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Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs:
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[This information is from Vol. IV, pp. 1772-1773 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

The Lipes family of Cobleskill, New York, while not long settled in that town are of a German ancestor that early settled in the country. The record deals largely with the present generation, Henry, father of Dr. M. D. Lipes, who was a resident of Kendallville, Indiana. He was born April 26, 1840; married Sylvia Barbour, born July 7, 1843. Children:

  1. Estella, married (first) Clare Mesereau; children:
    1. Bessie, married Ward Crane, and has
      1. George, born September 7, 1907, and
      2. Ward (2) born August 15, 1908;
    2. Genevieve;
    3. Helen;
    Estella married (second), Harry Gifford.
  2. Harry J., born in Chicago, Illinois, December 29, 1871; a practicing physician of Albany, New York; married, January 22, 1897, Lulu Sagendorf, born November 4, 1870, daughter of Harmon Sagendorf, born July, 1840, married, December 19, 1868, Rachel Baumer, born May 12, 1850; Harmon was a son of George and Catherine Sagendorf; Rachel Baumer was a daughter of John and Maria (Kilmer) Baumer, and a granddaughter of George and Rachel (Stoneman) Baumer. Dr. Harry J. and Lulu Lipes have a daughter
    1. Caroline E., born November 14, 1898.
  3. Myron D., of further mention.
  4. Robert, a practicing physician; married Lillian Ford, and has Robert (2).

(II) Myron D., son of Henry and Sylvia (Barbour) Lipes, was born in Kendallville, Indiana. He was educated at Richfield Springs high school, graduating in 1894. He entered Syracuse University, taking the course in 1896-97, and finishing his studies there with a special course in medicine 1898-99. He was graduated M. D. from Baltimore Medical College, 1901. He first began practice at Howes Cave, New York, in 1901, where for two years he did a general practice in medicine and surgery. In 1903 he located in Cobleskill, New York, where he is now in general practice, well established and popular. For five years he has been coroner, is ex-president of the County Medical Society, and a member of the State Medical Association. He is a member of the Masonic order, belonging to Cobleskill Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, T. L. Lewis Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, and Albany Council, Royal and Select Masters. He is also affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, being a past grand, and is a Knight of Pythias. He married, August 28, 1901, Carrie Westfall, born August 22, 1873, daughter of Adam M., born June 8, 1846, and S. Esther (Bentley) Westfall, born March 28, 1851, granddaughter of John Andrew and Catherine (Miller) Westfall. Adam M. Westfall had two children,

  1. Carrie, wife of Dr. M. D. Lipes, and
  2. Floyd B., born October 6, 1875, married Alice May ———— and has a daughter
    1. Mildred, born May 8, 1907.

Dr. Myron D. and Carrie Lipes have a son

  1. Henry, born September 8, 1902.

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