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From: Diann Dillow <>
Subject: Re: [GUS-REEB] GUS-REEB Digest, Vol 3, Issue 42
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 20:30:07 -0600
Hello to Shada,
I am so very glad you posted you line. Good to hear from you, very good. Diann
> Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 16:38:04 -0800
> Subject: Re: [GUS-REEB] GUS-REEB Digest, Vol 3, Issue 42
> Hello everyone,
> Welcome to Mark and to all that I have missed ! Sorry but my computer has been giving me fits ! Hopefully it will work better now.
> My name is Shada Carr West. My mother is Betty Rape Carr of Houston , Texas , daughter of Howard Turner Rape, son of Henry Parker Rape and Mettie Catherine Lawson. Henry Parker Rape was son of Clark W. Rape and Sarine "Rena" S. Weatherly. Clark W. Rape is beleived to be the son of Henry Rape and Elizabeth Sarah Hancock. Henry Rape was son of Samuel Rape and Margaret S. McKibben. Samuel was son of Henry Rape and an unknown wife. Henry Rape was son of Johann Peter (Reeb) Rape and Anna Maria (last name unknown). Johann Peter Reeb was son of Gustavus Reeb and Anna Margaretha Stroh. Gustavus Reeb was son of Johann Peter Reeb and Anna Catharina Guth. Johann Peter Reeb was son of Johann Nicolaus Reeb and Catharina Wuerth. Johann Nicolaus Reeb was son of Heinrich Reeb (wife unknown.)
> I too am forever indebted to Mr. John V. Reeb for all of my information. I look foward to getting to know you all and learning more about our family together.
> It was very exciting, recently I found my great great uncle's grave not very far from my house.
> Talk to you soon,
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: ""
> Sent: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 2:15:15 AM
> Subject: GUS-REEB Digest, Vol 3, Issue 42
> Today's Topics:
> 1. Re: J. Mark Rape (J. Mark Rape)
> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 08:42:15 -0600
> From: "J. Mark Rape"
> Subject: Re: [GUS-REEB] J. Mark Rape
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> I am including a paraphrased vesion of my direct lineage. The Charlie you
> are referring to was my great grandfather who lived in Cedar Hill, TX. He
> married Ida Pelona McGuirk on 29 Jul 1891 in Ellis County TX.
> John V. was gracious enoungh to provide me with an accurate account of my
> geneaology. What I have listed below is paraphrased and includes only my
> direct line. I hope this helps. If you have any questions that I can help
> you with, please feel free to contact me.
> John "Mark" Rape
> Sedalia, MO
> PARAPHRASED DIRECT GENEAOLOGY
> FOR JOHN MARK RAPE (REEB)
> I. John Mark Rape; born 29 Jul 1969, Paris, TX
> II. Larry Charles Rape; born 25 Jan 1940, Arlington, TX
> III. Charles Elam Rape; born 28 May 1911, Cedar Hill, Dallas County, TX
> ~a.k.a. Jack C. Rape
> ~died 08 Sep 1993, Paris, TX
> IV. Charles William "Charlie" Rape; born 13 Feb 1870, Dallas County, TX
> ~died 22 Jul 1920, Dallas County, TX
> V. William M. Rape; born 28 Mar 1845, Sangamon County, IL
> ~died 21 Mar 1908, Dallas County, TX
> VI. Jackson Rape; born 03 Jul 1819, Davidson County,TN
> ~died 08 Aug 1889, Cedar Hill, TX
> VII. Peter Rape; born 15 Mar 1790, Mecklenburg (now Cabarrus) County, NC
> ~died 29 Mar 1847, Sangamon County, IL
> VIII. Gustavus Reeb; born 23 Jul 1762, York County, PA
> ~a.k.a. Gustavus Rape
> ~died 27 Feb 1852, Dickson County, TN
> IX. Johann Peter Reeb; born 06 Sep 1724, Pisdorf, Nassau-Saarwerden
> ~a.k.a Peter Reape, Peter Rape
> ~died Dec 1787, Mecklenburg (now Cabarrus) County, NC
> X. Gustavus Reeb; baptized 05 Mar 1699, Pisdorf, Nassau-Saarwerden
> ~died 02 Aug 1748, Pisdorf, Nassau-Saarwerden
> XI. Johann Peter Reeb; baptized 12 Mar 1654, Pisdorf, Nassau- Saarwerden
> ~died 16 Dec 1708, Pisdorf, Nassau-Saarwerden
> XII. Johann Nicolaus Reeb; born circa 1620, Keskastel, Nassau-Saarwerden
> ~died prior to 1679, Pisdorf, Nassau-Saarwerden
> XIII. Heinrich Reeb
> ~died prior to 06 Dec 1642, Keskastel, Nassau-Saarwerden
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 1:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [GUS-REEB] J. Mark Rape
>> J. Mark Rape -
>> I am trying to 'connect the dots' and need your help.
