1902

1902

2nd Generation Ripy family member, T.B. Ripy, passes away at the age of 55 and buried in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
T.B. Ripy

T.B. Ripy

Born Thomas Beebe Ripy in 1847, T.B. was the son of James Ripy. With the help of his father, T.B. would later become a partial owner of a distillery with Judge McBrayer before taking over completely in 1868, renaming it T. B. Ripy Cliff Springs Distilling Co. This...
James Ripy

James Ripy

Born James Rippey in Northern Ireland in March of 1811, he would have his name incorrectly shortened to “Ripy” by customs officials when he entered the country in the late 1820’s. He would establish what would become the Wild Turkey Distillery¬†in...