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Jacob Addison WICKHAM
(1841-1925)
Sarah Jane THOMPSON
(1848-1899)
William BASH
Mary Jane WICKHAM
(1867-1895)
Lola Fern BASH
(1894-1973)

 

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Parents:
1. William BASH & Mary Jane WICKHAM
2. Jacob Addison WICKHAM & Sarah Jane THOMPSON

Spouses/Children:
1. John C. "Tippy" KLEPFER

Lola Fern BASH 2

  • Born: 7 Dec 1894, MO
  • Marriage (1): John C. "Tippy" KLEPFER on 3 May 1915 1
  • Died: Jul 1973, Keokuk, Lee Co, IA at age 78 3
  • Buried: Catholic Cem, Keokuk, Lee Co, IA 4
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bullet  General Notes:

INFO FROM DAISY WICKHAM STEVENS: Lola was the daughter of Mary Jane Wickham Bash who died on the day Lola was born. Lola was then adopted and raised by her grandparents, Jacob and Sarah Wickham. She lived Keokuk as an adult. Lola raised her step-daughter Etta Klepfer.

1920 IA CENSUS, Lee Co, Keokuk city:
John C. Klepfer, owned home, 34, b. IL, father b. Baden Germany, mother b. IL, foreman, rubber tire plant;
wife Lola F., 25, b. MO, father b. US, mother b. MO; \\dau. Etta M., 10, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. MO.
(Listed on same census page as Flora B. Whitehead and daughters)

1930 IA CENSUS, Lee Co, Keokuk city:
John C. Klepfer, 44, 22 at first marriage, b. IL, father b. Germany, mother b. IL, merchant tire industry;
wife Lola, 35, 20 at first marriage, b. MO, parents b. MO;
dau. Etta, 20, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA, bookkeeper, bank.

1940 IA CENSUS, Lee Co, Keokuk city:
John C. Klepfer, 55, 7th, b. IL, 1935: same house, lesses oil station, gasoline filling station;
Lola F., wife, 45, 7th, b. MO, 1935: same house.

KEOKUK (IA) CATHOLIC CEMETERY:
Lola Klepfer 1895 -

SSDI: Lola Klepfer, b. Dec 7, 1894 - d. Jul 1973; last residence: Keokuk, Lee Co, IA.

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Event 1: Taken into GF's home when mother died, 1895.


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Lola married John C. "Tippy" KLEPFER, son of Unknown and Katherine (---), on 3 May 1915.1 (John C. "Tippy" KLEPFER was born on 24 May 1885 in IL,3 died on 31 Jul 1962 in Keokuk, Lee Co, IA 1 and was buried in Catholic Cem, Keokuk, Lee Co, IA 4.)


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Sources


1 Info from Daisy Wickham Stevens.

2 Obituary of Jacob A. Wickham.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 Keokuk Catholic Cemetery Records.


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