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Researching the Kult & Lawhorn and Case & Collier Families

Joseph KOBUS

Male 1818 - 1883  (65 years)



  • 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. [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).

    6. [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).

    7. [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.

    8. [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).

    9. [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).

    10. [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).

    11. [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).

    12. [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).

    13. [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).

    14. [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).

    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).