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Re: William Epler of Berks County,PA
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: June 13, 2008 at 10:38:32
In Reply to: William Epler of Berks County,PA by Linda A Staley of 156

Hello Linda,

I have no connection to this family or any surnames posted here. Saw your query and this is what I have found:

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about George Blair Epler
Name: George Blair Epler
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1892
RESIDENCE: 831 Greenwich Street, Berks, Pennsylvania
Birth: Reading, Pennsylvania
Roll: WW2_2240132
Contact: Mrs. Florence Epler, same address
Employer: Earl Weaver, West Reading, PA
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1930 United States Federal Census
about George B Epler
Name: George B Epler
Home in 1930: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883 <error s/b 1893>
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary E
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
George B Epler 47, head, married at 25, b. PA, laborer, steel mill
Mary E Epler 46, wife, married at 24, b. PA
Mayne H Epler 21, daughter
Russell C Epler 20, son
Ruth A Epler 19, daughter
Verna C Epler 17, daughter
Luther G Epler 15,son
Elsie F Epler 14, daughter
Helen L Epler 12, daughter
Elizabeth E Epler 9, daughter

514 N. 13 Street

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2001; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 914.0.

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1920 United States Federal Census
about George B Epler
Name: George B Epler
Home in 1920: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 27 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Florence M
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
George B Epler 27, head, b. PA, molder, steel works
Florence M Epler 25, wife, b. PA
G Henry Epler 8, son
Charles M Epler 6, son
Arthur R Epler 4 6/12, son
Ron <ROY> B Epler 1 6/12, son

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1535; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 23; Image: 606.

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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about George Blair Epler
Name: George Blair Epler
City: Not Stated
County: Berks
State: Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Pennsylvania;United States of America
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1892
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1852856
DraftBoard: 2

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1910 United States Federal Census
about Malinda Epler
Name: Malinda Epler
Age in 1910: 57
[52]
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
[abt 1858]
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Reading Ward 5, Berks, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
Malinda Epler 57, head, widow, 5 children, 3 living 1910, b. PA, parents b. PA,
George B Epler 17, son, b. PA, machine hand, advertising co.
John M Mackey 49, boarder
Frank Swanson 52, boarder

40 Carpenter Street - 2 family house

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Reading Ward 5, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1314; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 295.

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1900 United States Federal Census
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Home in 1900: Reading Ward 3, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 57
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Malinda
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
William Epler 57, head, b. Nov. 1842, married 20 yrs, b. PA, parents b. PA, ??man
Malinda Epler 42, wife, b. Jan. 1858, married 20 yrs, 4 children, 3 living in 1900, b. PA, parent b. PA
George Epler 7, son, b. July 1892, PA <++++++++
William Maderia 24, stepson, b. Jan. 1876, married 2 yrs, b. PA
Susan Maderia 24, stepdaughter in law, b. July 1875, married 2 yrs, 2 children, 2 living 1900, b. PA
Floyd W Maderia 2.12, grandson, b. Mar. 1900
Rosa Gabel 22, stepdaughter, b. Oct. 1877, single, 1 child, 1 living 1900, b. PA
Martha Davis 1, granddaugher, b. Aug. 1898, PA

1218 Weimer Street

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Reading Ward 3, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1378; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 54.

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1880 United States Federal Census
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Home in 1880: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Something other than a direct relationship (Other)
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Hatter
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Franklin Street, Grocery Hotel

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1101; Family History Film: 1255101; Page: 91.1000; Enumeration District: 43; Image: 0349.

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1870 United States Federal Census
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Age in 1870: 25
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Reading Ward 7, Berks, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male

Post Office: Reading

Household Members: Name Age
William Epler 25, head, laborer, b. PA
Amelia Epler 23, wife, keeping house, b. PA
Sallie Epler 3, daughter, b. PA
Elmer Epler 1, son, b. PA

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Reading Ward 7, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1307; Page: 118; Image: 617.

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1860 United States Federal Census
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Age in 1860: 16
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Stonersville

Household Members: Name Age
Francis Peervin 50, farmer, $20,880, $1000, b. PA
Mary Peervin 48, b. PA
William Epler 16, farm laborer, b. PA <++++++

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1073; Page: 234; Image: 235
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1850 United States Federal Census
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania

Household Members: Name Age
Francis Parvin 41, farmer, $13000, b. PA
Mary Parvin 39, b. PA
Charlotte Parvin 17, b. PA
William Parvin 13, b. PA
William Epler 7, b. PA <++++++++++

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_753; Page: 423; Image: 116.

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American Civil War Soldiers
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Enlistment Date: 10 Aug 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Pennsylvania
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 10 August 1862.
Enlisted in Company A, 128th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 10 Aug 1862.
Mustered Out Company A, 128th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 19 May 1863 at Harrisburg, PA.

Sources: 18

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Pennsylvania
Regiment Name: 128 Pennsylvania Inf.
Regiment Name Expanded: 128th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
COMPANY: A
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M554 roll 34

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
about William Epler
Name: William Epler
State Filed: Pennsylvania
Widow: Amelia K. Epler
C 128 PA Inf.
applied: Aug 9, 1890, invalid
widow: July 15, 1908

Looks like he had 2 families, married twice.
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Reading, Pennsylvania Directories, 1887-90
about Mrs. Amelia K. Epler
Name: Mrs. Amelia K. Epler
Location 2: 636 Penn
Year: 1890
City: Reading
State: PA

Reading, Pennsylvania Directories, 1887-90
about Mrs. Amelia Epler
Name: Mrs. Amelia Epler
Location 2: 636 Penn
Years: 1889, 1888, 1887
City: Reading
State: PA
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Amelia Epler
Name: Amelia Epler
[Amelia Cipler]
Home in 1920: Reading Ward 2, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 73 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Widow
Race: White
Sex: Female
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: No

Household Members: Name Age
Amelia Epler 73, head, widow, b. PA
Carl Heffner 3 6/12, grandson, b. PA

418 Ball Alley

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Reading Ward 2, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1536; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 777.

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1910 United States Federal Census
about Amela Eppler
Name: Amela Eppler
Age in 1910: 64
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Reading Ward 2, Berks, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
Amela Eppler 64, head, widow, b. PA, dressmaker at home
Catharine Hollenbeck, 90?, sister, widow, b. PA
318 Ball/Bell Alley

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Reading Ward 2, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1314; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 51; Image: 5.

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1900 United States Federal Census
about Amanda Epler
Name: Amanda Epler
Home in 1900: Reading Ward 1, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 54
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relationship to head-of-house: Servant, working for the Keiser family
Race: White

Amanda <Amelia> Epler, 54, b. Aug. 1845, widow, 1 child, 1 living, b. PA, housekeeper

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Reading Ward 1, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1377; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 45.

She omitted the other chld. Had 2 children.
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1880 United States Federal Census
about Millie Epler
Name: Millie Epler
Home in 1880: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Dressmaker
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
Millie Epler 34, head, widow?<divorced?>, dressmaker, b. PA
Sallie Epler 13, daughter
Elmer J. Epler 11, son

Carpenter Hotel

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1101; Family History Film: 1255101; Page: 182.4000; Enumeration District: 47; Image: 0535
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Reading, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1876-84
about Sallie M. Epler
Surname: Sallie M. Epler
Marriage Date: August 28, 1884
Line Number: 362
Source: City of Reading, Pennsylvania Marriage Records
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Hope this helps.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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