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Christian KAPP
Elizabeth HOTTEL
Husband:  Christian KAPP / CAPP / COPP
Baptism:  9 Jul 1744, Christ Lutheran Church, Tulpehocken, Berks Co., PA
Father:  (Johann) Andreas KAPP
Mother:  Regina Sophia MÜLLER/MUELLER
Marriage:
Wife:  Elizabeth HOTTEL
Birth:  16 Sep 1750, Mt. Olive, Shenanadoah Co., VA
Father:  Johann George Jerick HOTTEL
Mother:  Elizabeth __?__
Children:
.  Eve COPP; m. Mr. RULE
Rachael COPP, b. 1775 
.  Barbara COPP
.  Dorothy COPP; m. Mr. RULE
.  Elizabeth COPP
George COPP, b. 1784


Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):
1783 Tax List Capp, Christian VA Shenandoah Co. p. 63

3.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the 1790 Virginia census was destroyed.

4.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the 1790 Virginia census was destroyed.

5.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #12 of 67; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 VA Botetourt Co. p. 612 Ln. 4 Cop, Christian 00001-00001-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Christian (b. 1744)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Elizabeth (b. 1750)

6.  Will: George HOTTEL/HUDDLE, dated 25 May 1782.  Will Book B.  Shenandoah County, Virginia (online in the Archives of USGenWeb).  On p. 327:
"...to my daughter Elizabeth, wife of Christian Copp, 170 acres, valued at 100 pounds in money, being the same tract devised to him and George Keller by his father, John Hottel..."

7.  Deed.   Shenandoah County, Virginia, Microfilm 33884 (online at Janet Ariciu's web site):
Huddle, George 1782 to Christian Copp Book D, Page 25

8.  Descendants of John (Johannes) HOTTEL (PDF online at Don & Scharmal Conley's web site hosted at angelfire.com).  On p. 4:
...Indenture same from George Huddle & George Keller & Barbara his wife to Christian Copp was ack. by the sd. Huddle Proved as to Keller by Jacob Rinker, Henry Fravel & Frederick Woolford and ordered to be recoreded...(Source: Order Book Shenandoah County, Virginia 1781-1784)...

9.  Will: Michael SOMMERS, dated 1 Apr 1782.  Will Book A.  Shenandoah County, Virginia (excerpt online at Gene Andert's "Mock Family History Research Center," hosted by RootsWeb.com).  On p. 388:
MICHAEL SOMMERS, County of Shanando.  Wife: Anny.
Three daus: (not named).
Exors:  John Mauk and Christian Copp
Wit: Samuel Mills and Martin Black
Dated: 1 April 1782
Proved: 30 May 1782

10.  Israel Daniel Rupp.  1876.  A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French, and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776...  Philadelphia, PA  (repub. 1931, Leipzig; repub. 1965ff by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; in 2000 as Broderbund CD-267):
p. 73 20) Sept. 11, 1732. Palatines imported in the ship Pennsylvania, Jno. Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Plymouth.--Col Rec. III. 452. Seventy-three males above sixteen; women and children, of both sexes and different ages, ninety-eight--in all, one hundred and seventy-one.--(Editor.)
p. 74 Michael Capp,
Georg Friedrich Capp...
Under sixteen...
p. 75 Georg Hottel, Henrich Hottel, Johannes Hottel...

11.  William Henry Egle, ed.  1890.  Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775, with the Foreign Arrivals, 1786-1808.  Pennsylvania Archives, Vol. XVII, Second Series, Harrisburg, PA (reprinted 1967ff by Genealogical Publ Co., Baltimore, MD; in 2000 as Broderbund CD-512):
p. 45 LIST OF PASSENGERS IMPORTED IN THE SHIP PENNSYLVANIA, JOHN STEDMAN, MASTER, FROM ROTTERDAM, LST FROM PLYMOUTH. QUALIFIED SEPT. 11, 1732...
Michael Capp...
Georg Friedrich Capp...

[The original list is herewith given.]...
p. 46 Michael Capp...
Johanna Hottle...
Frederick Capp...

Women and Children.
Margaret Hottel,
Anna Hottel,
Curla Hottel,
Jerick Hottel,
Hendrick Hottel,
Johannes Hottel...

Michael and Frederick KAPP are Christian's uncles.  Jerick may be Christian's father-in-law.

12.  Ralph Beaver Strassburger (William John Hinke, ed.).  1934. Pennsylvania German Pioneers: a Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808.  2 vols.  Norristown, PA (reprinted 1966ff by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-267):
p. 66 [List 20A] A List of Palatine Passengers on Board the Ship Pensilvania Merchant, John Stedman, Commander, from Rotterdam. [Qualified Sept. 11, 1732.]

MENS NAMES...
Johannes Hottel...

p. 67 Michael Caap
Fridrich Caap

WOMEN AND CHILDREN...
Margaret Hottel
Anna Hottel
Curla Hottel
Jerich Hottel
Hendrich Hottel
Johannes Hottel...

p. 68
A true List.
John Stedman.
 73 Men
 98 Women & Children
___
171 [Total]
  3 dead
-----
168 [Persons]
Philadia Septemr 11th 1732.
Present: The Honble Pat. Gordon, Esqr, Lt Govr, S. Hassell, Esqr, Mayr, A. Hamilton, Esqr, Recorder.
The foregoing List was upon Oath declared by John Stedman to be a true & exact one.
Robt Charles, Cl. Con.
"At the Courthouse of Philadelphia, Septr 11th, 1732.... A List was presented of the Names of Seventy Palatines, who with their families, making in all One hundred & sixty eight Persons, were imported here in the Ship Pensylva. Merchant, John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Plymouth, as by Clearance thence." From the Minutes of the Provincial Council, printed in the Colonial Records, Vol. III, p. 452.
Michael and Frederick KAPP are Christian's uncles.  Jerick may be Christian's father-in-law.

13.   Johann George Hottel Biography - Shenandoah Co., VA (online in the Archives of USGenWeb).

14.  Messages in the Copp Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

15.  Bonnie's Forebears (online at Bonnie Kroll's web site hosted at geocities.com).  Says Elizabeth HOTTELL was born at Mt. Olive, Shenanadoah Co., VA.

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

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