This site contains information on thousands of descendants from 23 Separate Families with 94 Bios and Obits, 45 Queries, 205 Researchers, 44 Photographs, and over 479 Unassigned Individuals. Free lookups from genealogy database of 49,716 individuals.
Last updated on March 11, 2008
This site is dedicated to the memory of my grandfather, Elmer Kleopfer.
New Items and Additions
Need help identifying old Kloepfer photos!
Wanted: Kleopfer/Kloepfer DNA!
Looking for Vernon David Kloepfer born 1938 in Santa Rosa, California. Jeanne Kloepfer
Can anyone identify this Kloepfer?
Photos of Klopfer Family
Ty Grant, Newest Descendant of Jacob Kleopfer Born October 26, 2004
Kloepfers of Kappelwindeck, Germany
Searching for Ronald George Kloepfer of Deerfield, Illinois.
Madeline Nora Treuthart, the newest descendant of Jacob Kleopfer (her 3rd great grandfather), was born October 24, 2003!
Emma Marie Rupp, descendant of Jacob Kleopfer (her 4th great grandfather), was born October 13, 2003!
Scott Thomas Lowe, great great grandson of Jacob Kleopfer is a musician, poet, and artist. His music can be heard at Scott Thomas Lowe and Atascadero.
Six new photos of Louis Kleopfer family have been added thanks to Jan Kleopfer Modisett and Archie Kleopfer.
Old Klepfer Document Found
Looking for inormation on Charles F. Kloepfer (1903-1971).
Ronald Phillip Kloepfer (1961-2001) - rescuer dies at World Trade Towers.
Kleopfer Nighbert (1903-1978) - married Lloyd Nighbert.
Frieda Kleopfer Ingram (1895-1976) - married Wallace Ingram in 1923.
George William Kleopfer (1892-1969) - served in World War I.
Everett Struther Kleopfer born January 23, 2001!
New information on Family #6 provided by Sheri Eardley Slaughter
Cathy Ann Kloepfer Dimick (1958-2000) lived in Carbon County, Utah.
Harold E. Kloepfer (1921-1998) died in Winter park, Florida.
Two new Klopfer families added!
John Martin and Katherine Smith Kloepfer photograph.
Christian Kloepfer (1847-1913) member of Canadian Parliment 1896.
Last Kleopfer descendant of the millenium? Roman Jacob Treuthart, 3rd great grandson of Jacob Kleopfer (Family #1), was born December 28, 1999 to Alan and Diane Roman Treuthart. He weighed 10 lbs. 2 oz. and was 21.5 in. long.
Looking for George Kloepfer of Ohio
New Klöpfer researcher from South Africa.
Rudolph Carl Robert Kloepfer (1849- ) came to America in 1858, owned a Dry Goods store in Plymouth, Indiana.
Peggy Eileen Kleopfer Roberts (1923-1999) daughter of Barton and Mary Kleopfer.
Barbara Ann Rodgers Hennigan - a cousin is trying to get in touch with you. Please e-mail Alice A. Stokes. Query #26
The Unlinked Klopfer page has been updated to include 479 individuals that have not been linked to any of the 21 families listed on this page. Your help would be appreciated!
Query from France
Anyone looking for August Kloepfer?
News Article on Kloepfer Family #1
Obit for George Henry Kloepfer
See Cindy Harwell-Kaup's Kloepfer page!
Mary Koch Kleopfer (1913-1999) wife of Harold Kleopfer - Family #2.
Emma Ruediger Kloepfer (1855-1902) was married to Jacob Kloepfer, buried in St. Louis.
Kleopfer Photo Album
Can anyone help Terry Kloepfer connect to one of our Kloepfer lines?
Information on Family #1 - Jacob and Maria Kleopfer
Henrietta Kloepfer Pilgard, 1911-1998, resident of Barrington, Illinois.
Kloepfers in the 1890 New York City Directory.
Emigration Record for George Kleopfer - Family #2
1880 Census Record - Jefferson County, Indiana
Elmer Sieving Kleopfer 1898-1996
New Kloepfer Family #21!!!
Can any one identify Emil Klopfer?
New Klopfer Family #20!!
New Query #19!! New Klöpfer Family #19!!
New Information on Family #12!
Viola Kloepfer Eardley (1911-1998)
Jefferson County, Indiana Cemetery Records! Zoar Cemetery and Sharon Hill Cemetery
More Biographies for Family #5 - thanks to Wes Kloepfer.
Bruno Klopfer - famous psychiatrist of Rorschach inkblot test fame.
