Person:Dormacelia Keplinger (2)

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Dormacelia Arabella Keplinger
b.ABT 1851 Hardy, Virginia
m. ABT 1851
  1. Dormacelia Arabella KeplingerABT 1851 - 1918
  2. Lovina Keplinger1854 -
  3. Ruth Keplinger1856 - 1865
  4. John Keplinger1859 - 1905
  5. Israel Keplinger1860 - 1885
  6. Elizabeth Keplinger1864 - 1865
  • HJohn Keplinger1841 - 1919
  • WDormacelia Arabella KeplingerABT 1851 - 1918
m. 17 APR 1868
  1. Alice T Keplinger1870 - 1933
  2. Leslie R Keplinger1872 - AFT 1933
  3. Lafayette Keplinger1873 - 1924
  4. Arthur R Keplinger1877 - AFT 1933
  5. Gertrude Keplinger1879 - AFT 1933
  6. Bessie Keplinger1885 - BEF 1933
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Dormacelia Arabella Keplinger
Gender Female
Birth[1] ABT 1851 Hardy, Virginia
Marriage 17 APR 1868 Grant, West Virginiato John Keplinger
Census 1870 Grant, West Virginia, United StatesGrant Township
with John Keplinger
Census 1880 Grant, West Virginia, United StatesGrant Township
with John Keplinger
Census 1900 Grant, West Virginia, United StatesGrant District
with John Keplinger
Census 1910 Grant, West Virginia, United StatesGrant Township
with John Keplinger
Death[2] 28 OCT 1918 Maysville, Grant, West Virginia

DORMACELIA ARABELLA KEPLINGER was born circa 1851 at Hardy County, Virginia. Dorma had a rough adolescence. The Civil War began when she was nine. The main battles of the War occurred within a hundred miles of her home. She "moved" to a new state when West Virginia broke off a few years later. Her mother and two sisters died when she was fourteen, leaving her to help father raise her three remaining siblings, aged five through eleven.

She married JOHN KEPLINGER, son of JACOB K. KEPLINGER and MARY CATHERINE HALL, on 17 Apr 1868 at Grant County, West Virginia. Dormacelia married young, just three years after her mother's death. She and JOHN KEPLINGER appeared on the census of 1870 at Grant Township, Grant County, West Virginia. She and JOHN KEPLINGER appeared on the census of 1880 at Grant Township, Grant County, West Virginia. She and JOHN KEPLINGER appeared on the census of 1900 at Grant District, Grant County, West Virginia. In the 1900 census Dormacelia reports that she had nine children, six surviving. The 1900 census lists Dormacelia as the mother of nine children, six surviving. There must have been three children that died young. She and JOHN KEPLINGER appeared on the census of 1910 at Grant Township, Grant County, West Virginia.

She died on 28 Oct 1918 at Maysville, Grant County, West Virginia.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1880 US Federal Population Census: Grant, Grant County, West Virginia, 1880, Primary quality.
    1880 Census
  2. 2.0 2.1 Larry Veach. Feaster GED Veach. (Larry Veach, March 2000), Secondary quality.
  3.   1900 US Federal Population Census: Grant, Grant County, West Virginia, 1900, Primary quality.
    1900 Census
  4.   Srblac/1870 US Federal Population Census: Grant, Grant County, West Virginia (2), 1870, Primary quality.
    1870 Census
  5.   Srblac/1910 US Federal Population Census: Grant, Grant County, West Virginia, 1910, Primary quality.
    1910 Census