The links indexed below are Lepley-related raster images of pages from the 1881 book "History of Knox County, Ohio". This book is available at the Clayton Library, Houston, Texas. The 1949 book “The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County, Pennsylvania” by Charles B. Korns indicates that Catherine Korns, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Reiber) Korns of Southampton Township, married Joseph Lepley. I threw the info on George Lepley in because he is also from Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
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Lepley Family from the 1881 book "History of Knox County, Ohio":
Title Page (1139 KB JHP)
Page 718, complete (578 KB JPG)
Enlarged view of Joseph Lepley biography (865 KB JPG)
George Lepley Biography (html)
The Joseph Lepley information reads "LEPLEY, JOSEPH (deceased), was born in Somerset county, Pennsylvania, November 26, 1812, and emigrated to Ohio when a young man, locating in Butler township, where he resided until his death, January 10, 1878. He was married three times--to Catherine Korns, November 26, 1832; to Delilah Beal, May 29, 1836; and to Lydia Mossholder, February 28, 1846. He was the father of eleven children, viz; Joseph R., Elizabeth, Michael, Alonzo, Alpheus, Aaaron, Hannah, Malona, Lloyd, Rhodinia, and Thaddeus, all of whom are living except Michael, who died at Chattanooga, Tennessee, April 23, 1864.".
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