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Joseph KOBUS

Male 1818 - 1883  (65 years)



  • Name Joseph KOBUS  [1
    Born 23 Mar 1818  , Koryta, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Married/Alternate Name Joseph Cobus 
    Baptism 29 Mar 1818  , , Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Baptism Record for KOBUS, Joseph
    Baptism Record for KOBUS, Joseph
    Religion Catholic  [5
    Immigration 1854  , , , , Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Naturalization 3 Sep 1860  , Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    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
    Military Service From 8 Aug 1862 to 18 May 1863  , Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    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  [10
    • 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 US Census 1 Jun 1870  , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    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 US Census 1 Jun 1880  , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    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 US Census 1 Jun 1880  , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    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. 2
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KOBUS, Joseph], p. 2
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KOBUS, Joseph], p. 1
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KOBUS, Joseph], p. 1
    Occupation U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Union) 
    FamilySearch ID
    FindAGrave
    Died 4 Jul 1883  , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    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  [15
    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 6 Oct 2019 

    Father Paulus KOBUS 
    Mother Barbara SZULCOWNA\SCHULTZOWNA,   b. 28 Nov 1778, , Siciny, Jelencz, Bydogoszcz, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1864, , Welpin, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1802  , Jehlenz, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Church Marriage Record for KOBUS, Paul and Barbara SZULCOWNA
    Church Marriage Record for KOBUS, Paul and Barbara SZULCOWNA
    Family ID F2324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 Krolewski, Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 30 May 1842  , Waldau, Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Children 
     1. Joseph KOBUS, Jr.,   b. 11 Apr 1844, , Wilkowo, Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1864, Hospital, Petersburg, Petersburg (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Eleonora KOBUS,   b. 21 Feb 1846, , Wilkowo, Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1846, , Wilkowo, Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Eva KOBUS,   b. 8 Mar 1848, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin Krolewski, 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. 5 Mar 1850, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin Krolewski, Posen, Preußen, 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 57 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2019 
    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  [18
    Marriage Record of Joseph KOBUS and Anna DRYLL
    Marriage Record of Joseph KOBUS and Anna DRYLL
    Children 
     1. [Infant Daughter] KOBUS,   b. 14 Aug 1852, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1852, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. [Infant Daughter] KOBUS,   b. 2 Sep 1853, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1853, , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F2296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Maria Anna MITSKOWSKI\MASCKOWSKY\MOTZKOWSKI,   b. Abt 1840, , Bromberg, , , Poland 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  [19
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann KOBUS\COBUS,   b. 1 Apr 1860, , Mount Carmel, Northumberland Country, 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 Country, 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 Country, 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 Country, 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 6 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1818 - , Koryta, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 29 Mar 1818 - , , Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1842 - , Waldau, 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 MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1858 - , Locust Gap, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA 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 US Census - Age: 50y - 1 Jun 1870 - , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 US Census - Age: 67y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 US 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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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5395&tree=1: accessed 1 October 2020), "Joseph KOBUS."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S945] Catholic Church, St. Michael Parish (Radom, Illinois), "Illinois, Washington County, Radom, St. Michael Parish, church records, 1874-2006," Washington > Radom > St. Michael > 1874-1929 Baptisms, Marriages, First Communion, Confirmations, page 265 (stamped), marriage for Michael Kucharski and Eva "Kulk"; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1447888 : accessed 28 December 2011); (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1274] Katholische Kirche Alt Grabau [Alt Grabau Catholic Church] (Alt Grabau, Berent, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany [now Grabowo Kościerskie, Kościerzyna, Gdańsk, Poland]), "Kirchenbuch [Church Book], 1750-1913," Taufen [Births] 1752-1833 Heiraten [Marriages] 1750-1831 Tote [Deaths] 1828-1840, p. 84, no. 12, Josephus Kobus baptism, 29 March 1818; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/161970 : accessed 26 May 2018); FHL microfilm 1,497,005, Item 3, digital folder 8021257, image 525 of 574 (access restricted to within FHL/FHCs only). This source contains a microfilm of the same baptism church book as in FHL microfilm 72,527, but this was obtained from the German parish level (Note from FamilySearch [translated]: Microfilm taken from manuscripts in the Episcopal Ordinariatsarchiv Augsburg, Catholic church book office, Munich and Archiwum parafialne w Grabowie Kość.) Unfortunately, the Church/Village from which this book came from is still unclear.. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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).

