According to the History of Washington County, Pennsylvania pg 86:
Baltas Ruple was a Pennsylvanian by birth, born on his father's farm in Rising Sun, a tract now included within the limits of the city of Philadelphia. During the period of the Revolution he served the Patriot army in the commisary department. He died in 1795, a year after moving to Washington County, Pennsylvania.
The family connection going back is Phillips<Monks<Allison<Acheson<Ruple