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 Isaac Newton Deppen

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Isaac Newton Deppen

  • Birth 24 May 1836 Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 16 Feb 1915
  • Burial Kirwin, Phillips County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 51305599

Civil War--Company F, 48th Ind. Infantry

His wife was Sarah Ann Grubbs Deppen, born April 25, 1841, in Brimfield, Portage, Ohio, and died December 20, 1928, in Kirwin, Phillips County, KS.

Their children are:
Lewis Addison Deppen 1859 – 1931
Lucy Minette Deppen 1861 – 1936
Frankiin Abraham Deppen 1864 – 1938
Simon Peter Deppen 1870 – 1936
Canby Norman Deppen 1873 – 1936
John Jacob Deppen 1878 – 1960 He died in California on November 20, 1960.


Kirwin Kansan--February 17, 1915
I. N. Deppen dead
I. N. Deppen who has been sick for so long died at his home Tuesday at noon. Particulars and obituary will be published next week.

Isaac N. Deppen, aged 78 years, 8 months, and 22 days passed away at his home in Kirwin, February 16, 1915. Mr. Deppen was born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, May 24, 1838. In April 1856 he was married to Sarah A. Grubb in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, four sons, Lewis, Frank, Canby, and John, and one daughter, Mrs. Lucy Horsman, one son Peter having died some years ago.

He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, two brothers, J. A. Deppen of Stewartsville, Missouri, and A. J. Deppen of St. Joseph, Missouri, and one sister, Mrs. Katherine Attebury of St. Joseph, Missouri.

He was a staunch and local member of the G.A.R. having given some of the best days of his life to the cause of the Union Army in the Rebellion. During his later years he was afflicted with dropsical trouble which terminated in his death.

Mr. Deppen died a Christian and during his last days he was strong in his trust in God. He prayed much for grace to endure his intense suffering and felt the presence of his Savior near. Thus another of our oldest citizens has passed to his reward.

As a young man Mr. Deppen moved from Ohio to Indiana and later to Missouri and located on a farm near Germantown in Smith County in 1877 where he lived until about 30 years ago when he and his family moved to Kirwin. For three or fours years he carried the Star Mail Route between Kirwin and Bloomington, Nebraska. This was before the Rock Island Railroad was built. Kirwin has since been his home but for the past several years he has been unable to do any active work.

The funeral service was conducted from the family residence by Rev. Gordon Waggoner, and the interment was made in the Kirwin Cemetery.
Kirwin Kansan--February 24, 1915


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  • Created by: Barbara Bowman
  • Added: 18 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51305599
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Newton Deppen (24 May 1836–16 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51305599, citing Kirwin Cemetery, Kirwin, Phillips County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Bowman (contributor 47205874) .