Fred WEMPLE

Male 1898 - 1956  (58 years)


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  • Name Fred WEMPLE 
    Born 29 Mar 1898  Milford, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 05 May 1956  Janesville, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Milford, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I188  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father N WEMPLE,   b. 07 May 1871, Milford, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1942, Susanville, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Martha Pearl BRONSON,   b. 19 Apr 1874, Milford, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1968, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1892  Milford, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Carrie Ellen HOUGHTON,   b. 13 May 1896, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1920, Milford, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 12 May 1918  Milford, Lassen County, CA, The Rev. R.S. Withrow, officiating Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Infant WEMPLE,   b. 12 May 1920, Lassen County, CA - Died in infancy. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1920, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Grace DURFEE,   b. 16 Jun 1900, Bieber, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1923, Susanville, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 20 May 1922  Redding, Shasta County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nadene WEMPLE,   b. 05 Jun 1923, Susanville, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1999, Alameda, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Naomi WEMPLE,   b. 05 Jun 1923, Susanville, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Oct 1978, Houston, Harris County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Edna Mary PROTHERO,   b. 09 Jun 1890, Douglas Flat, Calvareras County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1978, U.S. 395 about 3 miles west Standish, Lassen County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1926  Reno, Washoe County, NV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phyllis Fred WEMPLE,   b. 29 Oct 1926, Oakland, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 2005, Susanville, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Frank N. WEMPLE,   b. 09 Aug 1929, Oakland, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2004, Reno, NV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Murph was first and foremost a cowboy and horseman. His most favorite thing to do was run wild horses, where several cowboys would run wild mustangs and capture them in corrals. He ranched and farmed for a period and he worked for the county road crew for a short time. He resided in Milford, Spoonville and Janesville. At the of his death he was managing a warehouse for Bronson and Doyle in Litchfield. Bronson and Doyle's main business was in Susanville. They primarily farm equipment dealers, but also dealt in buying and selling grain and selling cattle feed. DRW

      Obituary from the Susanville LASSEN ADVOCATE, 9 May 1956, page 1c7:

      SERVICES ARE HELD HERE YESTERDAY FOR FRED WEMPLE, 58

      Fred Wemple, 58, a native of Lassen County, died at his home in Janesville on Saturday, May 5 at 9:30 p.m. Funeral services were held at the Susanville Methodist Church yesterday afternoon at two o'clock with members of the Susanville Elks Lodge officiating. Glenn Long acted as exalted ruler. Elk members assisting Long were Frank Corson, Carl Cobel, Murray Doyle, Lester Coffin, Ben Cunningham, Frank Maurina and Ivor Lanigar. Interment was in the family plot in the Milford Cemetery.

      Mrs. J.C. McQueen sang 'End of a Perfect Day' with Mrs. Alfreda Cunningham accompanying at the organ.

      The pallbearers were Kenneth Barham, H.T. French, Edmund Dunn, Jack W. Humphrey, Eddie Ferris and Tiffin Cannon.

      The deceased was engaged in farming. He was a member of the Susanville B.P.O. (Benevolent and Protective Order) of Elks 1487.

      Survivors include his wife, Edna M., Janesville; a son Frank N., Red Bluff; three daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Kayser, Alameda, Mrs. Gordon Netzorg, Alma, Michigan, and Mrs. Fred Metz, Susanville; His mother, Mrs. Pearl Wemple, Susanville, two brothers, Lyle E., Susanville, and Guy B., Fallon, Nevada, and a sister, Mrs. Arthur A. Ohnimus, Sacramento. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren.


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