Charles Arthur WEMPLE

Male 1853 - 1940  (86 years)


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  • Name Charles Arthur WEMPLE 
    Born 12 Aug 1853  Shopier, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Apr 1940  at the home of his daughter, Agnes, Waterloo, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lot 5, Section D, Oak Hill Cemetery, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2419  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father Henry Benjamin WEMPLE,   b. 07 Jul 1805, Schuyler, Herkimer County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1886, Parkersburg, Butler County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Catherine AUYER,   b. 27 Aug 1812, Schuyler, Herkimer County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1896, Parkersburg, Butler County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 01 Jan 1828 
    Family ID F650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Gray HERSEY,   b. 15 Jun 1858, Grafton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1917, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 02 Apr 1878  Plainfield, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Florence May WEMPLE,   b. 19 Sep 1878, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1957, Waterloo, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Pearl Grace WEMPLE,   b. 03 Dec 1880, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Grundy Center, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. Agnes Blanche WEMPLE,   b. 23 Oct 1883, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1964, Mason City, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Carrie Eva WEMPLE,   b. 24 Jun 1889, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1970, Waterloo, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Sumner Adelbert WEMPLE,   b. 20 Sep 1893, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1942, Waterloo, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Jay Arthur WEMPLE,   b. 02 Sep 1899, Parkersburg, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1991  (Age 91 years)
     7. Harold WEMPLE,   b. 01 Nov 1900,   d. 01 Nov 1900  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • . . . he came to Parkersburg, IA, in 1854, by ox cart with his parents from Rock County, WI and grew to manhood on a farm three miles east of Parkersburg: he lived in Parkersburg with his children until 1939, when he went to Waterloo, IA to spend his declining years with his daughter; he was familiarly known as Doc Wemple as he doctored horses there in early days; he had remembrances of driving from Parkersburg to Cedar Falls, IA in an ox cart for shopping trips when the Indians roamed the prairies; his wife, Nancy Gray Hersey, came with her parents to Iowa in 1863, and was believed to be descended from William Hersey who emigrated from England to New England in 1636 and apparently settled at Hingham, MA: members of the Methodist Church and First Congregational Church, Parkersburg, IA. GJW


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