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Jacob CUPP
Elizabeth LINN
NOTICE:  Our subject is one of several Jacob CUPP / COPP / KOPP in the southern U.S. being mixed up by secondary sources.  Please see this disambiguation page for my ongoing attempt at sorting them out.
Husband:  Jacob CUPP 
Birth:  1770, Augusta Co., VA 
Death:  ca. 1854, Montgomery Co., VA 
Father:  Marcus CUPP
Mother:  Margaretha __?__
Marriage-1:  19 Aug 1802, Rockbridge Co., VA
Wife-1:  Elizabeth LINN
Marriage-2:  1 Nov 1810, Botetourt Co., VA
Wife-2:  Eve KILMER
Birth:  1780-90
Father:  George KILMER
Mother:  Eve __?__, possibly d/o Jacob BUMGARDNER
Children with Elizabeth LINN born in Augusta Co., VA:
  1.  Henry CUPP, b. 20 Apr 1806
  2.  David CUPP, b. 1809
Children with Eve KILMER born in Botetourt Co., VA:
  3.  Elizabeth CUPP, b. ca. 1811; d. Monroe Co., WV; m1. 26 Aug 1834, Botetourt Co., VA, David Wilson "Bird" SMITH; m2. 1 Dec 1854, Montgomery Co., VA, Jacob HOOVER
  4.  James CUPP, b. 1813/4
  5.  John W. CUPP, b. ca. 1818
  6.  Samuel CUPP, b. ca. 1815
  7.  Margaret Ann CUPP, b. ca. 1817; d. 15 Aug 1901, Monroe Co., WV; m. 13 Jun 1837, Monroe Co., WV, Washington McMAHON
  8.  Nancy CUPP, b. 1822/3
  9.  Susan Mary CUPP, b. ca. 1830; m. 16 Sep 1850, Montgomery Co., VA, Isaac McMAHON
10.  William J. CUPP, b. ca. 1830
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Year Location Event
1738 VA: Augusta Co. formed from Orange Co.
1769/70 VA: Botetourt Co. formed from Augusta Co.
1770 VA birth of Jacob CUPP
1776/7 VA: Montgomery Co. formed from Fincastle Co.
1790 Census   VA census destroyed
1800 Census   VA census destroyed
1802 VA: Rockbridge Co. marriage of Jacob CUPP to Elizabeth LINN
1810 Census VA: Augusta Co. Jacob CUPS, head-of-household
1810 VA: Botetourt Co. marriage of Jacob CUPS to Eve KILMORE
1820 Census
1830 Census VA: Montgomery Co. Jacob CUPS, head-of-household
1840 Census VA: Montgomery Co. Jacob CUPS, head-of-household
1850 Census VA: Montgomery Co. Jacob CUPP, head-of-household


1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Virginia Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Cups, Jacob Kilmore, Eve Oct 30, 1810 Botetourt Co.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):  VA census destroyed.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  VA census destroyed (except for Accomack Co.).

4.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #18 of 96; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 VA Augusta Co. p. 329 Ln. 17 Jacob Cups 00010-00000-01
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Jacob (b. 1770)
1 slave all ages in or bef. 1810 = name unknown
Also in county:  father, Marcus CUPP, and brother, Daniel CUPP

5.  1820

6.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #19 of 118; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 VA Montgomery Co. Montgomery p. 57 Ln. 6 Jacob Cups 001 210 010 - 002 100 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1815-1820
2 males 15-19 1810-1815
1 male 20-29 1800-1810
1 male 50-59 1770-1780 = Jacob (b. 1770)
2 females 10-14 1815-1820 =
1 female 15-19 1810-1815
1 female 40-49 1780-1790 = Eve 
He is the only CUPP/etc. in the county.

7.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11-12 of 63; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 VA Montgomery Co. Montgomery pp. 6B-7A Ln. 21 Jacob Cups 001 000 001 - 001 100 010 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = William (b. 1829/30)
1 male 60-69 1770-1780 = Jacob (b. 1770) 
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Susan (b. 1829/30)
1 female 15-19 1820-1825 = Nancy (b. 1822/3)
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = Eve
2 persons engaged in agriculture
Jacob has suddenly acquired three children he didn't have in 1830.  On same page w/son, James CUPP.  They are the only CUPPs/etc. in the county. 

8.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #61 of 146):  41st District, Montgomery Co., VA, Roll M432_962, p. 35B, 486/486, enumerated 19 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Cupp 80 M   150 Virginia
William " 20 M Laborer   Va
Susan   " 20 F     Va
Isaac McMahan 22 M Laborer   Va
Susan and Isaac were married a month later.  Listed seven households from Jacob's son, James CUPP

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

10.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 25, Pedigree #1709.

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