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Generation One

 

 

1.  WILLIAM RAPER; born 1789; married MARY ?, daughter of ? (--?--).

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and Mary unk were:

        2.      i.   MARY, married JOSEPH TUEL.

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and Mary unk were:

                 i.   ELIZABETH; married L.D. LEWIS.

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and MARY ? were as follows:

        3.      i.   WILLIAM  Johnson, born 22 Oct 1824 at Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, USA; married MARGARET WHITNEY.

        4.     ii.   JOHN M, born 1827 at OHIO; married MARIA UNKNOWN.

               iii.   ROBERT.

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and MARY ? RAPER were:

        5.      i.   HOLLY W, born 1820; married MARY UNKNOWN.

 

Generation Two

 

 

2.  MARY RAPER; married JOSEPH TUEL.

 

     Children of MARY RAPER and JOSEPH TUEL were as follows:

                 i.   SUSANNAH.

                ii.   MIRANDA.

               iii.   JOHN.

 

3.  WILLIAM  Johnson RAPER; born 22 Oct 1824 at Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, USA; married MARGARET WHITNEY, daughter of JOHN WHITNEY and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN; died 31 Jan 1876 at MONROE COUNTY OH at age 51.

 

     Children of WILLIAM  Johnson RAPER and MARGARET WHITNEY were as follows:

                 i.   JOHN; born 1852.

        6.     ii.   ELIZA, born 1853 at OHIO; married HENRY PARR.

               iii.   REBECCA; born 1857.

        7.    iv.   GEORGE W, born 1859 at OHIO; married FLORA McKNIGHT.

        8.     v.   WILLIAM ANDREW, born 18 Nov 1862 at MONROE COUNTY, OH; married MARGARET BORNEMAN.

        9.    vi.   LEONARD, born 1869 at OHIO; married MARY EFFIE BOWERS.

      10.  vii.   ELIZABETH Moriah Whitney, born 20 Oct 1871; married ELVIN CAIN; married Elvin Riley Cain.

      11.  viii.   OTTO, born 1886 at OHIO; married MARY KOEHLER.

 

4.  JOHN M. RAPER; born 1827 at OHIO; married MARIA UNKNOWN; died 1901.

 

     Children of JOHN M. RAPER and MARIA UNKNOWN all born at OHIO were as follows:

      12.      i.   ALONZO, born 1862; married UNKNOWN UNKNOWN.

      13.     ii.   WILLIAM L, born 1866; married CLARA UNKNOWN.

               iii.   CHARLES W; born 1867.

               iv.   SAMUEL E; born 1869.

                v.   JOHN M; born 1871.

               vi.   SHERMAN; born 1875.

              vii.   ROBERT; born 1878.

 

5.  HOLLY W. RAPER; born 1820; married MARY UNKNOWN.

 

     Children of HOLLY W. RAPER and MARY UNKNOWN were as follows:

                 i.   MARY; born 1845 at OHIO.

                ii.   KATE; born 1848.

 

Generation Three

 

 

6.  ELIZA RAPER; born 1853 at OHIO; married HENRY PARR.

 

     Children of ELIZA RAPER and HENRY PARR were as follows:

                 i.   JOHN.

                ii.   UNKNOWN.

               iii.   UNKNOWN.

 

7.  GEORGE W. RAPER; born 1859 at OHIO; married FLORA McKNIGHT 1882.

 

     Children of GEORGE W. RAPER and FLORA McKNIGHT all born at OHIO were as follows:

      14.      i.   EARNEST, born 1884; married LIBBE B. RAPER.

                ii.   HARRY; born 1889.

               iii.   MARGARET; born 1891.

               iv.   JOHN; born 1894.

                v.   IDA; born 1897.

 

8.  WILLIAM ANDREW RAPER; born 18 Nov 1862 at MONROE COUNTY, OH; married MARGARET BORNEMAN, daughter of HENRY BORNEMAN and KATHRYN BOUNDS, 1880 at PROBABLY WHEELING, WV; died 6 Oct 1944 at BOGGS RUN, WVA, at age 81.

     He INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE.

 

     Children of WILLIAM ANDREW RAPER and MARGARET BORNEMAN were as follows:

      15.      i.   RHEA, born 1892; married ROBERT MILLER.

      16.     ii.   WILLIAM, born circa 1899 at WHEELING, WVA; married ETHEL NORMAN.

      17.   iii.   GEORGE WASHINGTON, born 21 Jun 1901 at WHEELING, WVA; divorced ESSIE FERN BAKER; married Olive Laconi; married ESSIE FERN BAKER.

      18.    iv.   KATHERINE, born 1906; married HARRY BRUBAKER.

