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Jacob KOBUS[1]

Male 1864 - 1943  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob KOBUS  [2
    Born 23 May 1864  , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Married/Alternate Name James Kobus  [5
    Baptism 29 May 1864  St.Mauritius German Catholic Church, Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptism Records for COBUS/KOBUS Children of Joseph Kobus
    Baptism Records for COBUS/KOBUS Children of Joseph Kobus
    Birth May 1865  , , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation locksmith  [2
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 5y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "Joseph Coppus" and was 5 years old at the time of this census. Pennsylvania 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  [8
    Age: 16y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Joseph Cobus [sic] and was 16 years old at the time of this census. Pennsylvania was his reported birthplace, and Prussia was the reported birthplace of both 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  [9
    Age: 16y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Joseph Kobus and was 16 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace, and Bromberg was the reported birthplace of both 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
    Residence 21 Dec 1888  3001 Farrel Street (6th Ward), Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Age: 35y 
    • He was recorded as being the head of household, and was 35 years old at the time of this census. His birthdate was recorded as May 1865, and had been married for 13 years. Pennsylvania was his reported birthplace, and Poland Germany was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KULT, Leonard Jr]
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [KULT, Leonard Jr]
    Occupation 1910  [12
    farmer 
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 44y 
    • He was recorded as being the head of household, and was 44 years old at the time of this census and was a widower. Pennsylvania was his reported birthplace, and Germany was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [HOCHSCHULTZ, August & KUCHARSKI, Mike]
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Bolo [HOCHSCHULTZ, August & KUCHARSKI, Mike]
    Occupation 1920  [14
    grocery store clerk 
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Age: 52y 
    • He was recorded as being the head of household, and was 52 years old at the time of this census and was a widower. His occupation was a clerk in a grocery store. Pennsylvania was his reported birthplace, and Poland was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother, who both spoke Polish.
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Nashville [KOBUS, Jacob]
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Nashville [KOBUS, Jacob]
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    Died 5 Apr 1943  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Age: 78y 11m 
    Cause: chronic bronchitis for 7 months with myocardial insufficienty for 2 years 
    Death Certificate of KOBUS, Jacob
    Death Certificate of KOBUS, Jacob
    Church Death Record for SCHULTZ, August and KOBUS, Jacob
    Church Death Record for SCHULTZ, August and KOBUS, Jacob
    Buried 8 Apr 1943  St. Ann Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    • geolocation of gravestone: 38.342478, -89.365015
    Gravestone for KOBUS, Jacob
    Gravestone for KOBUS, Jacob
    Transcription:
    JACOB KOBUS
    MAY 23, 1864
    APR. 5, 1943
    FATHER
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 26 March 2010
    Person ID I5484  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2018 

    Father Joseph KOBUS,   b. 23 Mar 1818, , Koryta, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1883, , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother 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  [18
    Family ID F2016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie HENRY\KENRY,   b. Jan 1869, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1908, , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1886  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
    • Mary Kult [I3950] was a witness to this marriage
    Marriage Register of KOBUS, Jacob and HENRY, Minnie
    Marriage Register of KOBUS, Jacob and HENRY, Minnie
    Children 
     1. Mike KOBUS,   b. 21 Dec 1888, 3001 Farrel Street (6th Ward), Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1971, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary KOBUS,   b. 20 Mar 1891, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1974  (Age 83 years)
    +3. William Carl KOBUS,   b. 4 Aug 1893, , Bolo Twp., Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1980  (Age 87 years)
     4. Eva KOBUS,   b. 14 Feb 1896, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1978  (Age 82 years)
     5. Bertha KOBUS,   b. 19 Jul 1898, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rosa Anna KOBUS,   b. 30 Apr 1903, , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Clara KOBUS,   b. 4 Sep 1904, , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1915, , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1864 - , Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 29 May 1864 - St.Mauritius German Catholic Church, Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - May 1865 - , , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 5y - 1 Jun 1870 - , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 16y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 16y - 1 Jun 1880 - , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1886 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Dec 1888 - 3001 Farrel Street (6th Ward), Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 35y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 44y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Bolo, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 52y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 78y 11m - 5 Apr 1943 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Apr 1943 - St. Ann Cemetery, Nashville, 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=I5484&tree=1: accessed 18 September 2018), "Jacob KOBUS".

  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] "Mrs. Eva Kuharski [sic]," obituary, Nashville Journal (Nashville, Illinois), 24 March 1921, p. unknown, (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S885] Washington County, Illinois, death certificate no. 17457 (stamped), Jacob Kobus, issued 5 Apr 1943; ISA microfilm 1066, item 5 (Deaths 1943 Adams - Woodford (excluding Chicago) Certs #15653-17748), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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., baptismal record from St. Mauritius German Catholic Church for Kobus children, entry for "James," 29 May 1864. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S885] Washington County, Illinois, death certificate no. 17457 (stamped), Jacob Kobus, issued 5 Apr 1943; ISA microfilm 1066, item 5 (Deaths 1943 Adams - Woodford (excluding Chicago) Certs #15653-17748), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, Place of birth was recorded as "Cumberland County", but was actually "Northumberland County" in Pennsylvania.. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [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., baptismal record from St. Mauritius German Catholic Church for Kobus children, entry for "James", 29 May 1864. (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S718] 1900 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo township, enumeration district (ED) 132, sheet 1-B, dwelling 17, family 17, Mike Kucharski household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 349, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [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).

    8. [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).

    9. [S928] 1880 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, DuBois Precinct, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 29 (penned), p. 433A (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).

    10. [S925] Cook County, Illinois, "Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922", database with images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html: accessed 30 August 2009), entry for birth certificate 1031 (written), Mike Kobus, 21 December 1888. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S922] 1900 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo township, enumeration district (ED) 132, sheet 1-B, dwelling 16, family 16, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 349, (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S923] 1910 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo Township, p. 119 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 166, sheet 3-B, dwelling 58, family 55, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 328, (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S923] 1910 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo Township, p. 119 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 166, sheet 3-B, dwelling 58, family 55, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 328, (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S924] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, City of Nashville, p. 211 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 225, sheet 5-A, Mill Street, dwelling 113, family 113, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412, (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S924] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, City of Nashville, p. 211 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 225, sheet 5-A, Mill Street, dwelling 113, family 113, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412, (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S885] Washington County, Illinois, death certificate no. 17457 (stamped), Jacob Kobus, issued 5 Apr 1943; ISA microfilm 1066, item 5 (Deaths 1943 Adams - Woodford (excluding Chicago) Certs #15653-17748), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S945] Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, "Catholic Parish Records 1729-1956", Washington County, Nashville, St. Ann, "1904-1948 Marriages, Deaths, First Communion," Image 13 (of 21), page 17 (stamped), entry for Jacob Kobus; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 18 Mar 2010). (Reliability: 3).

    18. [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).

    19. [S1042] Washington County, Illinois, "Marriage Register", Book D, p. 115, no. 114 (12 Sept 1886); Kobus-Henry; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois, (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S922] 1900 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Bolo township, enumeration district (ED) 132, sheet 1-B, dwelling 16, family 16, Jacob Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 August 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 349, (Reliability: 2).