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Kepler, John, was born in the town of Alexandria, December 15, 1856. His father, Amiel Kepler, was a native of the town of Leray, where his parents were among the pioneer settlers. Amiel married Rogenia Palmer and through life was identified as a farmer. He died in 1866 in his fortyseventh year. John Kepler was educated in the common schools and for eleven years was a steamboat captain In 1888 he established the Thousand Island Steam Bottling Works, of which he is the present proprietor. In 1878 he married Charlotte, daughter of Charles Ball, and they have three children: Henry Clay, Leta Belle and Helen Norine. Mr. Kepler is one of the progressive men of his town, serving as town clerk, trustee of the village, trustee and president of the Board of Education, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898