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
1862–1927
Ella Catherine Sieber
1866–1927
Blanche May Kepner
1887–1893
Ralph Sieber Kepner
1889–1919
Paul McCullough Kepner
1891–1956
George Raymond Kepner
1893–1962
Frank Beaver Kepner
1895–1959
Hugh Campbell Kepner
1897–1950
Helen C Kepner
1897–1964
Philip Henry Kepner
1900–1979
Thomas Kepner
1904–1975
Henry Sieber Kepner
1908–1976
Anna Laura RUSH
1911–1996

Parents and Siblings

    George Thompson Kepner

    Male1862–1927Male

    Ella Catherine Sieber

    Female1866–1927Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

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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