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Conrad KOPP I
Eva Elisabetha KNÖDLER / KNOEDLER
WARNING:  Sorting out the baptisms of the children in Northampton [now Lehigh] County has its problems.  Conrad II, our subject, and his father, Conrad I, were both having children in the county, and both had wives named, "Elisabetha/Elisabeth/Elizabeth."  The earlier children show the mother as "Eva Elisabetha," while the younger ones have mother, "Elisabeth."  I have taken this to be the difference between our subject's children and those of his son.  This difference also coincides with the children known to have moved to Ohio with Conrad II.  There is also the fact that Eva Elisabetha was too old to be the mother of the later children.  However, the possibility remains that I did not make the division in the right place.  We would really like to find the death records of all of Conrad II's children, to confirm who their parents were. 
Husband:  Conrad KOPF / KOP / KOPP I  (Sr.)
Birth said to be:  1753
Death apparentlyaft. 1805, not 1795 as often stated, probably in Weisenberg Twp., 
Military Service said to be:  Revolutionary War
 
KOPP is by far the most common spelling of this surname in Germany, so it is likely that was the original spelling of our subject's surname.  Most of his descendants appear to have converted to CUPP.
In January, 1800, a Conrad KOPP was an administrator for the will of Daniel KRONINGER, father of the Elizabeth CRONINGER who married our subject's son, Conrad KOPP/CUPP II.  Almost everyone assumes that this administrator is the son, Conrad II, but that assumption is based on a belief that Conrad II was about 35 years of age at the time.  He wasn't; he was closer to the age of his future wife, Elizabeth, who was born in 1782.  He was, in fact, only 18 at the time, meaning he was under age and could not legally have been the administrator.  We have to conclude that Conrad I was still living in 1800, and that jibes with him being the head-of-household in the 1800 census (see below).
Marriage:  ca. 1778
Wife:  Eva Elisabeth KNÖDLER / KNOEDLER / KNODLER / KNEDLER
Birth:  21 Apr 1750
Death:  aft. 1805s, probably in Weisenberg Twp., Northampton [now Lehigh] Co., PA
Other Spouse:  m1. by 1772, Abraham KNÖRR / KNOERR (1753?-1777)
Other Children, surnamed KNOERR:  Anna Elizabeth, b. 1772; Andreas, b. 1774, Abraham, b. 1775; Susanna, b. 1777
Father:  Hans Georg KNOEDLER
Mother:  Maria Elisabetha HEUSSLER
 
Eva and Conrad are said to have married in 1795, but it had to have been earlier because they had a child baptized in 1781.  Eva was widowed by the Revolutionary War in 1777 and was left with four young children to raise.  Under the circumstances, she would have re-married as quickly as possible, and it is not unusual for a widow in these circumstances to marry a younger man — thanks to a war having just put adult men in short supply.
It is said that Elisabeth was confirmed at the age of 18, but was she really?  Everything else would make a lot more sense if she had been confirmed at the usual age of 14.  She'd have married men one year older, not three years younger, than herself; she'd have married closer to the typical age of 19, rather than age 22; and she'd have been just young enough to bear a child as late as 1797.
Eva is said to have died in Lowhill Twp., Northampton [now Lehigh] Co., PA, but that may be an assumption based on her having lived there with her first husband.  The 1790 and 1800 censuses show her in Weisenberg Twp. 
Children — born in Northampton [now Lehigh] Co., PA:
  1.  Margaretha / Margaret KOP, b. 25 Dec 1779; m. John KLONINGER, s/o Daniel; remained in PA
  2.  Conrad KOP / CUPP II (Jr.), b. 26 Oct 1781; bap. 11 Nov 1781, Lowhill; m. Elizabeth KLONINGER, d/o Daniel; in 1820 census of Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH
  3.  Philip CUPP, b. 1780-90; said to have married, 1st, an unknown CLONINGER; in 1820 census of Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH
  4.  (Daughter A) KOPP, b. bef. 1790 — could she be Catharina KOPP, b. 1783?
  5.  (Son A) KOPP, b. 1774-90
  6.  (Daughter B) KOPP, b. 1790-1800
  7.  (Son B) KOPP, b. 1790-1800
  8.  Christian KOPP, b. 14 May 1794; bap. 8 Jun 1794, Lowhill

