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John Kope, Sr. Tombstone

John Kope Sr.Age: 78 years18121890

Name
John Kope Sr.
Given names
John
Surname
Kope
Name suffix
Sr.
Birth 1812
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Birth of a son
#1
Jonas Kope

Birth of a brotherHenry Kope Jr.
March 19, 1818 (Age 6 years)
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Birth of a brotherJacob Kope
September 25, 1824 (Age 12 years)
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Death of a brotherJacob Kope
March 22, 1833 (Age 21 years)
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Burial of a brotherJacob Kope
after March 22, 1833 (Age 21 years)
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Jacob was the fourth son of Johanas Henry & Anna Magdalena "Mary" (Van Han or Van Hern) Kope. Jacob was baptized on 16 April 1826 at the German Lutheran Church in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio by the Rev. Heinrich Sonnedecker. Jacob died at the age of 8 years, 5 months and 27 days. His was one of the earliest burials into the Kope cemetery. The Kope cemetery is located on CR #6, in section #32, of Cannan township on part of the grounds of the Kope homestead. The one acre of land was deeded by Henry and Mary Kope, on 19 Nov 1839, to the combined German Reformed and German Lutheran churches. This church was called the Kopp (Kope) Meeting House. Burial: Kope Cemetery Golden Corners Wayne County Ohio, USA Plot: Row 8

MarriageChristena JolliffView this family
February 23, 1836 (Age 24 years)
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Name: John Cope Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 23 Feb 1836 Event Place: Wayne, Ohio, United States Age: Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: Father's Name: Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Christiana Jolliff Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): Spouse's Birthplace: Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: 47 GS Film Number: 425754 Digital Folder Number: 004260649 Image Number: 00053 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZDV-9Y3 : 8 December 2014), John Cope and Christiana Jolliff, 23 Feb 1836; citing Wayne, Ohio, United States, reference 47; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 425,754.
Birth of a son
#2
James H. Kope
1837 (Age 25 years)
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Birth of a son
#3
Aaron Jacob Kope
April 1, 1838 (Age 26 years)
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Death of a brotherHenry Kope Jr.
July 27, 1840 (Age 28 years)
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Burial of a brotherHenry Kope Jr.
after July 27, 1840 (Age 28 years)
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Text:
Henry was the third son of Johanas Henry & Anna Magdalena "Mary" (Van Han or Van Hern) Kope. Henry was baptized in Lycoming, County, PA on 15 November 1818. Godparents were Henry and Maria Lachism. Henry died at the age of 22 years, 2 months and 8 days. The Kope cemetery is located on CR #6, in section #32, of Cannan township on part of the grounds of the Kope homestead. The one acre of land was deeded by Henry and Mary Kope, on 19 Nov 1839, to the combined German Reformed and German Lutheran churches. This church was called the Kopp (Kope) Meeting House. Burial: Kope Cemetery Golden Corners Wayne County Ohio, USA Plot: Row 8

