Jacob Epler
February 19 1803 - 1890

Jacob Epler

Jacob Epler and his wife, Mary (Beggs) Epler came to Morgan county, Illinois, with Charles Beggs and his wife in 1829. About 1849 he sold his farm near Little Indian and removed to Sangamon county and laid out the town of Pleasant Plains. He made the provision that no intoxicating liquors should be sold therein. After his second marriage he moved to Virginia, and lived till his death. He was buried in the cemetery at Pleasant Plains.

Children of Jacob and Mary Beggs Epler
George Andrew Eplerb. Sep 1 1828;d. May 26 1847
John T. Eplerb. Dec 16 1829;m. Mary Jane Foster;2 m. Rhoda Zane;3 m. Nettie Martin
Ann Eplerb. Oct 28 1831;m. Felix Farrell;d. Dec 22 1912
James Eplerb. Sep 16 1833;d. Jul 17 1847
Dorothy Eplerb. Dec 6 1835;d. Jul 15 1847
Sarah Eplerb. Jan 16 1838;m. Joseph McCoy;d. Nov 1911
Jane Eplerb. Dec 12 1839;m. Newton Gilham
Emily Eplerb. Feb 20 1842;d. Aug 26 1851
Stephen Douglas Eplerb. Jan 19 1845;m. Ann Crum


History and Genealogy of the Epler, Oldwiler, Huckleberry, Carr and Ewing Families, 1728-1913, page 23
Compiled by Mrs. Emma Epler Knudson, Illinois State Journal Co. Springfield, Ill.