Abraham Pepple was b. 1768, d. 1816. He m. Elizabeth Waggoner 15 Nov 1786 in MD.She was b, 1773 and d. 1841, Bartholmew, IN. They were the most prosperous Pepple in MD; he was a miller, they owned a lot of land. He was the first of the clan to leave MD for the Northwest Territory.They lived in MasonCo, KY for 9 years bef moving to RossCo, OH.
Abraham's father was William Peppel, his mother Susannah.William was b. abt 1730 in Germany, and emigrated to America with his father, John Peter Pepple, 1749.William lived Nottingham Twp, Chester, PA abt 1753.He sold part of his father's farm, "The Meadows", to his step-mother, Magdalena, 1769.William was naturalized 29 April 1772, Colonial MD. He served as Captain in Revolutionary War. Johna Peter Pepple was b. 1700, prob. in Hesse-Drmstadt, Germany.He arrived in Philadelphia, PA, 9/25/1749, on the ship RANIER from Hanus, Eisenberg, Wittenberg, and Darmstadt.He first settled in Tulpehocken Districe, possibly in LebanonCo, PA.Attended Trinity Reformed and Christ's Lutheran Churches. Bought 100 A. "The Meadows", Great Pipe Creek, nr Taneytown, Frederick (now Carroll) Co., 5/2/1765.John Peter had 2 other ch: Maria Catherine, bapt. 1750, Lebanon, PA, and John Philip, bapt. 3/26/1754, Berks, PA.In addition to Abraham, his son, William, had 2 other ch: William, b. 1750s, d. aft 1805, m. Elizabeth Sain (?), and Johannes (John), b. 1750s, lived Taneytown, MD, d. Feb 1817, and m. Catherine. Of Abrahm and Elizabeth Waggoner's ch: Abraham was prob. b. MD, not VA. He m.(1)Telitha Evans,(2) 21 May 1827,Elizabeth Taylor. Abraham d. 1856. Eleanor and Rachel were b. MD, not MA. Eleanor(Nellie) m. 9 Jan 1817 Samuel Phillips, and was a resident of IN. Rachel m. Joseph Ogle & d. 1872. Sarah "Sally" m. 20 July 1817, HighlandCo,OH, Thomas Wilson. John was b. 11 March 1799, Grant, Mason, KY. He m.(1)18 Aug 1830, Bainbridge, Ross, OH, Eliza Ann McNeal. In the 1850 census were listed their 5 ch., b. 1833-1843 in Bainbridge. John m.(2) 7 Jan 1844, RossCo, OH, Mrs. Elizabeth Rockhold.She m. (1) Anthony Rockhold, by whom she had one dau. Eliza Rockhold, b. 1 June 1836, FayetteCo, OH. According to the 1850 census, Van Buren Pepple was b. 27 April 1843 to John's first wife, Elza, and Penesu (James) was b. 24 Nov 1845 to second wife,Elizabeth. John d. 16 Aug 1872 and Elizabeth d. 27 Sep 1878.Back to Abraham & Elizabeth's ch: Elizabeth m. William S. Wilson. Delilah m. 4 July 1843 and d. 1886. David d. 1862. Lucinda m. 28 March 1839.