      19.     v.   MAUDE ELIZABETH, married WILLIAM BARON.

               vi.   WILLA DIED AS AN INFANT.

              vii.   MARGARET DIED AT AGE 8.

 

9.  LEONARD RAPER; born 1869 at OHIO; married MARY EFFIE BOWERS 1895.

 

     Children of LEONARD RAPER and MARY EFFIE BOWERS were as follows:

                 i.   CHEERFUL MAY; born 1895 at WEST VIRGINIA.

                ii.   ELIZABETH; born 1903 at WEST VIRGINIA.

               iii.   EARLE.

               iv.   CHARLES; born 1898 at WEST VIRGINIA.

                v.   EMMETT.

               vi.   ELVIN; born 1907 at WEST VIRGINIA.

 

10.  ELIZABETH Moriah Whitney RAPER; born 20 Oct 1871; married ELVIN CAIN; married Elvin Riley Cain; died 2 Jun 1921 at age 49.

 

     Children of ELIZABETH Moriah Whitney RAPER and ELVIN CAIN were as follows:

      20.      i.   (--?--), born 3 Dec 1922; married (--?--) (--?--).

                ii.   BIRDIE.

 

     There were no children of ELIZABETH Moriah Whitney RAPER and Elvin Riley Cain.

 

11.  OTTO RAPER; born 1886 at OHIO; married MARY KOEHLER.

 

     Children of OTTO RAPER and MARY KOEHLER were as follows:

                 i.   NELLIE.

                ii.   JANE.

               iii.   MARGARET IDA.

               iv.   GEORGIA.

                v.   HOMER.

               vi.   KENNETH.

 

12.  ALONZO RAPER; born 1862 at OHIO; married UNKNOWN UNKNOWN.

 

     Children of ALONZO RAPER and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN were:

      21.      i.   LIEBERT

 

13.  WILLIAM L. RAPER; born 1866 at OHIO; married CLARA UNKNOWN.

 

     Children of WILLIAM L. RAPER and CLARA UNKNOWN were as follows:

                 i.   BILLIE.

                ii.   VIOLET.

 

Generation Four

 

 

14.  EARNEST RAPER; born 1884 at OHIO; married LIBBE B. RAPER.

 

     Children of EARNEST RAPER and an unknown spouse were:

                 i.   FRED M. RAPER.

 

     There were no children of EARNEST RAPER and LIBBE B. RAPER.

 

15.  RHEA RAPER; born 1892; married ROBERT MILLER, son of JOHN MILLER and MIRIAH IDA SLAK; died 16 Jul 1978.

     She Are these dates correct ?

 

     Children of RHEA RAPER and ROBERT MILLER were:

                 i.   MARGARET; died BENWOOD, WVA at l Benwood, Wv.

     She Just don't have the exact dates.

 

16.  WILLIAM RAPER; born circa 1899 at WHEELING, WVA; married ETHEL NORMAN, daughter of Frank Norman and Molly unk, at WHEELING, WVA; died 11 May 1949 at WHEELING, WVA.

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and ETHEL NORMAN were as follows:

      22.      i.   VIRGINIA, born 17 Oct 1921 at Wheeling, Wv; married DONALD DRAKE.

      23.     ii.   WILLIAM, born 1923 at WHEELING, WVA; married ? (--?--); divorced ? (--?--); married RUTH WOLFE.

      24.   iii.   BETTY, born 26 May 1924 at WHEELING, WVA; married FREDERICK GUEGOLD.

 

17.  GEORGE WASHINGTON RAPER; born 21 Jun 1901 at WHEELING, WVA; he and ESSIE FERN BAKER were divorced; married Olive Laconi 195? at WHEELING, WVA; married ESSIE FERN BAKER 1916, daughter of JAMES A. BAKER 1916 and MARY JANE PRICE, Sep 1919 at WHEELING, WVA; died 11 Dec 1968 at HUNTINGTON, WVA, at age 67.

     He INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE.

 

     There were no children of GEORGE WASHINGTON RAPER and Olive Laconi.

 

     Children of GEORGE WASHINGTON RAPER and ESSIE FERN BAKER were as follows:

      25.      i.   GEORGE THOMAS, born 18 Oct 1921 at BOGGS RUN, RURAL RT. 2, WHEELING, WV; married KATHERINE LOUISE MIRANDY; divorced KATHERINE LOUISE MIRANDY; married RUTH ALBERTA BARLOW.

      26.     ii.   MARJORIE MAY, born 7 Sep 1926 at WHEELING, WVA; married MIKE McCHESKY.

 

18.  KATHERINE RAPER; born 1906; married HARRY BRUBAKER; died 5 Jul 1975 at WHEELING, WVA.

     She BURIED STONE CHURCH.

