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William Schoepflin


Posted By: Kent Transier (email)
Date: 9/1/2012 at 15:07:54

William Schoepflin, farmer, Secton 33, P.O. Willow Springs, born in Baden, Germany, August 29, 1839. He came to the United States with his parents in 1841 and settled in Allegheny County, Penn., where he grew to manhood, receiving a common school education.

After leaving Pennsylvania he resided in Stephenson County, Ill., 8 yrs. Then removed to Hardin County Iowa, remaining four years and then removed to Madison County, Iowa where he lived five years, coming to Kansas in 1874 and purchasing a large farm containing 446 acres, which is all improved, having 300 acres under the plow. His farm is well stocked, and indicates the thrifty and prosperous farmer.

Mr. Schoepflin has been twice married, first in Freeport Ill, May 12, 1864 to Miss Caroline C. Dengel, who died Jul 22, 1880. Again in Wabash County, Ind. April 17, 1881, to Miss Matilda S. , daughter of Isaac Croft. He has 5 children, John C., Henry, Charles E., Cora A., and Rena. Mr. S. is a prominent member of the Evangelical Church.


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