William Austin Tremper1

#1617, (17 August 1814 - 8 August 1872)
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Daniel Tremper1 (1770 - 1845)
Mother*Ariette Kieffer1 (c 1773 - 1841)


Mary Ross b. 1810, d. 1902
Child 1.Levina Tremper11 (c 1862 - )
He was a carpenter and engineer.2,3 
Birth*17 August 1814He was born on 17 August 1814 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG.1,2 
Marriage*29 August 1835He married Mary Ross on 29 August 1835 at East Walnut Hills, Hamilton Co., OhioG.4,5 
1840He and Mary Ross appeared on the census of 1840 at Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG; (neis. Daniel Tremper, Samuel Collord, Johnson Tremper, James Tremper.)6 
30 October 1850He and Mary Ross appeared on the census of 30 October 1850 at Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG; (neis. James and Susan, fam. 2730; Samuel Collard and Mary, fam. 2727; John L and [Frances] Elizabeth, fam. 2722.)2 
2 September 1858He left a will on 2 September 1858 at Clermont Co., OhioG.7 
18 June 1860He and Mary Ross appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 at New Richmond P.O., Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG; (neis. James and Ellen Tremper.)3 
14 July 1870He and Mary Ross appeared on the census of 14 July 1870 at Amelia, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.8 
Death*8 August 1872He died on 8 August 1872 at Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG, at age 57.9 
Burial*August 1872He was buried in August 1872 at Collard Cemetery, Clermontville, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.10 
Probate20 June 1873His estate was probated on 20 June 1873 at Clermont Co., OhioG.7 


  1. [S368] Frank Munsell and Thomas P. Hughes, compilers, American Ancestry, twelve volumes (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887-1899), XI:61, "William A. Tremper, b. Aug. 17, 1814."
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. William A (36), b. OH, carpenter; Mary (39), b. NJ.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William Temple (44), b. OH, engineer, real estate value $2500, personal estate $200; Mary (48), b. NJ.
  4. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S368] Frank Munsell and Thomas P. Hughes, American Ancestry, XI:61, "m. Mary Ross" (20 Mar 1836).
  6. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Wm. (20-29); F (20-29) [Mary].
  7. [S1678] Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Clermont > Wills, Vol K, 1868-1873 > imgs. 337-338/357. Clermont Co. Will Record Vol. K, pp. 600-604. Last Will of William A Tremper of Clermont Co. OH, 2 Sep 1853. Gives all to wife Mary Tremper, who is named executrix. Witn. A C Corbin and Sarah A Corbin. Proved 15 May 1873, with Sarah A Penn, formerly Sarah A Corbin, attesting to the signature of A C Corbin. Note: A C Corbin marr. Sarah A Ferguson in Clermont Co., 26 May 1861, second marriages for both. After the death of A C, his widow marr. Elijah T Penn in Clermont Co., 8 Aug 1871.
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. William (50), b. OH, no occupation (invalid), real estate value $1200, personal estate $200; Mary (48), b. OH, keeping house.
  9. [S1388] Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001: Clermont Co., 1867-1885, vols. 1-3, sh. 74, img. 72/373. W. A. Tremper, b. New Richmond, carpenter, marr., d. New Richmond 8 Aug 1872, age 57y11m 21d, County Courthouses, Ohio, online FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, no image. Narrative (without source): William A Tremper, b. 17 Aug 1814, d. 8 Aug 1879; bur. Collard Cemetery, "old stone, difficult to read." Memorial 115284673, created by Jason Walker.
  11. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.