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Joseph KOBUS

Male 1818 - 1883  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph KOBUS  [1
    Born 23 Mar 1818  , Gmina ??ck, P?ock County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Married Name Joseph Cobus 
    Religion Catholic  [3
    Immigration 1854  , , , , Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Naturalization 3 Sep 1860  , Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Intention for Naturalization for KOBUS, Joseph
    Intention for Naturalization for KOBUS, Joseph
    Petition for U.S. Citizenship for KOBUS, Joseph - front page
    Petition for U.S. Citizenship for KOBUS, Joseph - front page
    Petition for U.S. Citizenship for KOBUS, Joseph - back page
    Petition for U.S. Citizenship for KOBUS, Joseph - back page
    Occupation U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Union) 
    Military Service From 8 Aug 1862 to 18 May 1863  , Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 44y 
    • enrolled in 129th Infantry, Company G; discharged at Harrisburg Pennsylvania
    Civil War Index Card for COBUS, Joseph Sr.
    Civil War Index Card for COBUS, Joseph Sr.
    Land Purchase 21 Oct 1869  , , Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • NESW S17 T7S R6W - 40 acres
      ; SENW S17 T7S R6W - @21 acres
    Map of Randolph County, Illinois
    Map of Randolph County, Illinois
    Deed of Land Purchased by KOBUS, Joseph and Mary, 21 October 1869
    Deed of Land Purchased by KOBUS, Joseph and Mary, 21 October 1869
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 50y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 50 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "laborer", and "Prucia" (Prussia) was his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Randoph County, T7 R6W [KOBUS, Joseph]
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Randoph County, T7 R6W [KOBUS, Joseph]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 67y 
    • He was recorded as Joseph "Cobus" and was the head of household and 67 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "blacksmith", and Prussia was his reported birthplace, as well as the birthplace of his father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Randolph County, Chester [KOBUS, Joseph]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Randolph County, Chester [KOBUS, Joseph]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Age: 63y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and 63 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Bromberg was his reported birthplace, as well as the birthplace of his father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KOBUS, Joseph], p. 1
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KOBUS, Joseph], p. 1
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    Died 4 Jul 1883  , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 64y 
    Death Record for Joseph Kobus
    Death Record of KOBUS, Joseph
    Church Record of Death for KOBUS, Joseph
    Church Record of Death for KOBUS, Joseph
    Buried 5 Jul 1883  St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Radom, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Death Record for Joseph Kobus
    Death Record for Joseph Kobus
    Gravestone for KOBUS, Joseph (unmarked/not found), b. 1817, d. 4 July 1883, St. Michael Cemetery, Radom, Washington County, Illinois
    Gravestone for KOBUS, Joseph (unmarked/not found), b. 1817, d. 4 July 1883, St. Michael Cemetery, Radom, Washington County, Illinois
    Person ID I5395  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Kult Branch
    Last Modified 13 May 2018 

    Family 1 Marianna SCHEFS,   b. 12 Oct 1821, , Lack Major, Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1851, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 30 May 1842  , Waldau (Kr. Flatow), , Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Children 
     1. Joseph COBUS, Jr.,   b. 11 Apr 1844, , Wilkowo, Kreis Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1864, Hospital, Petersburgh, Something County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Eleonora KOBUS,   b. 21 Feb 1846, , Wilkowo, Kreis Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Eva KOBUS,   b. 9 Mar 1848, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1921, , Radom, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. John L. KOBUS,   b. 17 Mar 1848, , , , , Bromberg/Prussia/Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1907, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 
    Family ID F1920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna DRYLL,   d. Sep 1858, , Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Oct 1851  Monkowarsk, Bromberg, Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Last Modified 15 May 2018 
    Family ID F2296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Maria Anna MITSKOWSKI\MASCKOWSKY\MOTZKOWSKI,   b. Abt 1840, , , , , Bromberg Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Oct 1858  , Locust Gap, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann KOBUS\COBUS,   b. 1 Apr 1860, , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1928, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Anna KOBUS,   b. 4 May 1862, , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Mar 1921  (Age < 58 years)
    +3. Jacob KOBUS,   b. 23 May 1864, , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1943, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Rosa KOBUS,   b. 23 Sep 1865, , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Margaret KOBUS,   b. 6 Jul 1868, , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1958, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 15 May 2018 
    Family ID F2016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1842 - , Waldau (Kr. Flatow), , Westpreußen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1851 - Monkowarsk, Bromberg, Posen, Preußen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1854 - , , , , Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 3 Sep 1860 - , Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Age: 44y - From 8 Aug 1862 to 18 May 1863 - , Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 21 Oct 1869 - , , Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 50y - 1 Jun 1870 - , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 67y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 63y - 1 Jun 1880 - , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 64y - 4 Jul 1883 - , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Jul 1883 - St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Radom, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S945] Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, "Catholic Parish Records 1729-1956", Washington County, Radom, St. Michael, "1874-1929 Baptisms, Marriages, First Communion, Confirmations," Image 95 (of 142), page 265 (stamped), marriage for Michael Kucharski and Eva "Kulk"; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 28 December 2011) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S927] 1880 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, DuBois Precinct, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 28 (penned), p. 432D (stamped), dwelling 268, family 274, Joseph Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 256 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1248] Ko?ció? rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church], Parafja Wa?dowo (S?pólno Kraje?skie), Ksi?gi metrykalne [metric books], 1610-1890, (Familysearch.org : accessed 29 October 2017), Josephus Kobus de Gm. ??ck and Maryanna Schefs de Waldowko, 30 Trigesima Maji 1842, Akta ma??e?stw (Marriage records) 1842-1878, FHL microfilm 462,780, pp. 3-4 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1012] Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, Naturalization Intentions and Petitions: loose items arranged chronologically by court term; see 3 September 1860, for 23 December 1856 declaration of intention by Joseph Kobus (indexed as "Koleus"); Prothonotary’s Office, Pottsville (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S164] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo Township, p. 106 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 216, sheet 2-A, dwelling 18, family 19, Leonard Kult household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412 (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S1012] Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, Naturalization Intentions and Petitions: loose items arranged chronologically by court term; see 3 September 1860, for 23 December 1856 declaration of intention by Joseph Kobus (indexed as "Koleus"); Prothonotary’s Office, Pottsville.