 

     Children of KATHERINE RAPER and HARRY BRUBAKER were:

      27.      i.   HARRY WILLIAM, born  at WHEELING, WVA; married NANCY COFFMAN.

 

19.  MAUDE ELIZABETH RAPER; married WILLIAM BARON.

 

     Children of MAUDE ELIZABETH RAPER and WILLIAM BARON were as follows:

      28.      i.   JOHN, married MARY UNKNOWN.

      29.     ii.   ROBERT, married SHIRLEY UNKNOWN.

      30.   iii.   ELWOOD, married RUTH AXTON.

      31.    iv.   BESSIE, married JAMES LURTY.

 

20.  (--?--) (--?--); born 3 Dec 1922; married (--?--) (--?--); died 23 Apr 1923.

     He was also known as Samuel Richard Cain.

 

     Children of (--?--) (--?--) and (--?--) (--?--) were:

                 i.   PHILIP.

 

     Children of (--?--) (--?--) and an unknown spouse were:

                 i.   Samuel Richard; born 12 Dec 1894; died 27 Oct 1958 at age 63.

 

21.  LIEBERT RAPER.

 

     Children of LIEBERT RAPER and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN were:

                 i.   WILLIAM TWIN TO JACK.

 

     Children of LIEBERT RAPER and an unknown spouse were as follows:

                 i.   JACK TWIN TO WILLIAM.

                ii.   MARGARET.

               iii.   EILEEN; married UNKNOWN ROXBY.

 

Generation Five

 

 

22.  VIRGINIA RAPER; born 17 Oct 1921 at Wheeling, Wv; married DONALD DRAKE.

     She Is spouse Levant or Donald??

 

     Children of VIRGINIA RAPER and DONALD DRAKE were as follows:

                 i.   DONALD is father named Levant or Donald??

                ii.   LEE; born at ?; died at ?

 

23.  WILLIAM RAPER; born 1923 at WHEELING, WVA; married ? (--?--); he and ? (--?--) were divorced; married RUTH WOLFE, daughter of MILFORD WOLFE and MILDRED PRATT RAPER, 11 May 1946.

 

     There were no children of WILLIAM RAPER and ? (--?--).

 

     Children of WILLIAM RAPER and RUTH WOLFE were as follows:

      32.      i.   ROBERT, born 6 Mar 1929 at WHEELING, WV; married Not Known (--?--); divorced Not Known (--?--).

                ii.   EDWIN; born 17 Jul 1943; married SHERRY BECKER; died at WHEELING, WV.

     He Does Edwin belong here??

               iii.   CHARLES W; born 23 Jun 1949 at WHEELING, WV; married Joyce L. Thalman.

      33.    iv.   KATHY, born 10  1955 at WHEELING, WV; married ? Straight; divorced ? Straight.

 

24.  BETTY RAPER; born 26 May 1924 at WHEELING, WVA; married FREDERICK GUEGOLD.

 

     Children of BETTY RAPER and FREDERICK GUEGOLD were as follows:

      34.      i.   FRITZI KAY, born 10/48; married FORBES MATHEWS.

                ii.   MARCIA; born DEC/46; married ?? (--?--).

               iii.   MEREDITH; married ? (--?--).

               iv.   KIMBERLY; married ? (--?--).

                v.   GWEN.

 

25.  GEORGE THOMAS RAPER; born 18 Oct 1921 at BOGGS RUN, RURAL RT. 2, WHEELING, WV; married KATHERINE LOUISE MIRANDY Jun 1941 at Morgantown, WV, USA; he and KATHERINE LOUISE MIRANDY were divorced circa 15 Jul 1948 at Moundsville, Marshall, WV, USA; married RUTH ALBERTA BARLOW, daughter of W. HARRISON BARLOW and LUNDA ESTELLE RAMSEY, 14 Jan 1949 at WASHINGTON, IN.

 

RUTH ALBERTA RAPER (BARLOW), THE WIFE OF GEORGE THOMAS RAPER PASSED AWAY SEP 6, 2007 IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.   SHE WAS BURIED AT THE DWELLING PLACE AT LEES MC-RAY COLLEGE IN BANNER ELK, NC IN OCT 2007.

 

GEORGE THOMAS RAPER (TOM) PASSED AWAY MAR 9, 2009 IN HOUSTON, TX.  HE WAS BURIED AT THE DWELLING PLACE AT LEES MC-RAY COLLEGE IN BANNER ELK, NC IN OCT 2009. TOM EARNESTLY KEPT UP THE RAPER FAMILY GENEALOGY FOR MANY YEARS.  INFORMATION ON THE RAPER FAMILY CAN NOW BE OBTAINED FROM rickbecka@gmail.com

     His SUMMER MONTHS USUALLY AT:1238 MUDDYLOOP,DANDRIDGE,TN.37725.

