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Abraham Keiper

Diane Tesene (View posts)
Posted: 24 Sep 1999 8:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:19AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper, Floyd
Does anyone out there have information on the family of Abraham Keiper, born Northampton, PA abt 1822. died Shamokin, PA 1897. Was married #1 Chrisianna?( need her maiden name)#2 Mary(possibly a cousin). Abe Christianna had 2 children, Amanda 1845-1902 married Hezehiah Floyd, Ch. were: Calder,George,William,Christianna,Edwin Minnie,Lauretta A. and 2 others who died early. George b.1850 married to Jane, daughter Mary Jo.

Abraham Keiper

Diane Tesene (View posts)
Posted: 24 Sep 1999 8:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:19AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper
any information about my g.g.grandfather Abe Keiper may be sent to me at GramaDuck @aol.com

Abraham Keiper

Betty Massman (View posts)
Posted: 22 Dec 1999 5:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:17AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper, Ort
There was an Abraham Keiper b 3 Feb 1767 to Carl Ludwig Keiper and Catharine Ort. They lived in or around Hanover Twp in Lehigh County. Descended from Carl Ludwig Keiper Sr who came here from Lachen, Germany. I'm related to a daughter of Carl L. Sr. Could this be your Abraham? There was another Abraham who was a son of a John Keiper and Anna Elizabeth (MNU) ...... they were in Sugarloaf Twp, Luzerne Co. Abraham also had a son Abraham. Lots of Abrahams in that family.

Abraham Keiper

Posted: 25 Dec 1999 6:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:17AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper, Floyd
Those people must not have kept track of each other. I am stumped, I know he was born in Northampton Co. PA 1822 and moved to Northumberland Co. PA. before 1850.Cannot find his birth or marriage date to #1 wife Christiana. He married again after 1880 census was taken, wife #2 was Mary A. Possibly a cousin of his first wife. Was in Civil war, have copies of pension application. Have picture of 4 Keiper brothers in Civil War Uniform, and picture of Abe, Hezekiah Floyd (son-in-law)and son George Keiper, no date. Have copy of deed to property purchased in Northumberland Co.1867 and they appear in 1850 census Northumberland Co.PA. Do you have any ideas, where to look? Let me know your names you are looking for, maybe sonewhere along we may be long lost cousins. My e-mail is Gramaduck@aol.com.

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Martha Keiper (View posts)
Posted: 22 Feb 2000 7:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:14AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper, Hartman
I dont know much but I am looking for Martha Keiper sister of Helen Hartman. I am Sherry Delrow and looking for information on my mothers family who is Carol or Katherine Fank. Please let me know what anyone does.
Posted: 11 Mar 2000 4:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:14AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper
I am related (I think) to Carl Ludwig Keiper also. I have his son as John with b: 1775 one place and 1758 another place. His mother was Maria Catherine (Ort) I've found all at Christ Union Church in Hanover Twp. I think Johns son, Daniel was my gggrandfather. Am having trouble because there seem to have been two Johns , also two Daniels. Can you help? Do you have more? Thanks for any help Sylvia

Abraham Keiper before 1836

Posted: 24 Mar 2000 1:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 6:13AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper, Kramer
My great, great grandfather was Benjamin Franklin Keiper, born Aug. 31, 1836 in Freemansburg, Bethleham Co., Pa. m. Mary Catharine Kramer. His father was Abraham. Anyone know which one and where from ?

Re: Abraham Keiper

Posted: 4 Dec 2001 2:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Mar 2006 5:47AM GMT
Surnames: Keiper
My current email address is itsgramaduck@aol.com

Abrahams in Hanover and Bethlehem

Posted: 1 May 2008 4:16PM GMT
Classification: Query
There were TWO Abraham Keipers in the Lehigh Valley, both born around the same time. The first was Abraham Keiper of Hanover Township, Lehigh County, born about 1797. The second was Abraham Keiper of Bethlehem, Northampton County, born about 1798. These are two different families as proven by the census data:

(Year: 1830; Census Place: Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania; Roll: 156; Page: 123.) versus (Year: 1830; Census Place: Hanover, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 155; Page: 16.)

(Year: 1840; Census Place: , Northampton, Pennsylvania; Roll: 479; Page: 136.) versus (Year: 1840; Census Place: , Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 469; Page: 174.)

I am looking for information on the Abraham Keiper from Bethlehem, Northampton County. In particular, did he have a son named Daniel (1811-1881)? I hope this helps some.

~Leslie

Re: Abrahams in Hanover and Bethlehem

Posted: 1 May 2008 6:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
I sure wish I could help you but the only Abraham Keiper I know of was born in Northampton Co. PA 1822 and moved to Northumberland Co. PA. before 1850. I have not yet been able to find him with his parents, but the papers from the funeral home lists his birth as Northampton, PA. Thru funeral, census & Civil War pension papers, I have his birth & death dates. I am positive I have been able to connect his first wife Christianna/Christine to the family of George Holshue of Coal Township in Northumberland, PA. From his children birth dates, they probably married between 1841 & 1845. It is possibe his second wife b. 1835 d. 1888 was a sister or a cousin of his first wife. He was in Civil war, have copies of pension application. Have picture of 4 Keiper brothers in Civil War Uniform, and picture of Abe, Hezekiah Floyd (son-in-law)and son George Keiper, no date. Have copy of deed to property purchased in Northumberland Co.1867.
Please keep posting, maybe someone has another clue and good luck.
Diane
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