Louis Malcom KREPLEEVER/KRIPLIVER/CRIPLIVER,
|My grandmother and
great-grandmother Emma CABLE with my mom Eleanor and
her twin sister Evelyn in their laps.
|My grandmother Lulu Vey
|This is me, Fishingene@aol.com
My mother's father. Louis Malcom Krepleever
was born in 2/19/1877 in Whitehouse, Ohio to John
Wesley and Sarah (Shellhart) Cripliver.
Louis lived most of his life in Lucas County area Died
7/27/1939. He was a editorial writer for the Old
Toledo Newsbee before he went into the
service and served in the Philipines during the Spanish/
American War as a war correspondent writing under the
name of "The Crip." When he came back and met
my grandmother Lulu Vey Fowler and they
were married in 1910. They both sold real estate in the
city of Toledo Ohio.
They had 4 daughters:
- Mary K. born 3/8/1911 d.
5/3/1968 who maried Walter Martin Brimmer
-- Son Bob married Pat TAYLOR, then Wendy
-- Daugher Dorothy Ann (Sue) married a Bob
BEVERSTOCK, had David. Second Sue married Bob
TAYLOR and had Mary Beth who married Peter
LAWLESS who had Matthew and Brendan. Third, Sue
married Wilbur MCCOY
-- Son David married Phyllis TUSSING. Had
Deborah who married David FERGUSON, Douglas
married a gal from Texas named Bambi; Donald is
married and divorced.
-- Daughter Carolyn married Richard BARBER,
had Steven who is marrying a girl from France,
and Timothy. Steven lives near Washington DC near
his cousin David Beverstock who married Katie.
- Dorothy K. who married Carroll
-- Daughter Carol Sue married Gail JONES. and
had Tammy and Jenny. They all live out in New
Mexico and Arizona.
- Elearnor K. (my mom) born
11/7/1914 who married 9/15/1934 Donald Arthur
Garner born 7/4/1910, son of Quinton and Lillie
-- My brother Donald GARNER Jr. married Marcia
Ida BRUGGEMAN, Had Mark William who married Linda
VESPA; Dirk Robert married Karen ELLIS, and had
Mitchell Scott ; Pamela married Steven STOTTLER,
had Nathan, married Torborn HILLERSTROM of Henan
-- I was born 6/12/1938. I married Robert Leo
MEIRING 12/7/1963. Greg was born 3/26/1966 m.
Dawn HOARD, div. 1992. m. Julie TIMM 4/17/1994
adopted Nicholas Lee, Julie's son. had Alex Timm
Meiring; Lee Allen was born 5/30/ 1967 m. Dana
ECCLESTON in 1987. she has Matthew LOHR, Lee and
Dana had Lauren Ann 11/17/1989; Glen was born
10/26/1969 m. Angela Lynn GAHN 10/14/ 1989, had
Allison Kay 4/9/1990 and Adam Christopher
- twin sister Evelyn K. who
married Rex J. Shaw.
-- Daughter Evelyn and Rex SHAW had Rex Jr.
who married Judy and had Brendan, Erin, Kevin,
and Christine (Casey);
-- Son Ken married Sue and Had Heather, and
then married Pam and had twins Cara and Lara.
-- Son Bill married Kay had Ryan,Kelly,
-- Daughter Barb married Bob.
My mom and her sisters were very popular in school.
They lived on Wayne Street, which is now Airport Highway,
and attended Burroughs elementary. All graduated from
Edward Drummond Libbey High School, which was named after
the famed founder of Libbey Glass Company. I believe the
company is now known as the Libbey Owens Ford Glass (LOF
Glass that is used in automobiles) and also Libbey Glass
company the makers of drinking glasses.
My mom was an artist for the Edelian, the school
yearbook. She and her twin sister graduated from Libbery
High in 1932. Can you believe they attended the 60th
reunion of their graduation together. My mom's twin died
in 1994 on Valentines day in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida at
Indian CreeK Park where she had just given a speech for a
So you see a lot of people have come and gone and are
still here with us to celebrate my dads 87th birthday
July 4th 1997 and Dad and Moms' 63rd Wedding Anniversary
Last September 15th 1996.As of July 24, 1997, my father
Donald Garner passed away.
New developments of
- I have met two new cousins of my family this year
on Mom's SHEPLERS on her Mom's side and her Dad's
side. Karen Shepler and her sister Marilyn
Shepler Simpson found out that:
-- Abraham Shepler of Stark
County, Ohio came to Lucas county with his wife Mary
Alexander and children, Rachel, Roseann,
Abraham Jr. to settle in Waterville Township.
Abraham's father was John SHEPLER who married
Rachel Case in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania.
His father was Matthias SHEPLER who married Mary
-- Their daughter Rachel
married John Cripliver who had
John Wesley who had Louis Krepleever.
Louis married Lulu Fowler and
had my mom, Eleanor, Evelyn, Mary and Dorothy.
-- Eleanor married Donald
Garner and had my brother Don Garner
Jr., and me, Nancy Garner. I married Robert
-- Now we know that Abraham's other
daughter Roseann SHEPLER married Samuel
CABLE, They had many children including Harriet
Emma Cable. She marrried John
Allen FOWLER, they had John Jr. William,
Samuel, James, and Lulu. Lulu married
Louis KREPLEEVER who had my mom,
who had me.