 

     Children of GEORGE THOMAS RAPER and KATHERINE LOUISE MIRANDY are:

                 i.   DIANA LEE; born 7 Feb 1942 at Wheeling, WV; married (--?--); married WILLIAM MICHAEL ALLEN.

     DIANA LEE RAPER lived at CLEVELAND, OHIO.

 

     Children of GEORGE THOMAS RAPER and RUTH ALBERTA BARLOW were as follows:

i.                   PATRICIA JEANNE RAPER; born 17 Sep 1951 at VINCENNES, IN; married JAMES McLEAN ROGERS II, son of JAMES H. R. ROGERS and DOROTHY DeBUSK, 13 Apr 1990 at HOUSTON, TX.  PATRICIA JEANNE RAPER LIVED AT 6649 FAIRFIELD STREET, HOUSTON, TX 77023-4001.  PATRICIA JEANNE RAPER lived at 6649 FAIRFIELD STREET, HOUSTON, TX 77023-4001.

                ii.   THOMAS PRICE; born 6 Mar 1953 at CLEARWATER, FLA; died 5 Apr 1984 at CLEARWATER, FLA, at age 31.

     He was initially BURIED AT SERENITY GARDENS in Florida.  HE WAS LATER TRANSFERRED TO “THE DWELLING PLACE” AT LEES MC-RAY COLLEGE IN BANNER ELK, NC IN OCTOBER 2007 TO BE NEXT TO HIS MOTHER.

 

26.  MARJORIE MAY RAPER; born 7 Sep 1926 at WHEELING, WVA; married MIKE McCHESKY; died D 5-21-94 at GLEN DALE, WVA.

 

     Children of MARJORIE MAY RAPER and MIKE McCHESKY were as follows:

      35.      i.   JANE, married LARRY SANTEE.

      36.     ii.   JEFFREY, married JUDY McCHESKY.

               iii.   BECKY.

               iv.   TODD.

 

27.  HARRY WILLIAM BRUBAKER; born at WHEELING, WVA; married NANCY COFFMAN.

 

     Children of HARRY WILLIAM BRUBAKER and NANCY COFFMAN were:

                 i.   BRUCE.

 

28.  JOHN BARON; married MARY UNKNOWN; died SAN PABLO, CALIF.

 

     Children of JOHN BARON and MARY UNKNOWN were:

                 i.   EUGENE.

 

29.  ROBERT BARON; married SHIRLEY UNKNOWN; died 1955.

 

     Children of ROBERT BARON and SHIRLEY UNKNOWN were as follows:

                 i.   JAMES.

                ii.   DAVID.

               iii.   ROBERT.

               iv.   WILLIAM.

                v.   KEITH.

 

30.  ELWOOD BARON; married RUTH AXTON; died 6 Dec 1963 at WHEELING, WVA.

 

     Children of ELWOOD BARON and RUTH AXTON were as follows:

                 i.   WILLIAM.

                ii.   CAROL.

               iii.   PATRICIA.

               iv.   JAMES.

 

31.  BESSIE BARON; married JAMES LURTY.

 

     Children of BESSIE BARON and JAMES LURTY were:

                 i.   BARBARA JEAN.

 

Generation Six

 

 

32.  ROBERT RAPER; born 6 Mar 1929 at WHEELING, WV; married Not Known (--?--); he and Not Known (--?--) were divorced.

 

     Children of ROBERT RAPER and Not Known (--?--) were as follows:

                 i.   Tanya N.

                ii.   Robert M.

               iii.   Ryan Michael.

 

33.  KATHY RAPER; born 10  1955 at WHEELING, WV; married ? Straight; she and ? Straight were divorced.

     She KEVIN BORN AUG.8,1979.

 

     Children of KATHY RAPER and an unknown spouse were:

                 i.   KEVIN CLAUDE STRAIGHT.

 

     There were no children of KATHY RAPER and ? Straight.

 

34.  FRITZI KAY GUEGOLD; born 10/48; married FORBES MATHEWS.

 

     Children of FRITZI KAY GUEGOLD and an unknown spouse were as follows:

                 i.   HOLLEY MATHEWS.

                ii.   MICHAEL MATHEWS.

 

     There were no children of FRITZI KAY GUEGOLD and FORBES MATHEWS.

 

35.  JANE McCHESKY; married LARRY SANTEE.

 

     Children of JANE McCHESKY and LARRY SANTEE were as follows:

                 i.   TAMMY.

                ii.   PAMELA.

 

36.  JEFFREY McCHESKY; married JUDY McCHESKY.

 

     Children of JEFFREY McCHESKY and JUDY McCHESKY were as follows:

                 i.   JUSTIN.

                ii.   MATTHEW.

 

 

 

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