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Peter Aepli

6 Oct 1860 - 15 Jul 1922

died:USA, Arizona, Mesa
Machinist; farmer; rancher.
Came to the United States as a child, c1869; became a naturalized citizen.
He lived in Dubuque, Iowa, where he studied
as an apprentice machinist. He moved to Arizona in 1897 and settled in Phoenix. He ran a fruit stand in Phoenix, 1897-1901. In 1901 he moved to the Kyrene District and became a rancher. He later moved to a ranch one mile south of Tempe,R D 1, P O Box 83, where he resided until his death from cancer. With his wife, owned two farms -- one nine miles south of Tempe and one south of Broadway Road. He raised alfalfa and grain, c1900-1921. Member of the
Kyrene School Dist. Governing Board, 1902-1908. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge. The Knights of Pythias burial service was conducted by Rev. E. D. Raley at the Aepli home.
OSB 46; OSB 88
BIO-Adams; BIO-Aepli
Federal census (Tempe), 1910
Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe
Painter Scrapbook
Furlong, Story of Kyrene, p. 24
Tempe CD, 1913-1918, 1923, -'26
Tempe Telephone Directory, 1924

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