Louis\Lewis RUPPEL
Louisa C. HOHMAN
William RUPPEL


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1. Grace WICKHAM
2. Ethel E. CRISP

William RUPPEL 3

  • Born: 28 May 1888, Caldwell, Noble Co, OH 4
  • Marriage (1): Grace WICKHAM on 10 Sep 1912 in Noble Co, OH 1
  • Marriage (2): Ethel E. CRISP about 1917 2
  • Died: 26 Jun 1938, Zanesville, Muskingum Co, OH at age 50 4
  • Buried: 28 Jun 1938, Woodlawn Cem, Zanesville, Muskingum Co, OH 4

bullet  General Notes:

INFO FROM ANNE WICKHAM: William "Ruple" was b. May 28, 1888 and was the son of Andrew "Ruple" and Mary J. Moore. He married Grace Wickham on Sep 10, 1912 in Noble Co., OH.

Unsure if the information below is the right William "Ruple" who married Grace Wickham.

father: "Lewis Ruppel" on death certificate and his father was listed a "Peter Rupple"
mother: "Louisa Rupple" on death certificate and her father was listed as Jos. Hohman.
brother: Andrew S. "Rupple" on OH Deaths, 1958-2002
nephew: Carlos "Ruppel" on death certificate and his father was listed as Andrew "Ruppel"

1900 OH CENSUS, Noble Co, Enoch Twp: William "Rupple", May 1888, 12, b. OH, parents b. OH. He was living with his parents, Lewis & Louisa C. Rupple, and siblings, including a brother, Andrew S. Rupple.

Name: William Ruppel
Serial Number: 732099
Race: W
Residence: Cincinnati, O.
Enlistment Division: Regular Army
Enlistment Location: Columbus Barracks, O.
Enlistment Date: 25 May 1914
Birth Place: Caldwell, O.
Birth Date / Age: 25 11/12 Years
Assigns Comment: Co D 6 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 11 Aug 1916; Mechanic 16 Nov 1917; Private, first class 1 July 1917; Corporal 20 June 1917; Sergeant 6 Sept 1917. St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 19 Apr 1918 to 22 July 1919. Honorable discharge 30 Nov 1919. Awarded or Award Distinguished Service Cross

1920 GA CENSUS, DeKalb Co, Cross Keys Twp, Camp Gordon U.S. Military Reservation: William "Ruppel", soldier, 31, married, b. OH, parents b. OH, Sergeant U.S. Army.

1930 CO CENSUS, Adams Co, Aurora city: William "Ruppel", 41, 1st marriage age 22, b. OH, parents b. OH, no occupation; wife Ethel E., 33, 1st marriage age 22, b. TN, parents b. TN; son James, 9; dau. Helen, 7; son Louis, 6; son Charles, 4-1/12. All children were b. GA, father b. OH, mother b. TN.

DEATH CERTIFICATE: William "Ruppel" of 861 Cabott Drive, Zanesville, Muskingum Co, OH; married; wife: Mrs. Ethel Ruppel; disabled war veteran U.S. Army; last worked Oct 1932; b. May 28, 1888 in Caldwell, OH; father: Louis Ruppel whose birthplace was unknown; mother: unknown; d. Jun 26, 1938 at home in Zanesville, Muskingum Co, OH of suicide by gun shot wound; 50 yrs, 0 mo, 28 d.; burial Woodlawn Cem, Zanesville, on Jun 28, 1938; informant: Ethel Ruppel of 861 Cabott Dr., Zanesville, OH.


William married Grace WICKHAM, daughter of Nathan WICKHAM and Mary Jane MILLER, on 10 Sep 1912 in Noble Co, OH.1 (Grace WICKHAM was born on 2 Mar 1894 in Caldwell, Noble Co, OH,3 died on 4 Jan 1931 in Bellaire, Belmont Co, OH 3 and was buried on 7 Jan 1931 in Rose Hill Cem, Belmont Co, OH 3.)


William next married Ethel E. CRISP, daughter of James Grant CRISP and Iona (---), about 1917.2 (Ethel E. CRISP was born on 22 Oct 1895 in TN Or AL 5 and died on 30 Nov 1977 in Newark, Licking Co, OH 6.)



1 Noble Co, OH Marriage Records.

2 1930 CO Census.

3 Death Certificate of Grace Wickham Freeman.

4 Death Certificate of William Ruppel.

5 Social Security Death Index.

6 (Ancestry.com).

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