My name is Robert Douglas Kleopfer and I am the great great grandson of Jacob Kleopfer (1824-1896). The purpose of this site is to provide a clearinghouse for information related to the Klöpfer/Kloepfer/Kleopfer surname. You won't find fancy graphics here, but you will find that the pages load quickly. I will do my best to update this site with fresh and interesting information as time permits. I invite you to share information with us! Any information about any Klöpfer descendant, including stories, biographical accounts, obituaries, and queries are welcome. I will post the information here as appropriate. If you are a descendant of a Klöpfer please drop me a line. Send e-mail by clicking at the bottom of this page. I would like to add your name to my database.
I currently have information on the following separate Kloepfer/Kleopfer families. If you have information which would allow me to link any of them, please let me know. If you know of other unrelated Kleopfer/Kloepfer families in America please let me know.
Jacob Kleopfer (1824-1896) See1880 Census Record - Jefferson County, Indiana
Other sources of information on Jacob and Maria Kleopfer
Louis Joseph Kleopfer (1827-1880)
Adam Kloepfer (1827-1907)
John Kloepfer (1838 - 1852)
Reconnected after 137 Years! Also see Trip to the Gold Country
Longevity Report for Descendants of Jacob Kleopfer
Children of Jacob Kleopfer
Jacob & Maria Kleopfer's Marriage License
here to see a family tree. (May not be available to some browsers.)
Family #5A. Herman Klöpfer emigrated to America from Buhl, Baden, Germany in the early 1900s via St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada. Herman had traveled to Canada with his brother, Jacob Klöpfer and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Herman was the 5th great grandson of Jorg Klöpfer.
Kleopfer was born in Germany in 1816. He emigrated to America and
settled in Washington County, Iowa. I have been in touch with his great
great granddaughter, Jean Frauenholz and other family members. My data base
contains 84 descendants of Gottlieb Klöpfer.
Melanie Kleopfer's Home Page (Melanie is a descendent of Gottlieb Kleopfer).
Correction from Donna Eva Jarvis: Eva came here on July 1, 1909, with her husband Joseph and son Philip, born in 1908 not 1909. Terez Klopfer came to the U.S. separately in 1910 with grandson Joseph who had been left with his grandmother in Hungary.
Family #13. Ernest Kloepfer married Ella Schwenger
and had 6 or 7 children, including Margaret Kloepfer who was born in 1919.
They lived in New Jersey.
query # 2. There are 15 descendants in my
Family #14. Louise Kloepfer was born in Aberbiehl, Germany in 1861. She married August Krumholz in 1887 and died in Minnesota in 1929. See query #6. This family has been linked to Family #5. Louise Kloepfer is the daughter of Xavier Klopfer and the 5th great granddaughter of Jorg Klopfer.
Family #17. Rudolph Carl Robert Kloepfer emigrated in March 1858 from Sulz, Germany with Rudolf and F. and Otto Albert Kloepfer. My database contains 27 descendants.
Family #19. Gottlieb Henry Kloepfer emigrated from Luxembourg (?) in the mid 1800's. He and his family settled in the Princeville/Wyoming, Illinois area. They adopted the Klepfer surname spelling. See Query # 19. My database contains 9 descendants.
Family #20. Julius Klopfer was born in 1910 in Fishach, Germany. He came to America shortly before World War II with his sister Celia and brother, Justin. They first settled at Long Island, New York.
Family #21. August Kloepfer was born in Germany about 1860 and died in Springfield, Ohio in 1933. He was a bar owner and had five children, Jacob, Clara, Anna, Bertha, and Emma. Thanks to Donald Reeb for this information. My database contains 8 descendants.
Family #22. Matheus Klopfer was born in Wurttemberg, Germany in 1720, He signed for citzenship on May 8, 1750 in Dover, Deleware and moved to Pennsylvania. Descendants have used the surnames Klopper, Clupper, and Cupper. Thanks to Mark Pearson for this information. See Mark's site on Matheus Klopfer. My database contains 155 descendants.
Family #23. John M. Kloepfer was born 1834 in Wuerttemberg, Germany. He came to America in 1852. Immigration papers were signed in 1860 in Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio. He married Catharine Smith November 25, 1860, in Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio. He owned and operated a grocery and saloon business in Springfield. Thanks to Ann Dodds. My database contains 8 descendants.
Family #24. Karl Klopfer and Ernestine Schleicher emigrated from Weimer,Saxony in 1869. His father was Frederich, mother Karoline Obenauf. His ship was Smidt out of Bremen. They settled in Archbald, PA (near Scranton). firstname.lastname@example.org Tom Klopfer
August Kloepfer - died in Cleveland, 1853-1950
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