John Walter RIPPINGTON Bessie Grace RIPPINGTON Charles Ernest RIPPINGTON Mini tree diagram

Cora Isabella PHINNEY1

16th Apr 1856 - 12th Mar 1944


Life History

16th Apr 1856

Born in Presque Isle, Maine, United States of America


Resident in New Brunswick, Canada

before 1890

Resident in Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada

21st Jul 1890

Married John Walter RIPPINGTON in Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada

John Walter Rippington
b.      Kensington, Middlesex   December 31, 1846
m.      Cora Phinney    Winnipeg, Manitoba      July 1890

21st Jul 1890

Resident in Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada


Resident in Lisgar, St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba, Canada

13th Sep 1893

Birth of daughter Bessie Grace RIPPINGTON in Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada

between 1894 and 1944

Resident in Armstrong, Spallumcheen Valley, British Columbia, Canada

28th Mar 1895

Birth of son Charles Ernest RIPPINGTON in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

27th May 1916

Death of John Walter RIPPINGTON in Vernon District, British Columbia, Canada

16th Mar 1944

Funeral in Regular Baptist Church, Armstrong, Spallumcheen Valley, British Columbia

16th Mar 1944

Interred in Armstrong Cemetry, Armstrong, Spallumcheen Valley, British Columbia, Cana

12th Mar 1944

Died in Armstrong, Spallumcheen Valley, British Columbia, Canada


  • Name:           Cora Isabella Rippington
    Place:          Spallumcheen
    Reg. Number:    1944-09-641913
    Date:           1944 3 12 (Yr/Mo/Day)
    Age:            87
    Event:          Death
    Microfilm #:    B13182 (GSU # 1983205)
    Census of Canada, 1891
    Name: Rippington, Isabella
    Sex: Female
    Age: 34
    Marital Status: Married
    Province: Manitoba
    District Name: Lisgar
    District Number: 6
    Sub-District Name: St Francois Xavier
    Household number: 117
    Reference: RG31 - Statistics Canada
  • Cora's obituary - She was born in Maine
    Details provided by Diana Jensen 21 Sep 2011
    Funeral services for the late Mrs. Cora Isabella Rippington were held on Thursday afternoon, March 16, in the Regular Baptist Church, W. A. Clemenson officiating.
    Mrs. Rippington, formerly Miss Isabella Phinney, who was born at; Prescille, Maine, nearly 88 years ago, came to New Brunswick in 1858.
    In 1890, Miss Phinney, then a resident of Toronto, came to Winnipeg where she was married on July 21.
    It was in 1894 that Mr. and Mrs. Rippington and family came to Armstrong.
    Until health forced her to give up, Mrs. Rippington was very active in the work of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
    Even after that her interest never lagged in the affairs of her church and community.
    A tailoress by trade her fingers never lost their cunning and many of the results of her busy fingers were exhibited and among the prize winning articles at the local Fair.
    Able to be around as usual on Saturday her death came as a shock when she slept peacefully away on Sunday morning, March 12, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ernest Hallam, with whom she had made her home for many years.
    Besides her daughter the deceased is survived by one son, Charles Rippington at Rivers' Inlet, B.C.; six grandchildren, Mrs. W. R. Calver, Salmon Arm; Mrs. E. E. Wilson, North Vancouver, Martin Hallam, Regina; Wilma, Gertrude and Ernie Hallam of Armstrong and two great grandchildren; also one sister, Miss Maud Phinney, 0rillia, Ontario.
    Her husband: predeceased her on May 27, 1916.
    Pallbearers were Messrs. W. McLeod, V. McClean, R. Clayton, H. Fowler, J. Campbell and Neil Campbell. Interment was in the Armstrong! Cemetery.

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