I know we've been in contact, but I wanted to update this post with some information about this family for the benefit of other researchers.
George GIPE was born in PA about 1809/10. He was married to Elizabeth BARNCORD, b. PA abt. 1823.She is thought, but not yet proven, to be the daughter of Jacob BARNCORD. George and Elizabeth can be found in the following census/land records: 1850:Montgomery, Franklin County, PA 1860:Not yet found 1861:Purchased property in Buda, Bureau County, IL 1865:Illinois State Census - Concord Twp, Bureau County, IL 1870:Buda, Concord Twp, Bureau County, IL 1880:Buda, Concord Twp, Bureau County, IL 1892:Property in Buda, Bureau County sold by Elizabeth GIPE, a widow.
George and Elizabeth had the following children: 1.David - Jan. 1846 (PA).Married Artenthe SPENCER. 2.Henry/Henrey - abt. 1848(PA).No other info known. 3.Elizabeth - b. December 1849(PA).Died Sept. 18, 1850.Buried Hawbecker Cemetery, Upton, Franklin County, PA. 4.Jacob.b. April 1851 (PA).Died after 1915.Married Margaret A. COOPER & Viola DOUD-CHURCH 5.George - b. Aug. 24, 1852 (PA).Died Nov. 16, 1853.Buried Hawbecker Cemetery, Upton, Franklin County, PA. 6.Rohanna or Ruhama - b. April 1855 (IN).Married Edwin N. HOADLEY. 7.Mary or Arilla - b. May 1857 (IL).Married William PEASE, M. Frederick HARRISON, James A. WILSON. 8.John - b. abt. 1859/60 (IL).No definitive information after 1874.*May* have changed last name to GIPES and moved to MN. 9.Samuel - b. Dec. 1863 in Buda, IL.Married Viola BRALLIER, Ethel REYNOLDS, & Magdalina BOGER.
If anyone is researching these folks, I'd love to hear from you.