1890 Veterans Schedules Veteran's Name: William Louis Rappley Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota Year enlisted: 1862 Year discharged: 1865 Rank: Boatswain Mate
1880 - Name: William L. Rapply Age: 42 Birth Year: abt 1838 < < < < < < < << Birthplace: Texas Home in 1880: Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Mary Rapply Father's Birthplace: Germany Mother's Birthplace: Ger Occupation: Farmer
William L. Rapply 42, TX - farmer Mary Rapply 38, TN or PENN, cannot read or write  Lucy Rapply 13, MN Mary Rapply 12, MN Ellen Rapply 10, MN Louis Rapply 10, MN Jane Rapply 7, MN Martin Rapply 7, MN Margaret Rapply 5, MN William Rapply 2, MN Henry Rapply 3m, MN
Census records do not record the specific locality of a persons birth.Only the state or country is recorded.
Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 Name: Mary Tarpy Gender: Female Marriage Date: 24 Oct 1865 Marriage Place: Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota Spouse's Name: William S Rapply Spouse Gender: Male
1870 - William Rappley is not listed.
1900 - Name: Joseph L Raffley [Joseph L Rappley] Age: 19 Birth Date: Mar 1881 Birthplace: Minnesota Home in 1900: Jamestown, Blue Earth, Minnesota [Blue Earth] Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father's Name: William Raffley Father's Birthplace: Louisiana Mother's Name: Mary Raffley Mother's Birthplace: Virginia Occupation:
William Raffley 70, 4/30 LA - farmer Mary Raffley 58, 3/42 VA - 17 children & 11 living Louis Raffley 29, 3/71 MN William Raffley 22, 12/77 MN Joseph L Raffley 19, 3/81 MN Francis Raffley 17, 4/83 MN - son Julia Raffley 9, 4/91 MN Martin Raffley 26, 3/74 MN
William Lewis Rappley may have given false or misleading places of birth because he may not trusted the government.