Joseph Kaley WEMPLE

Male 1865 - 1943  (77 years)


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  • Name Joseph Kaley WEMPLE 
    Born 02 Jan 1865  Duanesburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1943  Altamont, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1359  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father James Vanderpool WEMPLE,   b. 07 Dec 1820, Schenectady, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1900, Duanesburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ann KALEY,   b. 15 Oct 1835,   d. 18 Dec 1918, probably Duanesburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1857  Princetown Reformed Church, Princetown, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Fredericks OGSBURY,   b. 12 Jan 1870, Altamont, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1935, Schenectady, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1888 
    Children 
     1. Everett J. WEMPLE,   b. 19 Jun 1898, Duanesburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1919  (Age 20 years)
     2. Joseph Kenneth WEMPLE,   b. 27 May 1908, Schenectady, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Apr 1977  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha GRIBBEN,   b. 02 Feb 1871, Knox, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1951, Altamont, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Aft 1935 
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sent to the compiler by email via Carol Keane on June 24, 1999:

      J. KALEY WEMPLE DIES AT ALTAMONT

      Joseph Kaley Wemple, 77, former superintendent of maintenance of the Schenectady High school, died at Altamont Monday after a brief illness.

      A native of Duanesburgh, Mr. Wemple was a son of the late James V, and Margaret Ann Kaley Wemple. He was born January 2 1886. He was one of a family of six children. His brothers and sisters are all deceased, included William Wallace Wemple, a senator and attorney; John Wemple, connected with the Schenectady Savings Bank for years; Rev. Jeremiah Wemple; Henry Wemple of Altamont, and Rebecca Liddle of Duanesburgh.

      In 1889 he married Elizabeth Ogsbury, who died in 1935. One son, Everett J. Wemple, died in camp at Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, in 1919, following World War I.

      On November 14, 1942, he married Bertha Gribben, the former Bertha Williamson of the town of Knox, who survives him, as does one son J. Kenneth Wemple, of Schenectady.

      Until 1918, Mr. Wemple operated a farm on Settle's Hill, near Giffords. He then moved to Schenectady, and worked at Ellis hospital and the General Electric company. For 15 or 20 years, until retiring in 1934, he held his school position in that city. Until last November, he resided at 1187 Palmer avenue.

      For many years he was a member and officer of the Princetown Reformed church at Giffords. Later he was associated with the Eastern Parkway Methodist church in Schenectady, and later was a member of St. John's Lutheran church of Altamont. He was also a member of Boer Lodge I.O.O.F of South Schenectady.

      Funeral services were held 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Frendendall Funeral home. Dr. Otto E. Voight pastor of St. John's Lutheran church, officiated. Burial was in Parkview cemetery, Schenectady.


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