Henry Simon Deppe

10 November 1817–11 May 1899 (Age 81)

The Life of Henry Simon

When Henry Simon Deppe was born on 10 November 1817, in Germany, his father, Augustus Eustace Deppe, was 23 and his mother, Mary Catherine, was 16. He married Mary Polly Lively on 3 April 1842, in Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Saint Clair Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1870 and St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 11 May 1899, in Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bowerman Cemetery, Steeleville, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Simon Deppe
Mary Polly Lively
Marriage: 3 April 1842
Frederica Wilhelmina Deppe
John H. Deppe
August Deppe

Spouse and Children


    Mary Polly Lively


3 April 1842
Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Augustus Eustace Deppe





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Detbern, composed of the elements theudō ‘people’, ‘race’ + ber(n) ‘bear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry S Deppe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry S Deppe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry S Deppe, "United States Census, 1860"

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