Franklin Kepfer Citation_note (1844 - 1926) Icn_world

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Nicknames: "Frank"
Birthplace: Lorraine, France
Death: Died
Occupation: Foundry Boss, Contractor
Managed by: Scott Korin
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About Franklin Kepfer

Franklin Kepfer was born in Lorraine, France on July 18.1844. He emigrated to the United States in 1854.

He married Anna Elizabeth Kepfer, and they had nine children.

He was a member of the First Reformed Church, charter member of Teedyuscong Tribe no 117, I. O. R. M. of Freemansburg.

A daughter named Ira Keppinger is listed, but Edith is not listed. May be same person?

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Franklin Kepfer's Timeline

Age 9
Age 35
Lower Saucon, PA, USA

Frank & Anna Elizabeth Kepfer lived with their children Sevilla, Joseph, Elizabeth, Anna, and John, in Lower Saucon Township.

Elizabeth's mother, Salona, and siblings live nearby.

June 6, 1900
Age 55
South Bethlehem Borough, Northampton, PA, USA

Frank & Anna Elizabeth lived with their children, Joseph, Elizabeth, Anna, John, Edward, Edith, Theodore, and Helena, in South Bethlehem. The oldest child, Sevilla, is either dead or married by this point. Edward is listed as "Isador".

Note that this is two blocks away from the homes owned by the Henry family. Anna eventually marries Samuel T. Henry.

South Bethlehem was a separate borough and did not merge with the city of Bethlehem until 1917.

July 18, 1870
Age 26
Freemansburg, PA, USA

Frank and Elizabeth live in Freemansburg with their children.

Age 65
South Bethlehem Borough, Northampton, Pennslyvania, USA

Frank & Elizabeth live with "Frank" (Edward), Theodore, and Helena.

South Bethlehem was a separate borough and did not merge with the city of Bethlehem until 1917.

February 18, 1920
Age 75
Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennslyvania, USA

Frank is now retired and lives with Elizabeth along with this children Edward and Helena.

March 11, 1926
Age 81
Bethlehem, Northampton, PA, USA
Age 17
July 18, 1844
Lorraine, France