Birth of a son
#4
John Sherman Kope
December 22, 1841 (Age 29 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#5
Eliza Lavina Kope
June 1, 1843 (Age 31 years)
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Birth of a son
#6
Infant Kope
about 1845 (Age 33 years)
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Death of a sonInfant Kope
June 12, 1845 (Age 33 years)
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Burial of a sonInfant Kope
after June 12, 1845 (Age 33 years)
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Text:
Infant son of John and Christina (Jolliff) Kope of Cannan Township. This grave is next to the graves of John's sister Elizabeth (Kope) Ritter's three children.
Marriage of a childJacob JacksonEliza Lavina KopeView this family
February 22, 1864 (Age 52 years)
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Name: Jacob Jackson Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 22 Feb 1864 Event Place: Wayne, Ohio, United States Age: 19 Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): 1845 Birthplace: Father's Name: Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Lavina Kope Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): Spouse's Birthplace: Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: 213 GS Film Number: 425755 Digital Folder Number: 004260672 Image Number: 00564 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZNH-K5R : 8 December 2014), Jacob Jackson and Lavina Kope, 22 Feb 1864; citing Wayne, Ohio, United States, reference 213; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 425,755.
Death of a sonJames H. Kope
May 3, 1865 (Age 53 years)
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Burial of a sonJames H. Kope
after May 3, 1865 (Age 53 years)
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Text:
James H. Kope was the oldest of four sons born to John & Christina (Jolliff) Kope. He married Sarah E. Wise on 04 Apr 1861 in Wayne County, Ohio. Two children were born to them, Ruben Alva, born in 1861 and Katura, birthdate unknown and died as a child on 17 Sep 1866. She is buried beside her father in Maize Cemetery. James served in the Civil War enlisting as a private, age 21, on 16 Apr 1861 in Co. E, 4th Infantry Regiment Ohio and mustered out 0n 04 Jun 1861. He enlisted again as a private, age 26, on 02 May 1864 [regiment not stated] and mustered out on 04 Sep 1864 at Camp Cleveland, OH. He is also listed as a private in Co. D of the 169th Ohio Infantry [National Guard]. Note: There is a sign at the cemetery entrance designating this cemetery as MAIZE CEMETERY - NOT Branch Family links: Parents: John Kope (1812 - 1890) Christina Jolliff Kope (1806 - 1889) Children: Katura Kope (____ - 1866)* Reuben Alva Kope (1862 - 1952)* Siblings: Infant Kope (____ - 1845)* James H Kope (1837 - 1865) Aaron J. Kope (1838 - 1914)* John Sherman Kope (1841 - 1919)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Branch Cemetery Wooster Wayne County Ohio, USA Plot: Lot: 522, Section: 1, Grave: 1
Marriage of a childWilliam A. HummerEliza Lavina KopeView this family
April 24, 1866 (Age 54 years)
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Name: William Hummer Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 24 Apr 1866 Event Place: Wayne, Ohio, United States Age: Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: Father's Name: Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Lavina Jackson Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): Spouse's Birthplace: Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: 444 GS Film Number: 425755 Digital Folder Number: 004260672 Image Number: 00691 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZNH-YXL : 8 December 2014), William Hummer and Lavina Jackson, 24 Apr 1866; citing Wayne, Ohio, United States, reference 444; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 425,755.
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 68 years)
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Name: John Kope Event Type: Census Event Date: 1880 Event Place: Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States District: ED 235 Gender: Male Age: 68 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: Retired Farmer Relationship to Head of Household: Self Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self Birth Year (Estimated): 1812 Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Note: Sheet Letter: D Sheet Number: 271 Sheet Number and Letter: 271D Household ID: 6039139 Person Number: 0 Volume: 1 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: T9 Affiliate Film Number: 1077 GS Film Number: 1255077 Digital Folder Number: 005162020 Image Number: 00180 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace John Kope Self M 68 PA Christina Kope Wife F 73 PA Reuben A Kope Grandson M 19 OH John L Kope Grandson M 9 MO Elizabeth Hayes Other F 64 PA Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M83Z-QSP : 15 July 2017), John Kope, Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district ED 235, sheet 271D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1077; FHL microfilm 1,255,077.
Death of a wifeChristena Jolliff
February 4, 1889 (Age 77 years)
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Burial of a wifeChristena Jolliff
after February 4, 1889 (Age 77 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Text:
Mrs. John Kope Sr., departed this life on Monday, Feb 4th, 1889, at her home in Plain Township, aged 82 years, 5 months, and 10 days. The cause was the infirmity of old age, but death was hastened by a fall received a week before, a broken rib having penetrated her lung. The deceased was one of the early pioneers of Wayne County. Her maiden name was Christina Joliff. She was born in Berks County, Pa., and came with her parents to this State in 1817, first settling in Starke County, but in a short time removed to where she continued to reside the remainder of her days. On Feb. 4th, 1836, she was united in marriage to John Kope. Eight children was the result this union, three of whom with the husband survive her [preceded in death by three infants and to sons, James H. and Jonas] v iz. A.J. [Aaron Jacob] Kope, of Horace, Kansas; John [Sherman] Kope, Jr., of Plain township, and Mrs. Wm [Lovina] Hummer, of Wooster, and also sixteen grandchildren. [Part of obituary is here intentionally omitted] The funeral took place on Wednesday of last week at the family residence and was largely attended. The remains were laid to rest in Oak Grove graveyard. Note: There is a sign at the cemetery entrance designating this cemetery as MAIZE CEMETERY - NOT Branch or Shrieve cemetery. This cemetery is located in Wooster Township Note: Items contained in brackets [ ] are this contributor's notations. Source: The Wooster Republican; Thursday, 14 Feb 1889; Page 3 Source location: The Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio Family links: Children: Infant Kope (____ - 1845)* James H Kope (1837 - 1865)* Aaron J. Kope (1838 - 1914)* John Sherman Kope (1841 - 1919)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Branch Cemetery Wooster Wayne County Ohio, USA
Death January 15, 1890 (Age 78 years)
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Burial after January 15, 1890
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Text:
John Kope, Sr. aged 78 years, died at his home at 11:00 o'clock on Wednesday of last week of a complication of diseases. Mr. Kope was born in Pennsylvania [The oldest son of John Henry & Anna Magdalena "Mary" Kope] but had lived in Wayne county for nearly 68 years. His wife preceded him to the grave only a few short months ago. They were the parents of five children [plus three children dying in infancy], James H., deceased, Aaron, of Greely, Kan., Jonas, deceased, John Jr. [aka John Sherman], and Lavina, the wife of Wm. Hummer, of Wooster. Mr. Kope was an ardent Republican in politics and was proud of the fact that his four sons took part in the war of the rebellion. The funeral services took place from the residence at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Note: There is a sign at the cemetery entrance designating this cemetery as MAIZE CEMETERY - NOT Branch or Shrieve cemetery. Maize cemetery is located in Wooster Township. Source: The Wooster Weekly Republican; Wednesday, 22 Jan 1890; Page 3, Column 2. Source Location; The Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio. Family links: Children: Infant Kope (____ - 1845)* James H Kope (1837 - 1865)* Aaron J. Kope (1838 - 1914)* John Sherman Kope (1841 - 1919)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Branch Cemetery Wooster Wayne County Ohio, USA
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father
mother
Marriage:
himself
6 years
younger brother
Henry Kope, Jr. TombstoneHenry Kope Jr.
Birth: March 19, 1818Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Death: July 27, 1840Wayne County, Ohio
sister
younger brother
Jacob Kope TombstoneJacob Kope
Birth: September 25, 1824Golden Corners, Wayne County, Ohio
Death: March 22, 1833Golden Corners, Wayne County, Ohio
Family with Christena Jolliff - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 23, 1836Wayne County, Ohio
22 months
son
15 months
son
Aaron Jacob Kope
Birth: April 1, 1838 26 31Wayne County, Ohio
Death: July 19, 1914Archbold, Fulton County, Ohio
4 years
son
17 months
daughter
son
son
Infant Kope
Birth: about 1845 33 38Wayne County, Ohio
Death: June 12, 1845Wayne County, Ohio