This is an extraordinary age for Eva Elisabetha to still be having children (age 47).  Are we wrong about her birthyear?
  9.  Maria Eva KOPP, b. 17 Jan 1797; bap. 22 Jan 1797, Lowhill

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Timeline
Year Location Event
    birth of Conrad KOPP
1750   birth of Eva Elisabetha KNÖDLER
1752 PA: Northampton Co. was formed from Berks Co.
1753 PA: Weisenberg Twp. was formed in Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.
1764 PA: Weisenberg Church records begin; Rev. Daniel SCHUMACHER
1773 PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Church (adult?) confirmation of Conrad KOPP
1777   death of Abraham KNÖRR
1777-79   marriage of Conrad KOPP & Widow Eva Elisabetha
1779   birth of daughter, Margaretha
1781 Tax List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPFF
1781 PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Lowhill Church birth/baptism of son, Conrad
1780s   birth of son, Philip
1785 Tax List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPP
1788 Tax List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPP
1789 Tax List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPP
1789 House List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOP
1790 Tax List PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPP
1774-90   birth of Son A
1790 Census PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrod KOP, head-of-household
c1792   birth of Son B
1794 PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co. birth of son, Christian
1797 PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co. birth of daughter, Maria Eva
1798 IRS Tax List* PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOP, taxpayer
1800 Census PA: Northampton [now Lehigh] Co.: Weisenberg Twp. Conrad KOPP, head-of-household
1810 Census   not found
1812 PA: Lehigh Co. was formed from Northampton Co.
*This was the first Federal tax levied by the IRS.

Sources (n.b., Lowhill Twp. is adjacent to Weisenberg Twp.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2a.  Donald Breininger, et al., compilers.  1981. A History of Weisenberg Church.  New Tripoli, Lehigh Co., PA (online at Ancestry.com):
p. 31
Reformed and Lutheran Baptisms...
Names of
Parents
Name of Child Names of Sponsors
Date of Birth - Date of Baptism
Tobias Stery
Catharina Elisabetha
Elisabetha
bp. Apr. 14, 1793
Conrad Kipp
Eva Elisabeth
Conrad Kopp
Eva Elisabetha
Christian
May 14, 1794 - Jun 8, 1794
Balzer Fritz
Maria Catharina
p. 119 Confirmed on Jubilate Sunday, May 2, 1773...
Conrad Kopp
The typical age at confirmation is 14, which would make Conrad born 1758/9.  So, is this not our subject?  Or is this an adult confirmation?  Eva is said to have been confirmed at the age of 18, perhaps Conrad was, too, which would make him born 1754/5, which would jibe with the 1800 census.

2b.  Messages posted to the Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Location Board (online at Ancestry.com):
Message #791
dalicefadden
6 May 2001
Baptism from Records of Lutheran and Reformed Church, Weisenberg Twp., Lehigh County, Pa.

Parents - Conrad Kopp and Eva Elisabetha
Child - Christian
Born - May 14, 1794
Bap. - June 8, 1794
Sponsors - Palzer Fritz and Maria Catharina, wife

Message #830
dalicefadden
6 May 2001
Baptism from Records of Reformed and Lutheran Church, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh County, Pa.

