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Nippes, Abraham

Name Street Town State From To
Nippes, Abraham   Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1796  
Nippes, Abraham 4th Ward N. Liberties Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1808  
Nippes, Abraham St. John street Northern Liberties Township Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1812  


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Abraham Nippes came to Philadelphia in 1796 on bord of the George of Portland out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. In 1810 he took over Winner Nippes & Steinman.

He passed away in December 1812. His estate felt in the hands of his widow Anna Maria, his brother Daniel and his stepson Daniel Henkels.

Abraham Nippes started the Nippes and Company, Philadelphia in 1808. He got governments contracts. His son, David Nippes build government-pattern long rifles for the war 1812. David was running the Mill Creek site of Nippes.

He was also known as a swordmaker.