I do know Elias had a son named Charles Elias Kipp. I'm probably grasping at straws here but I found a Charles E. Kipp in the 1870 census around the same birthdate. Could explain why I can't find him for almost 40 years.
Name: Charles E Kipp
Estimated birth year: abt 1857
Age in 1870: 13
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: Easton, Washington, New York
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