Helen C Kepner

10 September 1897–17 August 1964 (Age 66)
Port Royal, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Helen C

When Helen C Kepner was born on 10 September 1897, in Port Royal, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Thompson Kepner, was 35 and her mother, Ella Catherine Sieber, was 30. She died on 17 August 1964, in Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

George Thompson Kepner
Ella Catherine Sieber
Blanche May Kepner
Ralph Sieber Kepner
Paul McCullough Kepner
George Raymond Kepner
Frank Beaver Kepner
Hugh Campbell Kepner
Helen C Kepner
Philip Henry Kepner
Thomas Kepner
Henry Sieber Kepner
Anna Laura RUSH

Parents and Siblings

    George Thompson Kepner


    Ella Catherine Sieber




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 South German: occupational name for a maker of cloaks and hoods, a variant of Kepler .2 Americanized spelling of Göppner ( see Gepner ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Helen Kepner in household of George F Kepner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Kepner in household of George Kepner, "United States Census, 1910"

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