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Christian CUPP
Elizabeth OHL
Husband:  Christian KUPP/CUPP
Birth:  27 Apr 1800, Berks Co., PA
Death:  6 Jan 1873, Van Wert Co., OH
Occupation:  gunsmith, farmer
Father said to be:  Peter Augustus KOOP/CUPP, of Holland
Marriage:  31 Mar 1836, Richland Co., OH
Wife:  Elizabeth OHL
Birth:  ca. 1810-15, West Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co., PA
Death:  1880-1900, presumably in Ashland Co., OH
Other Spouse:  m2. 9 Nov 1879, Jacob KRICHBAUM (former husband of Elizabeth's late sister, Eva)
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  George OHL (1784-1862)
Mother:  Eva C. BALLIET (1790-1860)
Children:
born in the Town of Ashland, Richland [now Ashland] Co., OH:
1.  Mary Ann CUPP, b. 1836/7 
2.  Augustus William / William Augustus CUPP, b. 27 Dec 1837 
3.  Lewis KUPP, b. 1840; d. 1843; buried Ohl Cemetery, Ashland Co., OH
4.  (Son A) KUPP; died young; buried Ohl Cemetery, Ashland Co., OH
5.  Peter B. CUPP, b. 3 Aug 1844 

born in Ashland or Van Wert Co., OH:
5.  Franklin "Frank" CUPP, b. 1850-54 


Sources (n.b., Ashland Co. was formed from Richland and other Cos. in 1846):

1.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Cupp, Christian Ohl, Elizabeth 31 Mar 1836 Richland Co.

2.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7-8 of 8 mis-indexed "Cripp"; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 OH Richland [now Ashland] Co. Town of Ashland pp. 31B-32A Ln. 9 Christian Cupp 200 000 100 - 100 010 000 0001000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Lewis (b. 1840)
= Augustus (b. 1837)
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = Christian (b. 1800)
1 female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Mary Ann (b. 1836/7)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Elizabeth (b. 1810-15)
1 person employed in manufactures and trades

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #27 of 31):  Dist. No. 1, Ashland, Ashland Co., OH, p. 436A, 179/194, enumerated 25 Jul 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Christian Cupp 50 M Gun Smith 300 Pa
Elizabeth Cupp 35 F     "
Mary Cupp 13 F     Oh
Augustus Cupp 13 M     "
Peter Cupp  7 M     "
Jacob Gephart 23 M Labourer   "

4a.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 23):  Van Wert P.O., Pleasant Twp., Van Wert Co., OH, p. 368B, PN 34, 235/229, enumerated 13 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Christian Cupp 60 M   Farmer 1500 253 Pensylvania
Elisabeth  " 49 F         "
Augustus   " 22 M         Ohio
Peter      " 19 M   Carpenter 1400 200 "
Franklin   "  9 M         "

4b.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #18-19 of 26):  Van Wert P.O., Town of Van Wert, Van Wert Co., OH, pp. 465B-466A, PN 230-231, 1663/1657, enumerated 24 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen).  For complete record, see Michael ELTRY?'s family group sheet
Michael Eltry? 38 M   Carpenter 800 150 O
[Michael's wife and children]
[next page]
Peter Caps/Cups/Cape 18 M   Carpenter     O
Peter seems to have gotten himself enumerated twice, once back in June and, now, in August.  Doesn't happen often (and shouldn't happen if everyone is following the instructions), but it does happen.

5.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #24 of 33):  Van Wert P.O., Pleasant Twp., Van Wert Co., OH, p. 320B, PN 24, enumerated 10 Aug 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1870:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 17 19
166 166 Cupp Christian 70 M W Farmer 5000 250 Pennsylvania /   /
    Elizabeth 56 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania   /  
The tick mark in cell No. 11 indicates that Christian's father is foreign born, which some secondary sources dispute.  It's wasn't unusual for someone to believe a parent or grandparent "came from the old county" if they still spoke the old language, when in fact the family had been in this country for several generations.  This was expecially true of the "Pennsylvania Deutsch" (who are German, not Dutch) because they held on to their language and culture for many generations, and even to this day.

6.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #42 of 62):  Orange Street, Ashland, Ashland Co., OH, Roll 991, p. 171B, PN 42, SD 6, ED 88, enumerated 21 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
425 460 Kreighbaum Jacob W M 72     / Undertaker Pa Pa Pa
    __________ Elizabeth W F 65 Wife   / Keeping House Pa Pa Pa
    Pat??? Joseph W M 36   /   Banker Ohio Scotland Scotland
    Yearick Guit???? I W M 56   /   Livery Keeper Ohio Pa Pa

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com):  Jacob KRICHBAUM is said to be a widower living in Ashland Co., OH.

9a.  Ashland County, Ohio: German Reformed & Lutheran Church Cemetery, Milton Township (online in the USGenWeb Tombstone Project; contributed by John Bush):
KUPP - Lewis s/o G. & E. died 1843 age 3y

9b.  Cemetery: Ohl, a.k.a. German Reformed Lutheran, Milton Township, Ashland County, Ohio (online at www.OhioBurials.com; to receive the full records, you have to buy the transcription in other words, this is a for-profit operation, and the data are incomplete for the sole purpose of making money selling the complete data):
Kupp ?      son of C&E Kupp
Kupp Lewis  son of C&E Kupp

10.  Messages in the Cupp Famly Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com), one of which states the following:
The death records of Van Wert says he [Christian] was born in Berks CO, PA on 27 Apr 1800 and d 6 Jan 1873.

11.  Messages in the Ohl Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

12.  Messages in the Cupp Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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