John J Tremper

#1035, (6 April 1875 - 18 July 1962)
RelationshipUncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*David Rusk Tremper1 (1840 - 1876)
Mother*Rachel E. Williams1 (1852 - 1885)

Family 1

Mary Jane "Molly" Hicks b. 1871, d. 1919
Children 1.George Leo Tremper+12 (1897 - 1967)
 2.David Rusk Tremper12 (1900 - 1956)
 3.Loren Tremper12 (1903 - 1974)
 4.Cecil Otto Tremper+12 (c 1906 - 1945)
 5.Carrie Tremper+12 (c 1910 - 1996)
 6.Robert Morris Tremper+12 (c 1913 - 1978)

Family 2

Ida B Frank b. 1880, d. 1978
Child 1.John Clinton Tremper+8 (1922 - 2008)
John J Tremper was also known as James J 1880 census only. 
Birth*6 April 1875He was born on 6 April 1875 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.2 
8 June 1880He appeared on the census of 8 June 1880 in the household of Henry M Williams and Priscilla "Cela" Kimmel at Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG, as James J, grandson, age 5, father b. OH.3
Marriage*October 1896He married Mary Jane "Molly" Hicks in October 1896 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.4 
6 June 1900He and Mary Jane "Molly" Hicks appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Luce Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (as Tripper.)5 
9 May 1910He and Mary Jane "Molly" Hicks appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 at Grass Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.6 
September 1918He registered for the military draft in September 1918 at Tennyson, Warrick Co., IndianaG.2 
2 January 1920He appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Higonia Road, Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.7 
Marriage*6 March 1921He married Ida B Frank, daughter of Samuel Clinton Frank and Isophene Harkey, on 6 March 1921 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.1 
8 April 1930He and Ida B Frank appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Boonville and Pelzer Road, Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.8 
2 May 1940He and Ida B Frank appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 at Crowville Road, Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.9 
Death*18 July 1962He died on 18 July 1962 at IndianaG at age 87.10,11 
Burial*circa 21 July 1962He was buried circa 21 July 1962 at Midway Cemetery, Midway, Spencer Co., IndianaG.11 


  1. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online, Warrick Co., 1919-1922, Vol. 18, p. 229, img. 146/237. John J Tremper, wid. 28 Nov 1919, b. Warrick Co. IN, 6 Apr 1875, son of David R. Tremper, b. OH, engineer, dec., and Rachel Williams, b. Warrick Co. IN, housekeeper, dec.; and Ida B. Ball, div. Feb 1921, b. Spencer Co. IN 12 May 1880, dau. of Samuel C Frank, b. Spencer Co. IN, farmer, res. Boonville IN, and Isaphene Harder[?], b. Spencer Co. IN, housekeeper, res. Boonville IN; lic. Warrick Co., 4 Mar 1921, marr. Warrick Co., 6 Mar 1921, by Rev. James M. Hedges.
  2. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online or No. 1653; John Tremper, b. 6 Apr 1875, age 43, res. Tennyson, Warrick, IN; farmer; rel. Molly Tremper.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Henry (59), constable, b. KY, father b. KY, mother b. NC; Priscilla (57), b. KY, parents b. VA.
  4. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019, online, Spencer Co., 1893-1898 Volume 11, p. 379, img. 230/344. John Tremper and Mary Jane Hicks, lic. 15 Oct 1896, marr. [no date] by Elder J T Jacobs, return filed 26 Oct 1896. See also Spencer Co., 1894-1900, vol. 2, p. 146, img. 99/272, marriage affidavit 15 Oct 1896 of W J Phillips, acquainted with John Tremper and that he is past 21 years of age, and with Mary Jane Hicks, and that she is past 18 years of age.
  5. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. James Tripper (25), b. IN Apr 1875, parents b. IN, farmer; Mary (29), b. IN Aug 1870, parents b. IN, 1 child, living; marr. 4 yrs.
  6. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. John J (35), b. IN, Father b. OH, mother b. IN, farmer; Molly (37), b. and parents b. IN, 5 children, all living; marr. 13 yrs.
  7. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. John D (44)., marr. [no spouse listed], farmer, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. KY.
  8. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. John (55), b. and parents b. IN [sic], trackman for coal stripper; Ida (49), b. and parents b. IN.
  9. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. John (65), coal mine tippleman; Ida (59).
  10. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online or, John Tremper, b. 6 Apr 1875, d. Jul 1962, age 87.
  11. [S1628], online, shared standing grave marker. John J Tremper, 6 Apr 1875 - 18 Jul 1962 / Mary J, His Wife, 8 Aug 1871 - 28 Nov 1919. Narrative: son of David Tremper and Rachel Williams, child John Clinton Tremper (1922-2008), bur. Midway Cemetery, Midway, Spencer Co., IN. Memorial# 52452969, created by Linda Dunlap, maintained by Madeline Welch, photo added by Wayne Baird Bond.
  12. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.