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William CUPP
Husband:  William CUPP
Birth:  1831/3-1833/4, Fairfield or Pickaway Co., OH
Death:   1860-62
Disposition:  Bluffton Cemetery, Wells Co., IN
Father:  Charles CUPP
Mother:  Nancy YOUNG
Marriage:  21 Dec 1855, Hocking Co., OH
Wife:  Sarah M. SINGLETON
Birth:  1 Feb 1835, Elkhart Co., IN  {1850: 15, IN; 1860: 25, IN; 1880: 45, IN; 1900: 65, IN}
Death:  19 Apr 1923, Wells Co., IN
Disposition:  buried Grove Cemetery, Wells Co., IN
Other Spouses:  m2. 18??, John CUPP (William's brother); m3. 1864, Wells Co., IN, Phillip Andrew CUPP (also William's brother) 
Father:  Andrew SINGLETON, b. 1810/11, OH
Mother:  Martha DAVIS, b. 1810/11, VA
Children born in Ohio, presumably Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH:
1.  Jonathan F. CUPP, b. 1856
2.  Jacob A. CUPP, b. 1858/9


1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index: Ohio, 1851-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-236):
Cupp, William Singleton, Sarah M. Dec 21, 1855 Hocking Co.

2a.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 22 of Madison Twp. index entry mis-linked to Image #44 of Walnut Twp.):  Madison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH, p. 35A, 431/439, enumerated 21 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Isaac Findley 35 M Farmg 3500 O
Theresa   " 33 F     "
Mary J    "  8 F     "
Hannah C  "  6 F     "
Eliza M   "  4 F     "
William Cupp 16 M     "
John Peyton 24 M Labg   "

2b.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #20 of 31):  District 166, Green Twp., Hocking Co., OH, p. 406A, 575/575, enumerated 21 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Andrew Singleton 39 M   Lab   Ohio
Martha 39 F       Va
Amos 18 M   Lab   Ohio
Sarah 15 F       Ind
Henry 13 M       Ohio
Mariah 11 F       "
Josiah  8 M       "
Urias  8 M       "
Mary  6 F       "
Hannah  4 F       "
William 9/12 M       "

3.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #27 of 40):  Lockville P.O., Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH, p. 147A/291, PN 27, 191/183, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Wm Cupp 28 M   Farmer   50 Ohio
Sarah M " 25 F         Ind
Jonathan L "  3 M         Ohio
Jacob A    "  1 M         Do

4.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #38-39 of 53):  Lancaster P.O., Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH, pp. 77B-78A, PN 38-39, 279/286, enumerated 23 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Cupp Philip 31 M W Farm Laborer   400 Ohio
____ Sarah M 31 F W Keeping house     Ohio
____ Johnathan 14 M W Attending School     Ohio
____ Jacob A 12 M W Attending School     Ohio
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____ Mary  9 F W Attending School     Ohio
____ Sarah M  7 F W Attending School     Ohio
____ Nancy E  5 F W Attending School     Ohio
____ William H  3 M W At home     Ohio
____ Clara A  1 F W At home     Ohio
Philip CUPP is Sarah's third husband; the three youngest children are Philip & Sarah's. The first two children are William CUPP's; the second two children are John CUPP's.

5.  1880 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #37 of 42):  Liberty Twp., Wells Co., IN, p. 109C, PN 38[37], SD 6, ED 145, enumerated 26 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 21 24 25 26
287 287 Cupp Pillip W M 38     / Farmer   Ohio   Va
         Sarah F W F 45 Wife   / Keeping house   Ind Ohio Ohio
         Johnathan F W M 24 Son /       Ohio    
         Jacob A W M 21 Son /   Works on farm   Ohio    
         Mary E W F 18 Daughter /   Work on farm   Ohio    
         Sarah M W F 17 Daughter /     / Ind    
         Nancy E W F 15 Daughter /     / Ind    
         William H W M 12 Son /     / Ind    
         Clair A W F 10 Daughter /   At School   Ind    
         Charles A W M  8 Son /   At School   Ind    
         Urias W M  5 Son /       Ind    

6.  Email from Betty J. Herman.  Has Sarah's death certificate and it gives her birthplace as Ohio, but Sarah gives her birthplace as Indiana in the 1880 and 1900 censuses, and her parents' 1850 census record (see above) confirms her birth in Indiana.

7.  Archives of the CUPP-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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

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