Frances June Epley
|Adoptive father||Heman Burr Epley (1871-1969)|
|Adoptive mother||Elsie A Sackett (1875-1940)|
In 1920 Frances was living at South Michigan Avenue, Cedar CreekG, in the household of her adoptive parents Heman and Elsie, and was recorded in the census as Frances Epley, aged four and born in Michigan.4
In 1930 she was living at South Michigan Avenue, Manton, Wexford CountyG, in the household of her adoptive parents Heman and Elsie, and was recorded as Frances J Epley, aged 14.5
Frances J. Langdon
St. Joseph — Frances J. Langdon, 89, of St. Joseph died Tuesday morning, Feb. 1, 2005, at her residence.
A service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, at First Baptist Church, St. Joseph, with the Rev. Mario O. Fritzke officiating. Burial will be in North Shore Memory Gardens, Hagar Shores. A visitation with her family will be held Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice at Home of Stevensville, Animal Aid, or the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dey-Florin Chapel, Florin Funeral Service, St. Joseph.
Frances was born on Oct. 3, 1915, in Detroit. She formerly was employed by Grants Dept. Store and G.C.. Murphy Co. In 1950, she went to V-M Corp. where she remained until the company closed. She was a member of First Baptist Church, St. Joseph, where she had served on the Social Committee, the Women's Guild, and as a Sunday School teacher since 1941. She was also the onetime treasurer of the V-M Old Timers Club.
She is survived by two daughters, Connie Langdon Feller of St. Joseph and Nancy (Rudy) Melhorn of Holland, Mich; and one grandson, Graham Michels of Holland.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Heman Burr and Elsie (Sacket) Epley; and her husband, Raymond E. Langdon.
—The Herald-Palladium, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 3 Feb 2005, p 7
Notes & Citations
- Death record.
- "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Langdon, Frances June, b. Manton Wexfo, Michigan, 3 Oct 1915, d. 2 Feb 2005, father Heman B Epley, mother Elsie A Seckett. Dec 1942 listed as Frances June Langdon; 25 Feb 2005 listed as Frances J Langdon."
- 1920 United States Federal Census
Roll T625_798, p 4A, Enumeration District 214
So Michigan Ave, Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan
Epley, Burr, head, 48, carrier, RF?, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY, home owned
Epley, Elsie, wife, 44, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. NY
Epley, Frances, adopted daughter, 4 3/12, b. MI, father b. USA, mother b. USA
Epley, Fanny, mother, 84, wd, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
- 1930 United States Federal Census
Page 10A, Enumeration District 0020, FHL microfilm 2340812
South Michigan Ave, Manton, Wexford County, Michigan
Epley, Burt H, head, 58, m. at 38, mail carrier, US Mail, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY, home owned, $300
Epley, Elsie A, wife, 54, m. at 34, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
Epley, Frances J, adopted daughter, 14, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. IN.
|Sackett line||10th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||10 Apr 2023|