KY Cav. (CSA), James P. Ripy

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KY Cav. (CSA), James P. Ripy

Birthdate:
Death: February 11, 1922 (77)
Place of Burial: Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Ripy and Artemisia Ripy
Husband of Helen Ripy
Brother of KY (CSA), Thomas Beebe Ripy; Alice Ripy and John R. Ripy

Occupation: Wholesale whiskey distributor, distiller
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About KY Cav. (CSA), James P. Ripy

Civil War Veteran

Affiliation: Confederacy

Rank: Ord. Sgt./ Col.

Co.: H

Regt.: 5th Kentucky

Branch: Calvary

Links:

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=66168717

http://genealogytrails.com/main/military/confederatevets_state2.html Note: Listed as being from Lawrenceburg, Ks.. Residence was Lawrenceburg, Ky.


Biography

 James P. Ripy was born April 2, 1844, in Anderson County, received his early

education in the common schools, and then entered the Kentucky Military Institute of Franklin County. At the age of eighteen he entered Company H., Capt. E. S. Dawson, Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, which formed a part of Morgan's command, and served until the close of the war. He then engaged in farming. From 1868 to 1875 he engaged in the wholesale whisky [sic] business in Louisville. In 1876 he returned to Lawrenceburg, and since continued to operate in the same line. He married Miss Helen Lillard, daughter of C. Marion and Frances (McGuire) Lillard, and by this marriage he has five children: James B., Marion W., Hardy B., Francis L. and Helen.

Ripy Walker McGuire Lillard

Franklin-KY PA Ireland

http://www.rootsweb.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/anderson/ripy.txt


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES INVENTORY -- NOMINATION FORM Ripy, T.B., House Anderson County, Kentucky

Other members of the Ripy family figured in the distilling industry. After serving under General John Hunt Morgan in the Civil War, T.B. f s older brother, Colonel James P. Ripy bought the Old Hickory Springs Distillery which he and his son, James B. Ripy, operated until 1899 when the Kentucky Distilleries .-and Warehouse Company bought the plant.^ The descendants of both James P. and T.B. were active in the distilling business for many years.

Link:https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset?assetID=03edb211-47ac-4973-8643-df388ee04538

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KY Cav. (CSA), James P. Ripy's Timeline

1844
April 2, 1844
1922
February 11, 1922
Age 77
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Military Institute of Franklin Co., Ky.
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Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky, United States