Joseph Ferguson Lepine
b. 27 August 1891, d. 5 September 1981
- Father: Ferguson Mitchell Lepine b. 3 July 1862
- Mother: Katherine M. Furthmueler b. February 1862
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine was born on 27 August 1891 in New York.
- His name was recorded as Joseph Frederick by at least one descendant.
- Ferguson Mitchell Lepine and Katherine M. Furthmueler appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, at 121 Oley. Other members of the household included Joseph Ferguson Lepine, Rosina Augusta Lepine.
- Katherine M. Furthmueler appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 332 Dodge Street living in the household of Joseph and Bertha Young (probably Katherine's sister). Katherine is identified as a widow.. Other members of the household included Joseph Ferguson Lepine, Rosina Augusta Lepine.
- He was doing bookkeeping in an office, according to the 1910 census.
- In the 1912 Buffalo City Directory, "Cathryne" Lepine (widow of Ferguson) and her children Joseph (clerk), and Rosina (school teacher) are listed at 332 Dodge. Ferguson's brother Middleton Lepine (engraver) and son Edward (lithographer) are listed at 2229 Fillmore Avenue, and son Arthur (painter) at 202 Rodney Avenue.
- The following appeared on 14 June 1916 in The Buffalo Express: Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Gertrude, to Joseph F. Lepine on Thursday evening, June 29th, at 7 o'clock in the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
- He married Gertrude Fredericka Barnett, daughter of George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer, on 29 June 1916 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
- The following appeared on 30 June 1916 in The Buffalo Morning Express: The marriage of Miss Gertrude Barnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett, and Joseph F. Lepine was solemnized at 7 o'clock last evening in the Presbyterian church of the Covenant, the Rev. John D. Campbell officiating. The church was decorated with palms, evergreens, pink peonies and marguerites. Ropes of Smilax were caught from the chandeliers. The pews for the house guests were marked with pink peonies and marguerites. Carl Kammerer of Niagara Falls, cousin of the bride, played a programme of organ music as the guests were assembling, ending in the Lohengrin bridal chorus as the bridal party entered, led by the ushers, Myron B. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., and William Lewis. The ushers were followed by the maid of honor, Miss Myrtle Hutchinson, and the two bridesmaids, Miss Helen Kammerer of Niagara Falls and Miss Ruth Barnett, sister of the bride. The bride entered with her father and was met at the altar by the bridegroom and his best man, George J. Barnett. She wore a gown of pussywillow taffeta with lace and pearl trimmings. Her veil was fastened with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor, wore green-flowered voile trimmed with green satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of Ophelia roses. Miss Kammerer wore pink-flowered voile trimmed with pink satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of pink Killarney roses. A reception to 100 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett in Waverly street followed the ceremony. Palms, pink and white peonies and roses adorned the rooms. The bride's table was laid for fourteen and was centered with pink roses. The other guests were seated at small tables which were centered with pink candelabra. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Guenther of Welland, Ont., Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Barnett, Miss Nettie Platt of Alden, J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., Mrs. and Mrs. M. H. Mayle, Miss Helen Mayle, Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. Eimer, Paul Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ford, Mrs. Adam Kammerer, Miss Marie Kammerer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford, Miss Louise Ford, Charles Ford, Jr., Miss Norma Hoffman, Miss Alice Young, Mr. and Mrs. George Benning, Miss Elsa Vorwerck of Niagara Falls, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Loehr of Lancaster, Miss Gladys Williams of Toronto., Ont., Mr. and Mrs. M. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., Miss Winifred Hewetson and Miss Vera Hewetson of Brampton, Ont., Miss Alma Hart of Scranton, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Lepine will spend their honeymoon in the Catskill mountains and will be at home after August 1st in Buffalo.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, while living in Buffalo at 570 North Hampton, and employed there as a traffic manager by Ralstonp ?Precision? on Smith-Prenatt Street.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine appeared in the 1920 Buffalo, New York, City Directory at 228 East Delavan Avenue listed as a traffic manager employed by Ralston Purina Co..
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine and Gertrude Fredericka Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 228 East Delaware Avenue. Other members of the household included James Russell Lepine.
- He was traffic manager at a feed company, according to the 1920 census.
- A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine and Gertrude Fredericka Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 1208 Kensington. Other members of the household included James Russell Lepine.
- He was an office manager, according to the 1930 census.
- The SSDI lists Buffalo, New York, as the last residence of record of Joseph Ferguson Lepine.
- Joseph Ferguson Lepine died on 5 September 1981 at age 90 in Taylor County, Texas.
- Last Edited: 6 Dec 2012
- Charts: Descendants of DEXHEIMER Philipp Peter & Maria Agnesa Wagner / Anna Christina Baltz , Descendants of KÄMERER Laurentius & Catharina Schömbs
Family: Gertrude Fredericka Barnett b. 29 April 1889, d. October 1980
- James Russell Lepine+ b. 28 June 1919, d. 14 June 1988