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MarriageOhio, County Marriages, 1789-2013
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Name: John Cope Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 23 Feb 1836 Event Place: Wayne, Ohio, United States Age: Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: Father's Name: Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Christiana Jolliff Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): Spouse's Birthplace: Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: 47 GS Film Number: 425754 Digital Folder Number: 004260649 Image Number: 00053 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZDV-9Y3 : 8 December 2014), John Cope and Christiana Jolliff, 23 Feb 1836; citing Wayne, Ohio, United States, reference 47; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 425,754.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1880
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Name: John Kope Event Type: Census Event Date: 1880 Event Place: Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States District: ED 235 Gender: Male Age: 68 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: Retired Farmer Relationship to Head of Household: Self Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self Birth Year (Estimated): 1812 Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States Note: Sheet Letter: D Sheet Number: 271 Sheet Number and Letter: 271D Household ID: 6039139 Person Number: 0 Volume: 1 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: T9 Affiliate Film Number: 1077 GS Film Number: 1255077 Digital Folder Number: 005162020 Image Number: 00180 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace John Kope Self M 68 PA Christina Kope Wife F 73 PA Reuben A Kope Grandson M 19 OH John L Kope Grandson M 9 MO Elizabeth Hayes Other F 64 PA Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M83Z-QSP : 15 July 2017), John Kope, Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district ED 235, sheet 271D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1077; FHL microfilm 1,255,077.
DeathFind A Grave
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John Kope, Sr. aged 78 years, died at his home at 11:00 o'clock on Wednesday of last week of a complication of diseases. Mr. Kope was born in Pennsylvania [The oldest son of John Henry & Anna Magdalena "Mary" Kope] but had lived in Wayne county for nearly 68 years. His wife preceded him to the grave only a few short months ago. They were the parents of five children [plus three children dying in infancy], James H., deceased, Aaron, of Greely, Kan., Jonas, deceased, John Jr. [aka John Sherman], and Lavina, the wife of Wm. Hummer, of Wooster. Mr. Kope was an ardent Republican in politics and was proud of the fact that his four sons took part in the war of the rebellion. The funeral services took place from the residence at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Note: There is a sign at the cemetery entrance designating this cemetery as MAIZE CEMETERY - NOT Branch or Shrieve cemetery. Maize cemetery is located in Wooster Township. Source: The Wooster Weekly Republican; Wednesday, 22 Jan 1890; Page 3, Column 2. Source Location; The Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio. Family links: Children: Infant Kope (____ - 1845)* James H Kope (1837 - 1865)* Aaron J. Kope (1838 - 1914)* John Sherman Kope (1841 - 1919)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Branch Cemetery Wooster Wayne County Ohio, USA
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