Re: Geppinger family
You asked about the ancestry of Charlwood Louis Gepinger. I find this on ancestry family trees:
John Geppinger, b 14 Oct 1821 Urach Reuthinger Baden -Wurtemburg
died 29 Sep 1881 Logansport Cass Co. Ind. He married Maria Rosine Joahann Markle, b 17 )ct 1821 Uray Kingreich Wurtemburg, died 13 Nov 1894 Logansport, the dau of Jakob Friedrich Markle, 1 Feb 1753 Germany, died 7 Aug 1829 Germany, and Regina Walpurga Eberle borm & died in Germany
John the son of Johann Jakob Goeppingern b 14 Dec 1778 Reutlinger Baden-Wurtemburg, died 27 June 1829 Urach Retlinger Baden wurtemburg and Katherinea Magdelena Rau, b 25 Aug 1759 Urach Reutlinger, died 22 may 1834 same place.
the children of John 1821:
Johann Friederike Louisa 1851-1921
Elizabeth 1862 -
Jacob E. 1863 -1017
This Louis above seems to be the father of the Charlwood Louis , b Jan 26 1878Most of the family are buried in Mount Hope Cem Logansport.
I'm not related, just try to help when I can.