children of Jerome Thompson Kepler and Emily Bianca Thompson all born in Henry Co., Ill. Had at least 5 children of which 2 girls survived Mary Kepler b-abt 1868 & m 17 Aug 1889 to James Burris (Bennis) at Rock Rapids, Lyon Co., MN. m-2 Smith Denton and lived at Bancroft, IA. Florence Belle Kepler b-7 Aug.1866 & m-as his second wife Stephen Joseph Barber. They had 2 children and she died at Webster Co., IA 29 July 1948 & they are both buried in Cass Center Cemetary at Cass Twp. Hamilton Co., IA. I am trying to find Jerome's roots. He is a civil war veteran from the 112th Ill. Infantry division and enlisted at Henry Co., IA. He also had three sisters still living at his death on the 23 March 1921. Two residing in Lee Co. and the other in Henry Co., Ill.but the obit doesn't give their names.