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Peter KAPP
Christina __?__
Ms. __?__
WARNING:  I've no proof the Peter & Christina KAPP in Lebanon Co. in 1777 are the same Peter & Christina KAPP in Somerset Co. in 1790 but they probably are.
Husband:  Peter KAPP/CAPP/COPP/CUPP
Birth:  1750-55
Death:  1830-40, Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA
Marriage-1:  certainly by 1784, probably by 1775
Wife-1:  Christina __?__
Birth:  by 1755
Death:  1800-1810, Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA
Marriage-2:  1800-1810
Wife-2:  Ms. __?__
Birth:  1780-90
Children with Christina:
1.  (Son A) CAPP, b. 1774-1784
2.  Elisabeth KAPP, b. 10 Dec 1777, Lebanon Co., PA
3.  (Son B) CAPP, b. 1784-1790
4.  (Son C) CAPP, b. 1784-1790
5.  (Daughter A) CAPP, b. 1784-90
6.  (Daughter B) CAPP, b. 1784-90
7.  John Michael KUPP, b. 15 Jan 1790, Somerset Co., PA
8.  (Daughter C) CAPP, b. 1790-1800
9.  (Daughter D) CAPP, b. 1790-1800
Children with Wife-2:
apparently none


Sources:

1a.  Marriage Record:

1b.  F. Edward Wright.  1995.  Early Church Records of Lebanon County Pennsylvania.  Family Line Publ., Westminster, MD (Broderbund CD-166).
St. John's Union Church, Fredericksburg...
Elisabeth of Peter Kapp and Christina, b. Dec 10, 1777; bapt. Dec 18, 1777. Spon: Elisabeth Nef.

1c.  Archives of the CUPP-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com), specifically, a post by Lynn Cupp:
From "Samuels Lutheran Reformed Baptism Register 1785 - 1867" (Somerset County, PA) compiled by Eber Cockley:
Parents                 Child           Born            Christened
Peter KUPP & Christina  John Mich.      15 Jan 1790     21 Feb 1790

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):  not found.

3.  1790 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 17; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1790 PA Bedford [now Somerset] Co. p. 25/253 Ln. 14 Peter Capp 1-3-4-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white male 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Peter (b. 1750-55)
3 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = Son A
= Son B
= Son C
4 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Mother? Mother-in-Law?
= Christina
= Daughter A
= Daughter B

4.  1800 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 6; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1800 PA Somerset Co. Somerset Twp. p. 127/509 Capp Peter 12101-22002-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1790-1800 = John Michael (b. 1790)
2 males 10-15 1784-1790 = Son C
= Son B
1 male 16-25 1774-1784 = Son A 
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Peter (b. 1750-55)
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Daughter D
= Daughter C
2 females 10-15 1784-1790 = Daughter B
= Daughter A
2 females 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Christina
= Mother? Mother-in-Law?
This enumerator had absolutely exquisite handwriting it doesn't get any more legible.

5.  1810 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 9; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 PA Somerset Co. Somerset Borough p. 354/374 Ln. 13 Capp Peter 00011-01010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Son A?
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Peter (b. 1750-55)
1 female 10-15 1794-1800 = Daughter D?
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = Wife-2 (b. 1770-75)
I guess the children didn't like their step-mother.

6.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 PA Somerset Co. Somerset Borough p. 178 Ln. 17 Copp Peter 000001-00001-2-0000
These data indicate (data columns non-standard):
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Peter (b. 1750-55)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Wife-2 (b. 1770-75)

7.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #21 of 42; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 PA Somerset Co. Somerset Twp. p. 85 Ln. 16 Peter Capp 001 000 000 100 - 000 100 010 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = ?
1 male 70-79 1750-1760 = Peter (b. 1750-55)
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 = ?
1 female 50-59 1770-1780 = Wife-2 (b. 1770-75)
The teenagers could be grandchildren, other kin, or hired help.

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