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*VAN RIPER*
Family Tree

Jurian
Thomassen
De Ripen


Originator of the
Van RIPER surname
in the New World

These are the known migration routes

Netherlands>Bergan Co., NJ>NY>Dexter, Washtenaw Co., MI>
Walloon Lake, Charlevoix Co., MI

The CAPITALIZED names are my direct line

1st Generation

JURIAN THOMASSEN DE RIPEN, d 12 Sep 1695 came to America on a ship called "The Spotted Cow", married...........RECKYE HARMSSE, b about 1650

2nd Generation

Thomas Juriansen, b Abt 1668, d 1727, m 2 Jun 1691 to Jannetje Straet

Gerrit Juriansen, b abt 1670, d 4 Sep 1748, m 6 Jun 1693 to Beelitje Oosten

Aeltje Juriansen, b abt 1672, d in childhood

AELT JURIANSEN, d in 1710, m 6 Jul 1695 to GERRITJE MATTHEUS, b 23 Jun 1673

Christyntje Juriansen, b abt 1677, m 1 Aug 1698 to Pieter Gerbrantse

Jan Juriansen, m 7 Apr 1702 to Neeltje Jerrebrantse

Marritje Juriansen, b abt 1680, m 11 pr 1704 to Claas Gerbrantse

Harmen Juriansen, b abt 1682, d in infancy

Aeltje Juriansen, b abt 1684, d abt 1746, never married

Harmen Juriansen, b abt 1686, m 20 Jun 1709 to Maritje Frederickse, then to Judith Christopherse, had 13 children between two wives

Grietje Juriansen, b 5 Oct 1691

Jurie Juriansen, m 13 Nov 1730 m to Elizabeth Steinmets

3rd Generation

Juriaen Aeltse, m Martje Vreeland 13 May 1727

CORNELIUS I. AELTSE, b about 1693, d bef 1777, m 19 Jan 1727 to GEESJE POST

Martje Aeltse, m 6 May 1727 to Peter Adolf

Annetje Aeltse, m 22 Jun 1733 to Peter Jerritse

Rachel Aeltse, m 17 Nov 1727 to Barend Van Hoorn

Lea Aeltse, m Elias Vreeland

4th Generation

Lea Van Rypen, m 1 Dec 1729

JOHANNIS VAN RYPEN, d abt 1777, bap 29 Aug 1731, m MARRAGRIETJE VAN RYPE

Garret Van Rypen

Cornelius Van Rypen, m Margaret Vreeland then m Elizabeth Vreeland

Jacob C. Van Rypen

Catriena Van Rypen

Adrian Van Rypen, m Sarah Ackerman

Annatye Van Rypen, m Barent Retan 5 Mar 1775

5th Generation

CORNELIUS I. VAN RIPER, b 13 Dec 1759, m MARRETYE GERRITSE

Jurrie Van Riper, b 17 Dec 1761

Johannes Van Riper, b 15 Sep 1764

Gerret Van Riper, b abt 19 Apr 1767

6th Generation

Gerrit Van Riper, b 1 Apr 1785

Cornelius Van Riper, b 21 Jun 1787

Gerrebrant Van Riper, b 7 Dec 1789

Abraham Van Riper, b 19 Jun 1796

Jerre Van Riper, b 4 Nov 1798

Rachel Van Riper, b 6 Mar 1801

JACOBES [JAMES] CORNELIUS VAN RIPER, b 21 Jun 1805 in Bergen Co., NJ..., d 30 Dec 1877, m.............???

7th Generation

JAMES MADISON VAN RIPER, b 28 Mar 1826 in NY, d 16 Aug 1867 in Dexter, Washtenaw Co., MI, m..............BETSY LANE, b 1821 in NY, d 11 Mar 1863 in Dexter, Washtenaw Co., MI

John Henry Van Riper, b 27 Jan 1828

Mary C. Van Riper, b 1834, d 21 Jul 1877 in Jackson, MI, m.......................Ransom Bush, b 1825, d 4 Sep 1862 in Philadelphia, PA

Elizabeth Rachel Van Riper, b 4 Sep 1846, d 8 May 1895, m........................Nelson Green, b 7 Jul 1828, d 12 Nov 1929

8th Generation

Charles M. Van Riper, b 15 Jun 1849, d 19 Aug 1849

Lunetta[Nettie] Adell Van Riper, b 4 Jul 1851, d 18 Mar 1936 in Chicago, IL m............Mr. Mason

Catherine Van Riper, b 6 Oct 1853, d 26 Jan 1857

Harriet [Hattie] Van Riper, b 7 Mar 1856 in Dexter, MI, d 19 Aug 1933 in Petoskey, MI, m.....................Henry Waterman Fairbank, b 1852, d 11 Jan 1925 in Chicago, IL

FRANKLIN PIERCE VAN RIPER, b 24 Apr 1857 in Dexter, MI, d 10 Jun 1933 in Petoskey, MI, m................... ESTHER H. NEEB, b 27 Sep 1863 in Lodi Twp., MI, d 30 Apr 1926 in Petoskey, MI

James Madison Van Riper, Jr, b 5 Feb 1859, d 11 Apr 1862

Ada Mae Van Riper, b 1 Sep 1861 in Dexter, MI, m..................................William Easton

Lewis Omer Van Riper, b 9 Nov 1865, m......................................................Mae ???????

Anna Luella Van Riper, b 10 Apr 1867

9th Generation

Claude H. Van Riper, b 17 Apr 1883 in Battle Creek, MI, d 17 Apr 1966......never married

MABEL E. VAN RIPER, b 9 Dec 1885 in Battle Creek, MI, d 4 Mar 1972, m.................. ALFRED JAMES STANTON, b 16 Apr 1886 in Hillsdale, MI, d 1 Jul 1942 in Mendon, MI

10th Generation

WINIFRED WILHELMINA STANTON, b 13 Dec 1909 in West Mansfield, OH, d 7 Apr 1995 in Petoskey, MI, m................................ RALPH HENRY BECKWITH, b 9 Apr 1909 in Nottawa, MI, d 11 Sep 1993 in Petoskey, MI

11th Generation

Ann Caroline Beckwith, b in Flint, MI, m.........................Charles Thomas Flynn

Nancy Kay Beckwith, b in Flint, MI, m........................Carroll Frank Hirdning

DENISE ELAINE BECKWITH, b in Ann Arbor, MI, partnered with Paul Joseph Cassidy, b 13 July 1951 in OH, d 7 Feb 1993. Married David Earl Frayer, b 8 Oct 1935 in Toledo, OH, d 1 Jan 1996. Married TERRY LYNN FREDERICK, b in Petoskey, MI

12th Generation

Kevin David Schmidt, b in Toledo, OH, adopted out on 1 Feb 1972, reunited 8 Sep 1996

Tiffany Denise Frayer, b in Kalamazoo, MI

Danielle Louise Frederick, b in Petoskey, MI

Benjamin Charles Frederick, b in Petoskey, MI

For more information about genealogy and the VAN RIPER/RIPER/RIEPER surnames please visit these additional links from the Netherlands: Joke Riper-Seemann , from Assen, Netherlands, or Joke can be reached at the following email address: riper@seemann.demon.nl or visit the homepage of John Riper from Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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