and Andrew had two children, Beryl and Clyde. Also had 4 step-children, Joseph, William, Marilda, Ella.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1326] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 150 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Martha Rupel

F, #3313, b. circa 1835
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Martha Rupel was born circa 1835 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord. Martha Rupel married Jacob Ulery on 16 November 1854.1
     Her married name was Ulery. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

William Rupel

M, #3314, b. circa 1836
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     William Rupel was born circa 1836 at Indiana.1 He was the son of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord. William Rupel married Clotilda Meyer.
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Sarah Rupel

F, #3315, b. circa 1837
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Sarah Rupel was born circa 1837 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord.
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Ann Rupel

F, #3316, b. circa 1839, d. 1 October 1902
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Ann Rupel was born circa 1839 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord. Ann Rupel died on 1 October 1902.1
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Isaac Rupel

M, #3317, b. 25 February 1843, d. 7 August 1910
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Isaac Rupel was born on 25 February 1843 at Indiana.1 He was the son of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord. Isaac Rupel married Susan Fisher on 15 November 1883 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 Isaac Rupel died on 7 August 1910 at age 67.1
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Children of Isaac Rupel and Susan Fisher

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Daniel Rupel1

F, #3318, b. circa 1847
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Daniel Rupel was born circa 1847.2 She was the daughter of Samuel Rupel and Elinor Chord.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."
  2. [S1306] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 146, 150 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Andrew Rupel

M, #3319, b. 27 February 1842, d. 30 April 1916
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Andrew Rupel was born on 27 February 1842 at Indiana.1 He was the son of David Rupel and Sarah Melling. Andrew Rupel married Mara A. Hasbaugh on 3 September 1868 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 Andrew Rupel died on 30 April 1916 at Indiana at age 74.1
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Children of Andrew Rupel and Mara A. Hasbaugh

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Dennis W. Rupel

M, #3320, b. circa November 1839
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Dennis W. Rupel was born circa November 1839 at Indiana.1 He was the son of David Rupel and Sarah Melling. Dennis W. Rupel married Mary O'Conner on 30 April 1862 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Margaret J. Rupel

F, #3321, b. circa 1844
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Margaret J. Rupel was born circa 1844 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of David Rupel and Sarah Melling. Margaret J. Rupel married J.W. Jones on 14 January 1866.1
     Her married name was Jones. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 146,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Malinda C. Rupel

F, #3322, b. circa 1849
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Malinda C. Rupel was born circa 1849 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of David Rupel and Sarah Melling. Malinda C. Rupel married David H. Weaver on 5 January 1866.1
     Her married name was Weaver. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 147,150. History of St. Joseph County, 1880, pg 730, has name as Melinda.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Mary Ellen Rupel

F, #3323, b. circa 1852
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Mary Ellen Rupel was born circa 1852 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of David Rupel and Sarah Melling. Mary Ellen Rupel married Jonathan M. Cripe on 24 August 1876.1
     Her married name was Cripe. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 147,150.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Fred Laing

M, #3324, b. abt 10 Sep 1820's, d. 13 January 1861
Last Edited=10 Nov 1997
     Fred Laing was born abt 10 Sep 1820's. He married Mary Ann Rupel, daughter of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker, circa 1853.1 Fred Laing died on 13 January 1861.2
     RUPLE FAMILY IN AMERICA pg 149, has Fred born '9-10-182', typo.

Citations

  1. [S1323] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 146, 149 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.
  2. [S1318] Jack D. Ruple Sr., The Ruple Family in America and its Germanic heritage, pg 149 (Little Rock, Arkansas: J.D. Ruple, c1988). Hereinafter cited as Ruple Family in America.

Jane Vanderhoof

F, #3325, b. circa June 1832, d. 25 June 1900
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
     Jane Vanderhoof was born circa June 1832 at New York.1 She was the daughter of Jules Vanderhoof and Catherine (?) Jane Vanderhoof married Elisha H. Rupel, son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker, on 25 November 1853.1 Jane Vanderhoof died on 25 June 1900.1
     Her married name was Rupel. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149. History of St. Joseph Co., Indiana, 1880, page 674.

Children of Jane Vanderhoof and Elisha H. Rupel

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Harriet Rupel

F, #3326, b. circa 1860
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Harriet Rupel was born circa 1860 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Elisha H. Rupel and Jane Vanderhoof. Harriet Rupel married A. Whiteman.
     Her married name was Whiteman. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149,152.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Clarissa Rupel

F, #3327, b. circa May 1855
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-granddaughter of Jacob Rupel
     Clarissa Rupel was born circa May 1855 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of Elisha H. Rupel and Jane Vanderhoof.
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149,152.

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Laura Treadwell

F, #3328, b. circa 1826, d. circa 1894
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
     Laura Treadwell was born circa 1826 at New York.1 She married Hiram Rupel, son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker, on 14 May 1857.1 Laura Treadwell died circa 1894 at Indiana.1
     As of 14 May 1857,her married name was Rupel. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149.

Children of Laura Treadwell and Hiram Rupel

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Sara Jane Brunson

F, #3329, b. 6 December 1838
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
     Sara Jane Brunson was born on 6 December 1838 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of George W. Bronson and Mary Calkins. Sara Jane Brunson married Bazil Rupel, son of Peter Rupel and Christina (Nancy) Shumaker, on 25 May 1854 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1
     Her married name was Rupel. Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149. History of St. Joseph Co., Indiana, 1880, page 674.

Children of Sara Jane Brunson and Bazil Rupel

Citations

  1. [S29] Jim Coleman, "Jim Coleman FHL film 1673524, item 14", 1990 (Mishawaka, Indiana). Hereinafter cited as "John Coleman records."

Mell Rupel

M, #3330, b. 3 October 1857
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandson of Jacob Rupel
     Mell Rupel was born on 3 October 1857.1 He married female (?) Mell Rupel was the son of Bazil Rupel and Sara Jane Brunson.
     Ruple Family in America, 1988, by Jack D. Ruple Sr., pg 149,153.

Citations

  1. [S1327] N/a, History of St Joseph Co , Indiana, 1880, pg 674 (Chicago, Illinois: C.C. Chapman & Company, 1880). Hereinafter cited as History of St. Joseph Co., Indiana.