David Keppel

6 February 1818–20 August 1888 (Age 70)
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Keppel was born on 6 February 1818, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Keppel, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Yerian, was 43. He married Magdalene Hawk on 18 January 1844. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Parks Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 20 August 1888, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Keppel
Magdalene Hawk
Marriage: 18 January 1844
Daniel Kepple
Philip Kepple
William H Kepple
Mary Elizabeth Kepple
Caroline Keppel

Spouse and Children

18 January 1844


    Daniel Kepple


    Philip Kepple


    William H Kepple




Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Käppel ( see Kappel ).2 Altered form of Köppel ( see Koeppel ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Keppel in household of Philip Keppel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Keppel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Kepple in entry for Caroline Kepple, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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