Parents - Conrad Kopp and Eva Elizabeth
Child - Conrad
Born - Oct. 26, 1781
Bap. - Nov. 11, 1781
Sponsors - David Kuntz and Appolonia Harner

2c.  Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950 (online at familysearch.org):
Name: Maria Eva Kopp
Gender | Race: Female
Event Type: Christening
Event Date: 22 Jan 1797
Event Place: Reformed Church
Lowhill, Lehigh, PA
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1797
Father's Name: Conrad Kopp
Mother's Name: Eva Elisabeth
GS Film Number : 941099

3.  1790 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 3 ; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1790 PA Northampton [now Lehigh] Co. Weisenbergh (sic) Twp. Roll 8 p. 295 Ln. 42 Conrod Kop 1-5-5-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white males 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Conrad I (b. 1753?)
5 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = Andreas KNÖRR (b. 1774)
= Abraham KNÖRR (b. 1775)
= Conrad KOPP II (b. 1781)
= Philip KOPP/CUPP (b. 1780s)
= Son A
5 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Eva Elisabetha (b. 1750)
= Anna Elisabeth KNÖRR (b. 1772)
= Susanna KNÖRR (b. 1777)
= Margaret KOPP (b. 1779)
= Daughter A — Catharina? (b. 1782)
He is the only KOP/KOPP/CUPP/etc. in the county.  Listed 15 households from Daniel GRONINGER, father of son Conrad II's future wife, Elizabeth, and of Margaret's future husband, John.

4.  1800 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 2 — list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1800 PA Northampton [now Lehigh] Co. Weissenburg (sic) Twp. Roll 37 p. 632 Ln. 16 Conrad Kopp 22110-20101-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = Christian (b. 1794)
= Son B
2 males 10-15 1784-1790 = Son A
= Philip (b. 1780s)
1 male 16-25 1774-1784 = Conrad II (b. 1781)
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Conrad I (b. 1753?) 
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Maria Eva (b. 1797)
= Daughter B
1 female 16-25 1774-1784 = Daughter A — Catharina? (b. 1782)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Eva Elisabetha (b. 1750)
He is the only KOP/KOPP/CUPP/etc. in the county.  Also enumerated in Weisenberg Twp., John KRONINGER, brother of Elizabeth (KRONINGER) CUPP, and husband of Margaret, so she is not the older daughter listed here.

5.  Tax & Exoneration Lists, 1762-1794. Ser. No. 4.16, Records of the office of the Comptroller General, RG-4.  Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA (online at Ancestry.com — list was roughly alphabetized, no pagination):  Weisenburg (sic) Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Year Img Line [A = acres; numbers in (parentheses) are the "Valuation" of the Asset.]  Rate Tax Remarks
£ S d
1781 03
26
34 Kopf Conrad   1 15  5 Conrad and Leonard are the only KOPF/etc. in the township.
41 Kopf Leonerd   1  1  3
1781 05
26
26 Kopff Conrad   1 10   Conrad and Leonard are the only KOPFF/etc. in the township.
Daniel GRONINGER is in Macungie Township.
33 Kopff Leonerd   1  1  
1785 08
26
03 Kopp Conrad 100 A land 2 Horses 2 Cows     14 6 Conrad is the only KOPP/etc. in the township.
1788 15
26
06 Kopp Conrad 100 A Land, 2 Horses, 1 Cattle 55   13 9 Conrad is the only KOPP/etc. in the township.
Daniel KRONINGER is also in Weisenberg Township.
1789 19
26
02 Kopp Conrad 100 A Land (50), 2 Horses (12), 3 Cattle (9) 71   14  9½ Conrad is the only KOPP/etc. in the township.
Listed next to Daniel KRONINGER.
1790 26
26
04 Kopp Conrad 19    4 10 Conrad is the only KOPP/etc. in the township.
Listed next to Daniel KRONINGER.
The years are not written on the pages, themselves, so I'm dependent on Ancestry's index to tell me the year.  Clearly, one or the other listings for 1781 is incorrect, but I guess you'd have to see the original to know which.
There is a history of a Leonard in the family.  Is he Conrad's brother or his father?

