My Ruppe line is from Baltimore. Maria Barbara Nonnenmacher and Johann Jacob Rupe My line comes from Martin. 1 Johann Jacob Rupe was born 22 DEC 1747 in Oberhoffen,Northern Alsace,present-day France, and died in Manchester,Carroll County,Maryland. He married Anna Maria Scharor Abt 1775 in Maryland. 2 Johann Michel Rupe was born 6 APR 1749 in Oberhoffen,Northern Alsace,present-day France, and died 1816 in Manchester,Caroll County,Maryland. He married Magdalena "Magdaline" Tanner. 3 Johann Martin Rupe was born 6 MAR 1750/1751 in Oberhoffen,Northern Alsace,present-day France. died in Ohio abt 1835 4 Anna Maria Rupe was born Abt 1753. She married Johannes Schauer Abt 1772 in Manchester,Carroll County,Maryland. 5 George Rupe was born Abt 1755. 6 Barbara Rupe was born Abt 1759 in Manchester,Carroll County,Maryland. She married George Weber Bef 1781. 7 John Rupe was born Abt 1762 in Baltimore County,Maryland. 8 Heinrich Thomas "Henry" Rupe was born Abt 1765 in Baltimore County,Maryland, and died 1 DEC 1845 in Montgomery County,Virginia. He married Catherine Barbara NullNoll Abt 1785 in Carroll County,Maryland, daughter of Johann Anton NullNoll and Marie Magdalena Brünnle. She was born 4 MAR 1768 in Manchester,Baltimore County,Maryland, and died 1861 in Floyd County,Virginia.
Martin and wife Mary Barbra Mattias left Maryland to move south ward from Maryland, Penn, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and finally Ohio. I have more info at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ruppegenealogyhttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ruppegenealogy and on my computer that i stil need to post. Patrick Ruppe