Conrad Ripperger was born in Germany on October 30, 1847, came to the United States and worked on a tug boat. He married Anna and had two children. After Anna's death, Conrad married Mary Barbrikans and had three more children. She died and he married Mary Zittinger. They had eight children. A collection of Ripperger family pictures would not be complete without a list of Conrad Ripperger's family.
Conrad Ripperger and Mary Zittinger Ripperger
Gerard Ripperger on the right of his friends John Fritz, John Alberts and William Beltgner
Amelia, Conrad, Gerard and Henry Ripperger
Amelia Ripperger before her marriage to James W. Rhoads
Carolyn Ripperger sitting with her half sister standing
Carolyn, Henry and Peg Ripperger
Albert, Bertha and Julius Ripperger children with second wife