PIPPENGER FAMILY
Ancestry
of
Wesley E. Pippenger


          Lineage through William Pippenger of New Jersey.

          WESLEY EUGENE PIPPENGER, b. St. Mary's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, son of

          CHARLES WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 7912 Montgall Street, Kansas City, Missouri, m. 7 June 1953 at Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church, Kansas City, Missouri, to Zora Eileene Davison. Son of

          CHARLEY WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 13 December 1907 at 42 McClure Flats, Kansas City, Missouri, m. 15 May 1929 at the home of Rev. Harry Rainwater in Kansas City, Missouri, to Marguerite Pearl PALMER. Son of

          JOHN WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 29 March 1884 in Barton County, Missouri (photo), m. 25 February 1907 in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, to Nina Lee ALEXANDER, b. 22 August 1881 in Miami, Saline County, Missouri (photo). Son of

          SIMON PETER PIPPENGER, b. 12 May 1849 in Carroll County, Indiana, m. 11 April 1876 near Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana to his cousin Malissa Melvina Pippinger. Malissa was b. 10 July 1859 in Democrat Township of Carroll County, Indiana, to John Pippinger and Hannah Maxwell. Her father John Pippinger, born c.1828 in Montgomery County, Ohio, was a son of Daniel Pippenger and Mary Ganger. Daniel Pippenger was the tenth child of John Pippenger and Rebecca Bird, and brother to Peter Pippenger. Through this connection, Simon Peter Pippenger is second cousin to Malissa Melvina Pippinger. We have an 8"x10" photograph of Simon Peter Pippenger (seated on the right) and his brothers and sisters. Simon Peter Pippenger son of

          SOLOMON JOHN PIPPENGER, b. 15 March 1821 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. 20 August 1846 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana to Mary Ann Miller [Photo], daughter of Henry Miller and Sarah Bowers. Son of

          PETER PIPPENGER, b. 4 March 1795 in New Jersey (probably Hunterdon County), m. c.1818 to Esther Cripe. Son of

          JOHN PIPPENGER, SR., b. 19 May 1768 in Reading Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, m. 9 May 1793 (place unknown) to Rebecca Bird, b. 1 DEC 1775 in Quicksbury township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, died 14 JUL 1848 (family bible), possibly in Pennsylvania, daughter of Peter BIRD, of the Revolutionary War, and his wife Barbara. Son of

          WILLIAM PIPPENGER, JR., bapt. 23 June 1745 in the Dutch Reformed Church of Readington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, m. 22 August 1767 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey to Sarah Van Horn(e). Son of

          WILLIAM PIPPENGER, SR., d. c.1769 in Readington, New Jersey, m. by 1735 to Eva [Ann] Hendershot, daughter of Michael Hendershot and Katherine Ann Von Bauer Von Heinrichsofen.

          Further ancestry is unproven; however, available evidence can be pieced together in theory. William Pippenger, Sr. above is probably the same who was administrator in 1769 of the estate of John Pippenger/Pettinger, late of Tewksbury, New Jersey [see Hunterdon County, New Jersey Wills, Liber 14, folio 122]. See the 1999 compilation by Mr. Tress E. Pittenger, Jr. (Palmyra, Virginia), which specifically addresses confusion in the first three generations. As such, William Pippenger, Sr., son of

          JOHN PETTINGER, b. c.1690, probably Middlesex County, New Jersey, d. c.1769 in Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, m. (1) c.1713, probably Middlesex County, New Jersey, to Euphemia (d. before 1729). John m. (2) before 1733, probably Middlesex County, New Jersey to Temperance (d. before 1736). Son of

          RICHARD PEWTINGER, SR., b. c.1643, probably the Netherlands, emigrated to New Jersey in 1665, m. c.1669, possibly in New York, to Annetje Anthony (d. after 1700, probably in New York), d. before February 1700, probably in the part of Middlesex County (now Essex), New Jersey.



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          Author: Wesley E. Pippenger
          Revised: September 7, 2012