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Re: Elizabeth Clepper, Rockingham Co., VA
Posted by: Conan Massey Date: February 08, 2001 at 17:07:53
In Reply to: Elizabeth Clepper, Rockingham Co., VA by Scott Berry of 68

This may help you find your answer...

From the Klepper family book by Lucille Mehrkam (Library of Congress Catalog Card # 86-62751)...

JACOB BENJAMIN KLEPPER, JR. (Jacob Sr.), was born 13 Aug.
1790 in Pa.; son of Jacob Klepper, Sr.; died 26 Mch. 1862; buried
Limestone Church of the Brethren, Washington Co., Tn.
Stone in cemetery "Pioneer Settlers; Wed. on 23 Dec. 1817, 13
children. Acquired Limestone stone house 1842 still occupied by
descendants. Jacob of "Immortal Thirty" who charted Southern RR
through Washington County. Erected 1969 by Hu M. Klepper and Kyde
Klepper Gobble".
Married 23 Dec. 1817 Hawkins Co., Tn. to Catherine Bowman; born
9 Dec. 1796 Rockingham Co., Va.; daughter of John Bowman and Eva
Eliz. Steele; died 18 Feb. 1867 in Hawkins County; buried Limestone
Church of the Brethern, Washington County, TN.
Children all born Washington Co., Tn.
i. Rebecca Klepper b. 9 Jan 1819.
ii. Elizabeth Klepper b. 2 Feb. 1820; mar. 29 Dec. 1836
Wa. Co., TN. to G. W. Millhorn.
iii. Sarah Klepper b. 8 Sept. 1821; mar. Richard Carr, Sr.
Children:
i. Henry Carr
ii. Richard Carr, Jr.
iii. Alfred Carr.
90. iv. Joseph Klepper b. 29 Mch. 1823.
91. v. John Bowman Klepper b. 6 Nov. 1824.
92. vi. Susanna Klepper b. 3 Mch. 1826;
mar. George Humphres Range.
93. vii. Daniel Klepper b. 19 Apr. 1827.
94. viii. Jane B. Klepper b. 20 Apr. 1829; mar. Daniel Y. Miller.
95. viv. Benj. F(rederick) Klepper b. 20 Nov. 1830; CW.
96. x Wm. L. Klepper b. 18 Feb. 1833; (CW.).
97. xi. Catherine Klepper b. 4 Mch. 1836; mar. John Newton Range.
xii. Henry C. Klepper b. 27 Oct. 1838; CW., Co. I Tn. Cav.;
applied for pension 16 May 1892 Invalid,
Natl. Archives 1111 732 Organ; 1870 Cooke Co., Tn.
mar. 14 Mch 1867 Greene Co., Tn. to Eleanor V. Snapp.
xiii. Eliza Klepper b. 24 Jun. 1842;
1/mar. ca 1859 A. Jackson Haga; 2/mar. ca 1863 Wm. Smith.
Children:
i. John.
ii. James.
iii. Catherine.
iv. Mary.

REFERENCE:
Jacob & Catherine Klepper Wills;
1809 Wa. Co., Tn. Tax Records, "Jacob Clipper";
1850-60 censuses Washington County, Tn.;
Washington County, Tn. Tombstone Inscriptions Vol.I thru II";
Marriage Records of Washington County, Tn.;
History of Tennessee" by Southern Historical Press.
Deed Records of Washington Co., Tn.;
General Index Pension Records 1864-1934";
"Tn. in CW Part II";
Greene Co., Tn. Marriage 1783-1868.


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