I am a descendent of your great-uncle John Jacob Sippel. My mother thinks he was born Feb 2, 1858, not 1859?His, son Charles Sippel (b. 8/15/1883 in Louisvillem KY) was my great-grandfather. I did not have the information on John Jacob's father, Jacob. Thank you very much for that detail. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of free time to spend on my hobby of genealogy!
Here is the info. I have on John Jacob's descendents/spouse:
Spouse: Louisa Reichart b. May 1868 location unknown father born in Germany mother born in KY
Children: Charles Sippel b. 8/15/1883 in Louisville, KY spouse- Alma Schmitthenner lived most of his life in Cincinnati, Ohio retired in Homestead, FL died May 1968- nursing home in Springfield, OH