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146. Jacob (Johann Jacob)4 Keppel (Koppel) (Michael (John Michael)3 Keppel (Kepple), Nicholas (Joh George Nicolaus)2, Michael (Johann Michael)1 Koeppel (Keppel), Peter (Johann Peter)A Koeppel, Hans (Johannes)B, MartinC, HansD) was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on February 27, 1795.(9479) On April 26, 1795 he was baptized at Greensburg Lutheran Church in Greensburg. Baptismal sponsors were Daniel Koppel and Elisabeth. On June 31, 1811 at age 17 he was confirmed at this same church. He later served as both a deacon & an elder at this church. He was recorded at the time of the census taken in August of 1850 as a farmer and the head of his household at age 54 with wife and family in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Boucher's "Old & New Westmoreland" says he spent his entire lifetime farming the farm that had been his father's. Jacob was once known in the area as "Jacob the pumpmaker". He died on October 10, 1857 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(9480) He was buried at the Old German Cemetery in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. His grave was later moved to the Union Cemetery in Greensburg.

On January 9, 1826 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania he married Margaret Deemer.(9481) Margaret Deemer was born on December 12, 1795.(9482) She was living in her husband Jacob's household at age 54 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania during the taking of the census in August of 1850. Margaret was the daughter of Peter Deemer and Susanna Heil.

She died on November 28, 1872.(9483) She was buried at the Old German Cemetery in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(9484) She was later moved to the Union Cemetery in Greensburg.

Jacob (Johann Jacob) Keppel (Koppel) and Margaret Deemer had the following children:

child 266 i. George (John George)5 Kepple was born on March 17, 1826.(9485) He was living in his father's household at age 23 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the time of the census taken in August of 1850. He was listed as a farmer at the time. He later became a Carpenter. He never married. He died on August 16, 1892.(9486)

child 267 ii. Susan (Susanna) Kepple was born in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on June 30, 1828.(9487) She was living with her parents at age 20 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania during the taking of the census in August of 1850. Following marriage she lived in Crabtree, Westmoreland County, PA. She died on December 7, 1907 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(9488) On January 5, 1854 she married Solomon Barnhart.(9489) Solomon Barnhart was born in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on June 4, 1830.(9490) Solomon was the son of John (Johannes) Schmidt Barnhart (Bernhard) and Susan. He died on September 21, 1884 after a long illness in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(9491)

child 268 iii. Jacob Kepple was born on August 13, 1829.(9492) He was recorded as a farmer living with his parents at age 19 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the time of the census taken August 1850. He is known to have lived in Greensburg. He died on June 30, 1908.(9493) He married twice. About 1850 he married Kate Stump.(9494) Sometime after about 1850 he married Marjorie Johnston.(9495)

child 269 iv. John Kepple was born on November 12, 1830.(9496) He was recorded as a farmer living with his parents at age 18 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the taking of the census in August of 1850.

child 270 v. Sarah (Mary Martha) Kepple was born on March 18, 1831.(9497) She died in 1922.(9498) On October 22, 1863 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania she married Reuban Snyder (Schneider) at The First Ev. Lutheran Church.(9499) Reuban Snyder (Schneider) was born on June 9, 1833.(9500) Reuban was the son of Abraham Schneider and Magdalena Stump. He was buried at Brush Creek Cemetery in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(9501)

child + 271 vi. Michael (John Michael) Kepple was born on April 7, 1832.

child 272 vii. Sally (Sarah) Kepple was born on April 19, 1833.(9502) She was living with her parents at age 13 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the time of the census taken August 1850. On November 5, 1861 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania she married Amos Kunkle at the First Ev. Lutheran Church.(9503) Amos Kunkle was born in Pennsylvania about 1838.(9504) Amos was the son of _____ Kunkle and Mary. He died in 1917.(9505)

child 273 viii. William Kepple was born on July 12, 1834.(9506) He was living with his parents at age 14 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the taking of the census in August of 1850. He died on July 21, 1865.(9507) About 1861 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania he married Anna Guy.(9508) Anna Guy was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on June 21, 1843.(9509) Anna was the daughter of William Guy Sr. and Sarah Frazer.

child 274 ix. Martha Kepple.(9510) She married Reuban Snyder.(9511)

child 275 x. Hannah Kepple was born on May 18, 1837.(9512) She was living with her parents at age 12 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the taking of the census in August of 1850. She lived with husband, William, in Greensburg. She died in 1918.(9513) On February 14, 1860 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania she married William Guy Jr.(9514) William Guy Jr. was born in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on April 8, 1831.(9515) William was the son of William Guy Sr. and Sarah Frazer. (See William Guy Jr. for the continuation of this line.)

child 276 xi. Lavina Kepple was born on December 9, 1841.(9516) She was living with her parents at age 9 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania during the taking of the census in August of 1850. She died on February 2, 1911.(9517) She was buried at Union Cemetery in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. On December 11, 1869 she married John Jacob Blank.(9518) John Jacob Blank was born on March 2, 1842.(9519) He died on November 30, 1930.(9520)

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