Mary Louisa Kepple

9 December 1837–14 June 1930 (Age 92)
Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Louisa

When Mary Louisa Kepple was born on 9 December 1837, in Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, Georg Michael Keppel, was 35 and her mother, Mary Catharine Becker, was 23. She married John Conrad Naegle Sr on 15 June 1853, in Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 June 1930, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Conrad Naegle Sr
Mary Louisa Kepple
Marriage: 15 June 1853
Rachel Louise Naegle
Leah Mary Naegle
John Conrad Naegle Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1853Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 4
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Köppel (see Koeppel ) or of South German Köpple, a cognate of Koeppel 1.Americanized form of German or Dutch Keppel .

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

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    Story Highlight


    John C. Naegle was very wise and very fortunate in his choice of mothers for his children. All were of German descent and all but two directly from Germany or Switzer-land hence their general outlook …

    Sources (19)

    • Mary Louise Keppe in entry for Leah Evans, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Louisa Nall in household of Jno C Nall, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louisa Kepple, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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