United States Direct Tax of 1798:  Tax Lists for the State of Pennsylvania.  Records of the Internal Revenue Service, 1791-2006.  Record Group 58.  M372 (24 microfilm rolls).  National Archives and Records Administration.  Washington, DC (indexed by and online at Ancestry.com; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen; note that "Same" refers to the column to the left, not to the row above; the lists were roughly alphabetized).
"Northampton and Wayne"; Image #216 of 738, pg. 31:
No
1
2
3
4 5 6 7
Name
of the
Occupant
Name
of the
Owner
Dwelling
Houfe
Outhoufes
Appurtenant
Dimenfions
or Area
Materials
of 
which built
Number
of
Stories
Windows Lights Number of Houses, &c. claimed to be
exempted from Valuation.
Number of Houfes, &c. admitted to be
fubject to Valuation.
Valuation of each
Dwelling houfe,
with the Lot and
Outhoufes appur-
tenent thereto, by
the Affiftant
Affeffors.
Valuation of each
Dwelling houfe,
with the Lot and
Outhoufes appur-
tenant thereto, by
the Principal
Assessor.
Dwelling
Houfe
Out
Houses
Quantity of Land
in the Lots
Dwelling
Houfes
Out
Houfes
Quantity of Land in the 
Lots valued therewith.
Acres Perches fquare feet Acres Perches fquare feet Dollars Cents Dollars Cents
  Kop Conrad Same 1   28 by 22 Logs 1               1   2     101   105  
"Northampton and Wayne"; Image 367 of 738; p. 51:
No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Name 
of the
Occupant
or Poffeffor
Name
of the
Owner
Number of
Dwellinghoufes and
Outhoufes of a Value
not exceeding
100 Dollars
Dimenfions
of
Dewllinghoufes
and
Outhoufes
Dwelling-Houfes and Out-
Houfes of a value not
exceeding 100 Dollars
Number and Defcription
of all other Buildings
and Wharves
Situation
and
adjoining
Proprietors
QUANTITIES OF Valuation of each
Tract, Lot,
Wharf, &c.
by the
Affiftant Affeffor
Valuation of each
Tract, Lot,
Wharf, &c.
by the
Principal Affeffor
Number of
Dwelling-
houfes
Value Land and Lots claimed to be
exempted from VAluation.
Land and Lots admitted to
be fubject to Valuation
Dollars Cents Acres Perches fquare feet Acres Perches fquare feet Dollars Cents Dollars Cents
  Knerr John Same           1 Barn 56 by 30         249     1145   1145  
  Kop Conrad Same           1 Bar & Stable         128      580    580  
  Knerr Abraham Kop Conrad 1 22 by 18 1 60                     60     60  
The lists are not indexed by Owner, so it's only by chance that we see Conrad is the owner of the dwelling lived in by Abraham KNERR/KNOERR, who is presumably Conrad's stepson.
"Northampton and Wayne, Weissenburg"; Image #486 of 738; p. 53:
Number
of
particu-
lar
Lifts
Names
of
Poffeffors,
or
Occupants
Names
of
reputed
Owners
In what County,
Townfhip,
Parifh, Town or
City
in the Affeffment
Diftrrict fituated
Number of Dwelling Houfes &c. exempted from
Valuation
Number of Dwelling-Houfes &c. fubject to and
included in the Valuation
1 2 3  
Valuations
as determined
by the
Principal Affeffors
Rate
per Centum of
Addition
prefcribed by
the
Commiffioners
Valuations
as
revifed and
equalized
by the
Commiffioners
Dwelling
Houfes
Out-
Houfes
Quantity of Land in Lots Dwelling
Houfes
Out-
Houfes
Quantities of Lands in the
Lots valued therewith
Acres Perches fsquare feet Acres Perches fsquare feet Dollars Cents Dollars Cents
  Kop Conrad Same Weissenburg           1   2     105     115   131.25
[one line]
  Knerr John Same do           1   1     350     385   437.50

Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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