Howdy Cousin? My name is Edward Warren Van Riper III, my father is from Auburn in Cayoga Co. My grandfather worked at the state prison. My father migrated to California in the early fifties. I and my brother are in Houston. Most of the immediate family have left New York, but some remain.
I am likewise attempting to put a family tree together. I have hit a wall w/grand dad who was married twicw. A Sophie Williams Van Riper, wife of E. Van Riper b. 1847 died in 1916, and is buried at the soule cemetery.