>> John V. Reeb wrote:
>> John Mark is a descendant of Gustavus Rape the second born child of Johann
>> Peter Reeb who was
>> born 1729 in Pisdorf (now Bischtroff-sur-Sarre) and who arrived
>> Philadelphia in 1752 aboard the ship HALIFAX and remeined in Pennsylvania
>> until sometimes in 1766 when he and his family arrived in Salisbury, Rowan
>> County, NC.
>>>From your message below:
>> John Mark Rape, son of
>> Lillian Ann Hensley and Larry Charles Rape, son of
>> Margie "Marie" McCormick and Jack Charles Rape, son of
>> Ida & Charlie Rape
>> Can you help me connect Charlie Rape to Johann Peter Reeb?
>> Harlan M. Zeinstra
>> -------------- Original message --------------
>> From: "J. Mark Rape"
>>> Greetings to all.
>>> I pray I am sending this correctly and it reaches the e-mail list.
>>> I would like to express my gratitude to John V. and Diann for their
>>> in helping me locate this message board so I may find out more about my
>>> and hopefully add some input that may help fill in some blanks that some
>>> may be
>>> looking for. Either way, I am delighted to be here.
>>> I was born John Mark Rape on July 29, 1969 in Paris, TX, the only child
>>> of Larry
>>> Charles Rape and Lillian Ann (Hensley) Rape. We made home in the Hugo and
>>> Antlers, OK area for most of my toddler years, and also moved a couple of
>>> In appx 1974/75, we called Rochester, NY and Philadelphia, PA home for a
>>> period, back to OK for a couple years, then back to Philadelphia, PA
>>> until I was
>>> 13 years old. I moved back to OK at the age of 13 with my paternal
>>> grandparents, where I lived until the age of 17. Joining the US Air Force
>>> 1987, I traveled to Carswell AFB in Ft. Worth, TX, on to Wiesbaden,
>>> Germany, and
>>> finally Kelly AFB in San Antonio, TX where I left active duty after ten
>>> and crossed to the USAF Reserves. I remained in that area till 2000, and
>>> to Jacksonville, AL for a brief stay (where my wife's family is from),
>>> finally resulting in a move to Sedalia, MO. Although I am currently
>>> single, I
>>> have two children. John Charles Rape, who was bor!
>>> n November 5, 1996 in San Antonio, TX, and Ashleigh Renee Price, who was
>>> April 20, 1994 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Ashleigh is technically my
>>> ex-stepdaughter, however, for all intents and purposes, I am "Dad". John
>>> Charles and Ashleigh's mother is Chanisty Ann (Lambert), b. December 29,
>>> 1972 of
>>> Alexandria, AL. We were married 1996-2004. I was married previously to
>>> Renee (Lewis) of Messer, OK (m.1989-1994), no children. My military
>>> ended in 2000 after 13 years, and am currently listed as a disabled
>>> In a nutshell, that is my paraphrased autobiography. I will include in
>>> the next
>>> paragraph what I do know about my bloodline.
>>> My father is Larry Charles Rape, b. January 25, 1940 in Arlington, TX. He
>>> the only child of Jack Charles Rape, b. May 28, 1911 as Charles Elam
>>> Rape, d.
>>> September 8, 1993, and Margie "Marie" (McCormick). Jack and Marie were
>>> in November 1938. I am unsure of the whereabouts of Larry at this time,
>>> although I do believe he is still living, and somewhere in the northeast
>>> Jack was born to "Charlie" and Ida Rape (I cannot verify their full names
>>> yet) in Cedar Hill, TX. Aside from Jack, they had seven other children
>>> Mack, Joe, Vista, Beula (sp?), Margaret, Mae, and Florence. Jack was
>>> Charles Elam at birth, but as the story was told to me by him, when
>>> security came into existence, he signed for his SS# as Jack C. "Jack" was
>>> nickname his father had given him. Thus becoming his legal name at that
>>> His father passed away from appendicitus when he was nine years old. My
>>> son is
>>> also nicknamed "Jack" out of respect for my grandfather, who passed away
>>> ever meeting his only great-grandson.
>>> I have lost touch with just about all of my paternal family though my
>>> time in
>>> the Air Force and traveling. I do know through my grandfathers widow,
>>> whom he
>>> married after my grandmothers passing in 1984, that a reunion exists for
>>> Rape family in Lancaster, TX. There are Rape's and Raye's that attend
>>> My initial intent, when running into John V. Reeb online, was to research
>>> family name as to it's correct spelling/pronounciation when it entered
>>> the US
>>> from Germany, and to be able to educate my son of his bloodline. It seems
>>> I have found the place for these answers. I would like to verify and make
>>> link between my great grandparents and previous to that. Hopefully I can
>>> those answers here, and continue to keep in touch with my family.
>>> My sincerest thanks to all who read this, and also to John V. and Diann
>>> being invited to the list. If I can be of any assistance, please feel
>>> free to
>>> contact me.
>>> John Mark Rape
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