The Augusta Cemetery Family Trees

Reuben Alva KopeAge: 90 years18621952

Name
Reuben Alva Kope
Given names
Reuben Alva
Surname
Kope
Birth January 16, 1862 25
Source: Find A Grave
Death of a fatherJames H. Kope
May 3, 1865 (Age 3 years)
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Burial of a fatherJames H. Kope
after May 3, 1865 (Age 3 years)
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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
Death of a sisterKatura Kope
September 17, 1866 (Age 4 years)
Burial of a sisterKatura Kope
after September 17, 1866 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Name: Katura Kope Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1866 Event Place: Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States of America Photograph Included: Y Birth Date: Death Date: 17 Sep 1866 Affiliate Record Identifier: 71756182 Cemetery: Branch Cemetery Citing this Record: "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2J-WT9F : 13 December 2015), Katura Kope, 1866; Burial, Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States of America, Branch Cemetery; citing record ID 71756182, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com. Find A Grave page https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71756182 Katura was probably born between 1862 and 1866. Her grave lies between her father and grandparents at Maize cemetery. Headstone reads: Daughter of J. H. and S. Kope d. Sept. 17, 1866
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 18 years)
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Name: Reuben A Kope Event Type: Census Event Date: 1880 Event Place: Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States District: ED 235 Gender: Male Age: 19 Marital Status: Single Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: At School Relationship to Head of Household: Grandson Relationship to Head of Household (Original): GSon Birth Year (Estimated): 1861 Birthplace: Ohio, United States Father's Birthplace: Ohio, United States Mother's Birthplace: Ohio, United States Note: Sheet Letter: D Sheet Number: 271 Sheet Number and Letter: 271D Household ID: 6039139 Person Number: 2 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-QSR : 15 July 2017), Reuben A Kope in household of 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 paternal grandmotherChristena Jolliff
February 4, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Burial of a paternal grandmotherChristena Jolliff
after February 4, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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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 of a paternal grandfatherJohn Kope Sr.
January 15, 1890 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Kope Sr.
after January 15, 1890 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find 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
Death November 1, 1952 (Age 90 years)
Source: Find A Grave
Burial after November 1, 1952
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BirthFind A Grave
CensusCensus, Federal, 1880
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M83Z-QSR : 15 July 2017)
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Name: Reuben A Kope Event Type: Census Event Date: 1880 Event Place: Plain, Wayne, Ohio, United States District: ED 235 Gender: Male Age: 19 Marital Status: Single Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: At School Relationship to Head of Household: Grandson Relationship to Head of Household (Original): GSon Birth Year (Estimated): 1861 Birthplace: Ohio, United States Father's Birthplace: Ohio, United States Mother's Birthplace: Ohio, United States Note: Sheet Letter: D Sheet Number: 271 Sheet Number and Letter: 271D Household ID: 6039139 Person Number: 2 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-QSR : 15 July 2017), Reuben A Kope in household of 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.
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