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Francis Hepler

  • Birth 21 Jun 1816
  • Death 7 Dec 1914
  • Burial Shippenville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 18822767

Mrs. Fanny Hepler was a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Pollons Hepler, and was born at Brady's Bend, Armstrong County, on June 22, 1816. She was united in marriage with David Hepler of Cherry Run, Clarion County, on October 14 1837. the young couple journeyed into the wilds of Clarion County and cleared themselves a home out of the forest. Mr. Hepler died at Newmansville on March 18 1874, and Mrs. Hepler has resided there ever since. About five years ago, by a fall, she sustained a fractured limb, that made her an invalid, so she had to spend her latter days and years in an invalid chair, her wants were administered by her daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. And Mr. John Hidinger, and they deserve the highest esteem of the community, for the good care they bestowed upon the invalid mother. She was the mother of ten children, eight of whom are living, namely, James of Newmansville: William of Washington D.C.: Isaac of Knox: Louis of Shippenville; Irwin of Franklin; A.B. of Tionesta: Jackson of Ashland Ohio; and Frances Hidinger of Newmansville, Besides the children mentioned there are also 33 grandchildren , 45 great-grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Hepler was a member of the Lutheran church and in that faith she lived and died at the age of 98 years, 5 months and 15 days. Peace be to her Ashes.


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  • Created by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
  • Added: 8 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18822767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Hepler (21 Jun 1816–7 Dec 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18822767, citing Shippenville Cemetery, Shippenville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Leanne Keefer Bechdel (contributor 46601597) .