John Fred William Riepe & Anna Wilhelmina [Luetger] Riepe Joseph Creighton Riepe, Sr. Bertha Fredericka [Riepe] Lord Ruby Fern Riepe & Otis Wendell Riepe Sophia [Peine] Riepe Josephine Catherine [Riepe] Ernst  

Notable Riepes

Adelbert Riepe (#42)
Rev. Charles Knapp Riepe (#877)
Ewald Riepe (#2820)
Joseph Creighton Riepe, Sr. (#855)
Lillian I. [Crim] Riepe (#1680)
Milton Oscar Riepe (#341)
Col. Quenten Albert Riepe (#949)
Renee Dawn Riepe, DVM (#179)
Russell Casper Riepe, Jr., PhD (#2323)
Walter Herbert Riepe (#1385)







October 11, 1855 - April 9, 1922


(Photo from Putnam Museum, Davenport, Iowa)

Adelbert's Pharmacy
403 West 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa

"Adelbert Riepe, druggist, No. 403 West 2nd street, was born in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 11, 1855, and is a son of William and Louisa (Possner) Riepe.  The former was born in Westphalia, Prussia, Nov. 16, 1816; the latter in Saxonia, March 14, 1832.  They are now residents of Davenport.  Adelbert came with his parents to this city in 1858, and received an education here.  He has been in the drug business since October, 1878.  He has a steadily increasing trade."

Source: History of Scott County, Iowa 1882 Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co.

A bottle from Adelbert's pharmacy


A trade card from Adelbert's pharmacy


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