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John Charles CAPP
Sarah SINGER
Husband:  John Charles CAPP
Birth:  26 Jun 1800, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Death:  3 Mar 1876
Occupation:  merchant
Father:  John CAPP
Mother:  Catherine CHAMBERLAIN
Marriage:  28 Jul 1829
Wife:  Sarah SINGER
Birth:  16 Nov 1798
Death:  8 Apr 1876
Father:  John SINGER (1763-1829)
Mother:  Anna Maria MUSSER (1771-1828)
Children born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA:
1.  Charles Singer CAPP, b. 19 Dec 1831; d. 1912; went to California in 1849; m. 6 Aug 1889, Lillian E. STILLWELL (1864- )
2.  John Singer CAPP, b. 29 Apr 1833; d. 10 Jan 1882; m. 22 Nov 1860, Mary MICHENER
3.  Samuel M. CAPP, b. 2 Mar 1836; d. 1908; went to San Francisco, CA
4.  (Rev.) Edward Payson CAPP, b. 12 Sep 1837; d. 26 Oct 1873, Japan; m. Margaret BROWN (c1841 -1882)
5.  Alfred CAPP, b. 13 Feb 1840; d. 2 Apr 1852
6.  William Musser CAPP, b. 20 Nov 1842? 

.  Samuel CAPP, died in infancy
.  Allen CAPP; died young?

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

3.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #65-66 of 106; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 PA Philadelphia Co. City of Philadelphia North Mulberry Ward pp. 34B-35A Ln. 18 John C. Capp 320 001 - 000 112 0010000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Alfred (b. 1840)
= Edward (b. 1837)
= Samuel (b. 1836)
2 males 5-9 1830-1835 = John (b. 1833)
= Charles (b. 1831)
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = J.C. (b. 1800) 
1 female 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
2 females 30-39 1800-1810 = Sarah (b. 1798) 
1 person employed in commerce
With six males to do for, Sarah needed hire help!

4.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #140 of 298):  Philadelphia: North Mulberry Ward, Philadelphia Co., PA, p. 389B, 894/891, enumerated 10 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
J Charles Capp 49 M   Merchant   Penna
Sarah      " 46 F       "
Charles    " 18 M   Clerk   "
John       " 16 M   Optician   "
Samuel     " 14 M       "
Edward     " 12 M       "
Alfred     " 10 M       "
William    "  9 M       "
Catharine Phillips 36 F       "
Catharine Kelley 30 F       Ireland
Sarah is fibbing about her age.

5.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #147 of 551):  Philadelphia (10th Ward), Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll 1160 (Book 1), p. 581, PN 147, 954/1046, enumerated 12 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jno C Capp 56 M   Stock & Note Broker 10,000 800 Pa
Sarah S " 45 F         "
John S  " 26 M   "      "      "     "
Wm M    " 19 M   Book Keeper     "
Mary A Gilbert 50 F     12,000   "
Cath S Phelps 40 F     12,000   Ireland
Margt Menin 30 F         "
Oooh.  Now we're really fibbing about our age.  Sure doesn't look like William's in med school.

6.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com):  can't find. 

7.  George Norbury MacKenzie, ed.  1907.  Colonial Families of the United States of America.  Grafton Publishers, New York (reprinted 1966 by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD; OCR'd version online at Ancestry.com).  On pp. 132-137:  a genealogy of Seth Bunker CUPP, grandson of our subjects. 

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