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Isaac Thomas Eppler
QUESTION: Is this possibly this Isaac's son? "Eppler, Alexander, son of Isaac Eppler, died 23 March 1849, aged 11 yrs. Fort Smith Herald April 4, 1849"
HYPERLINK: [ http://www.geocities.com/corder98045/A1.htm ] in 2001 Tom W. Corder writes all of following:
From 1850 Crawford Co. Arkansas census:
Eppler, George 29 M Farmer value of real estate $500 bn. Ala?
Louisa 28 F bn. Ky.
Ailsey C. 4 F Ark.
Edwin R. 3 M "
Mary A. 1 F "
July 21, 1851 - George Eppler, his wife Louisa, and Marchus Eppler sold land in Franklin Co. Ark.
George Eppler, wife Louisa, and Marchus Eppler granted to C.R. Killam July 21, 1851 land in Franklin Co. Arkansas.
From estate of George Eppler filed 26 Dec. 1859 in Tarrant Co. Tx.: Petition of E.M. Daggett for letters of administration on the estate of George Eppler, deceased. Louisa Eppler relinquishes to D.M. Daggett her right to administer on "my husband's estate". February term 1858. Bond of D.M. Daggett, administrator. Sureties: Charles Turner and W.B. Tucker. Approved February 22, 1858.
Petition of Eliza Epler who would "respectfully show that she is the widow of George Epler deceased and that while said George Epler deceased and herself was living together as husband and wife, the said George and myself had born to us children named as follows they being minors. And your petitioner would further show that she is the mother and natural guardian of said children and there is no funds in or out of her hands set apart as belonging to her or said children whereby said children is or can be educated. And your petitioner would futher show that there is 320 acres of land the headright of one Isaac Schoonover which was in the year of -- assigned to the said George Epler while the said George and petitioner was husband and wife and the said 320 acres of land being community property your petitioner is entitled to one half the said 320 acres of land and the said minor children aforesaid are entitled to the other half." She petitions that one half interest of the children be sold at public auction for cash or as the court may direct and the proceeds paid over to the petitioner for the support and education of the children. s/ Eliza Epler, by J.W. Oliver atty.
"memo. No and naming of the heirs of the estate of George Epler deceased. Now come the plaintiff and amends and say that the no and names of the children referred to in the original petition are named as follows: H.C. Epler, Edward, Mary, Jonathan, John and Mary.
Inventory and appraisal made by Jno. M. Murchison and Joshua Addington, included 160 acres, a part of the headright of Isaac Schoonover, in Tarrant Co. on the west fork of Trinity River. Sworn 30 Jan. 1860 before W.W. Weatherred depty Co. Clerk filed 30 Jan. 1860.
Estate of George Epler dec'd in acct with Louisa Epler. To boarding schooling and clothing Elcy C. Epler 14 yrs of age 5 yrs at $25 per year $150. To boarding schooling and clothing Edwin R. Epler aged 13 years at $25 per year $150. To boarding clothing and schooling Mary A. Epler aged 11 yrs. for 5 yrs. at $25 per year $150. To boarding clothing and schooling Jonathan W. Epler aged 9 yrs. for 5 yrs at $25 per year $150. To boarding clothing and schooling John Epler aged 6 yrs. for 5 yrs. at $25 per year $150. To boarding clothing and schooling Elizabeth Epler aged 6 yrs. for 5 yrs at $25 per year $150. Sworn by Eliza Eppler (in body) 3d January 1860 before G. Nance, clerk.
E.M. Daggett, admr, reports that J.W. Oliver, his authorized agent, on 3d day of April 1860 proceeded to sell the undivided half interest of the Isaac Schoonover 320 acre survey of land belonging to the estate of George Epler, dec'd, to the highest bidder "and Eliza Epler biding three 66/100 dollars per acre..the highest bidder..April term 1860.
Final account of administrator, E.M. Daggett. Filed October 1860 by J.W. Oliver attorney.
George Eppler bought land in Tarrant Co. Tx. 1853.
George Eppler appeared on school board petition Tarrant Co. Tx. 1854.
In Tarrant Co. Tx.: Original grantee: Isaac Schoonover 320 acres. Patentee: George Eppler, date of patent, 1857.
HYPERLINK: [HYPERLINK http://www.geocities.com/corder98045/A1.htm ] in 2001 Tom W. Corder writes all of following:
1. Father was supposedly from English extraction, mother from German.
2. After George's death, Louisa supposedly moved to Oklahoma with children then at home, and operated a hotel.
3. From Mary Ann Eppler's bible in possession of Dixie Lee Carroll Williams of Arlington, Tx.: Louisa (Campbell) Eppler was born Sept. 2, 1822. Louisa Eppler died July 23, 1896.
4. See estate of George Epler for information concerning her dealings at his death. She often signed documents Eliza Epler.
Marriage Notes for George Eppler and Louisa Campbell-15220
HYPERLINK: [HYPERLINK http://www.geocities.com/corder98045/A1.htm in 2001 Tom W. Corder writes: From Mary Ann Eppler's bible in possession of Dixie Lee Carroll Williams of Arlington, Tx.