    4. [S1275] Kościół rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church] (Polnisch Cekzin, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany [now Cekcyn, Tuchola, Bydgoszcz, Poland]), "Księgi metrykalne [Registers], 1802-1909," Akta urodzeń 1803-1834, p. 84, no. 12, Josephus Kobus baptism; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/31024 : accessed 26 May 2018); FHL microfilm 72,527, digital folder 7949145, image 162 of 235. This source contains a microfilm of the same baptism church book as in FHL microfilm 1,497,005 (item 3), but this was obtained from the Polish parish level (Note from FamilySearch [translated]: Microfilm made of manuscripts at the ... parish archives in Cekcin.) Unfortunately, the Church/Village from which this book came from is still unclear.. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1248] Kościół rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church] (Waldau, Flatow, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany [now Sępólno Krajeńskie, Wałdowo, Bydgoszcz, Poland]), "Księgi metrykalne [Registers], 1610-1890," Akta małżeństw [Marriage records] 1842-1878, pp. 3-4, Josephus Kobus de Gm. Łąck and Maryanna Schefs de Waldowko marriage, 30 May 1842; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/11469 : accessed 29 October 2017); FHL microfilm 462,780, item 5, digital folder 4128751, image 265 of 687 (access restricted to within FHL/FHCs only). (Reliability: 3).

    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, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S725] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo Township, enumeration district (ED) 216, p. 106 (stamped), sheet 2-A, dwelling 18, family 19, Leonard Kult household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412. (Reliability: 1).

    8. [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.

    9. [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).

    10. [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).

    11. [S964] 1870 U.S. census, Randolph County, Illinois, population schedule, T2S R6W, 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).

    12. [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).

    13. [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).

    14. [S1155] Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Missouri, microfilm publication M322, 193 rolls (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service), roll 151, CSR for Joseph Cobus (Kobus), Pvt., Co. D, 10th Missouri Infantry. (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S945] Catholic Church, St. Michael Parish (Radom, Illinois), "Illinois, Washington County, Radom, St. Michael Parish, church records, 1874-2006," Washington > Radom > St. Michael > 1876-1908 Deaths, page 28 (stamped), death of Josephus Kubus; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1447888 : accessed 18 March 2010); (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1076] 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); death record from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Joseph Kobus, 20 Jan 1892; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington DC. (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S1276] Kościół rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church] (Jeleńcz, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany [now Tuchola, Bydgoszcz, Poland]), "Księgi metrykalne [Registers], 1596-1849," Originalny: Akta urodzeń 1785-1831 … Akta małżeństw 1786-1802 …, p. 189, Paulus Kobus and Barbara Schulzcowna marriage, 17 January 1802; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/187390 : accessed 26 May 2018); FHL microfilm 1,194,766, digital folder 8015886, image 765 of 814 (access restricted to within FHL/FHCs only). (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S1271] Katholische Kirche Monkowarsk [Monkowarsk Catholic Church] (Monkowarsk, Bromberg, Posen, Preußen, Germany [now Mąkowarsko, Bydgoszcz, Poland]), "Kirchenbuch [Church Book], 1763-1862," Taufen [Births], Heiraten [Marriages], Tote [Deaths] 1834-1862, unnumbered pages, arranged in chronological order, no. 7, Joseph Kobus (indexed as "Robus") and Anna Dryll marriage, 21 October 1851; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/306367 : accessed 15 May 2018); FHL microfilm 528,637, digital folder 7947535, image 143 of 258 (access restricted to within FHL/FHCs only). (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S1076] 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 DC. Widow's Pension Application states "Clt's marriage to soldier" was 1859. (Reliability: 2).