Person:William Keplinger (2)

William Keplinger
b.1846 Virginia
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Keplinger
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1846 Virginia
Census[1] 1850 Hardy, Virginia
Census[2] 1860 Laurelton, Hardy, Virginia
Death? Sept 7 1861 Kines Gap Area, Maysville Wvtaking powder from civil war ordnance, exploded killing William, and injuring two other brothers. James was scarred from this incident
Burial? Mt Hebron Cemetry, Maysville Wv

WILLIAM KEPLINGER was born in 1846 at Virginia. He appeared on the census of 1850 at Hardy County, Virginia. He appeared on the census of 1860 at Laurelton, Hardy County, Virginia. He was killed while trying to remove black powder from civil war ordnance he found. His brother James was also present there, and bore scars from the incident.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1850 US Federal Population Census: District 23, Hardy County, Virginia (6), 1850, Primary quality.
    1850 Census
  2. 1860 US Federal Population Census: District 2, Hardy County, Virginia (3), 1860, Primary quality.
    1860 Census (Pg 1) 1860 Census (Pg 2)