    7. [S1010] "Civil War Veteran's Card File, 1861-1865," series #19.12, database and digital images, Pennsylvania State Archives, (http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17 : accessed 3 May 2010), entry for Joseph Cobus, 129th Infantry, Co. G (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S966] Randolph County, Illinois, Trust Deed Book 1:331, Savinien St. Vrani to Joseph and Mary Cobus, trust deed, 21 October 1869; County Clerk's Office, Chester (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S964] 1870 U.S. census, Randolph County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 7, S Range 6 West, p. 12 (penned), dwelling 89, family 89, "Joseph Coppus" household, [indexed on Ancestry.com as "Coppers"]; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 March 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 272 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S926] 1880 U.S. census, Randolph County, Illinois, population schedule, Chester Precinct 7, enumeration district (ED) 98, p. 57 (penned), p. 439A (stamped), dwelling 346, family 529, Joseph Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 256 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S927] 1880 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, DuBois Precinct, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 28 (penned), p. 432D (stamped), dwelling 268, family 274, Joseph Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 256 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S1156] Compiled service record, Joseph Cobus (Kobus), Pvt., Co. D, 10th Missouri Infantry; "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Missouri, 10th Infantry (C-F)", microfilm publication M322, Roll#151, Record Group 94; National Archives, Washington D.C.

    13. [S945] Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, "Catholic Parish Records 1729-1956", Washington County, Radom, St. Michael, "1876-1906 Death Records," Image 17 (of 31), page 28 (stamped), entry for Josephus Kubus; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 18 Mar 2010) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S945] Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, "Catholic Parish Records 1729-1956", Washington County, Radom, St. Michael, "1876-1908 Deaths," Image 17 (of 31), page 28 (stamped), entry for "Josephus Kubus"; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 18 Mar 2010) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S1248] Ko?ció? rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church], Parafja Wa?dowo (S?pólno Kraje?skie), Ksi?gi metrykalne [metric books], 1610-1890, (Familysearch.org : accessed 29 October 2017), Josephus Kobus de Gm. ??ck and Maryanna Schefs de Waldowko, 30 Trigesima Maji 1842, Akta ma??e?stw (Marriage records) 1842-1878, FHL microfilm 462,780, image 265 of 687, pp. 3-4 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1271] Kirchenbuch, 1763-1862, Katholische Kirche Monkowarsk (Kr. Bromberg) [Catholic Church of Monkowarsk], (Familysearch.org : accessed 15 May 2018), FINISH UPDATING THIS CITATION: Marriage record for Joseph Kobus (indexed as "Robus") and Anna Dryll, "Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1834-1862", 528637, DGS 7947535, image of 258, (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1096] Declaration of Claimant, 18 July 1890, Mary Cobus, widow’s pension application no. 439,478, certificate no. 407,317; service of Joseph Cobus (Pvt., Co. G, 129th PA Infantry Volunteers, Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., Widow's Pension Application states "Clt's marriage to soldier" was 1859 (Reliability: 2).