Harriet Hepler

Female18 September 1820–24 February 1899

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Hepler was born on 18 September 1820, in Monroe, Virginia, United States, her father, John Hepler II, was 42 and her mother, Rebecca Maggard, was 30. She married Lewis Fridley on 15 August 1839, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Alleghany, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died on 24 February 1899, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lone Star Cemetery, Covington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Fridley
1804–1873
Harriet Hepler
1820–1899
Marriage: 15 August 1839
Sarah B Fridley
1841–
John Fridley
1842–1861

Sources (7)

  • Harriet P Fridley in household of Lewis Fridley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet P Hepler, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Margaret Wolfe Hepler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1839Alleghany, Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 4

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 24

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Heppler .

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

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