Saturday, November 8, 2008
Joseph C Klepper 1842-1915
Joseph Klepper was the son of Andrew Jackson Klepper and Nancy J ______. He was born 1844 in Tennessee and died 10 Oct 1915 in Collin County, Texas. He is buried with his family at the Fitzhugh Cemetery, in Forest Grove, Collin County, Texas.
There is a J. C. Klepper listed as the Mayor of Plano, Texas from 1888 to 1889.
According to Lucille's book, “He is listed in the household of his father in the 1850 Greene Co., Mo. Census. He or his father are not in the 1860 Greene Co., Mo. census, but his mother and the younger children are. His father was in Texas by 1870. Joseph must have followed with his wife, children, mother and cousins Perry R (180) and Peter F. (181) by 1874.
Married 2 Jan. 1870 in Greene Co., MO to Sadie J. ; born Sept.1846 Robertson Co., TN.”
1. Oscar Flach Klepper b. 1872 Spring, MO.
2. Andrew T. Klepper b. Jun. 1873 MO; 1910 Dallas Co., Tx.
3. Wesley M. Klepper b. Aug. 1875 Collin Co., TX.
4. Minnie B. Klepper b. ca 1878 TX.
5. John E. Klepper b. Jun. 1881 Tx.
6. Fred Beatty Klepper b. Sep. 1883 Tx.
7. Ray E. Klepper b. Oct. 1886/7 Tx.; died Dec. 1963; buried Fitzhugh Cemetery.
8. Rose Klepper b. Mch. 1888 Tx; mar. Terry Peace England.
9. Nellie L. Klepper b. Nov. 1890 Tx.
• Lucille Mehrkam, History and Genealogy of the Family of Jacob Klepper/Clepper Family and Malcolm McAlpine Family (The Gregath Company, 1996), Library of Congress under card number 86-62751
• 1850 Greene Co., MO & 1880-1910 censuses of Collin Co., TX. Collins Co. Cemeteries Vol. 1; Soldier's Application for a Pension # 26763