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Margaret KOBUS[1]

Female 1868 - 1958  (89 years)



  • Name Margaret KOBUS 
    Nickname Maggie Kobus 
    Born 6 Jul 1868  , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 10 Jul 1870  St. Mary's Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church, Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Baptism of KOBUS, Margaret
    Baptism of KOBUS, Margaret
    1880 US Census 1 Jun 1880  , Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 9y 
    • She was recorded as the daughter of Joseph Cobus [sic] and was 9 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was her reported birthplace, and Prussia was the reported birthplace of both her 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  [7
    Age: 10y 
    • She was recorded as the daughter of Joseph Kobus and was 10 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was her reported birthplace, and Bromberg was the reported birthplace of both her 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
    Married/Alternate Name Margaret Povolish 
    Died 13 Mar 1958  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 89y 
    Buried 15 Mar 1958  St. Ann Catholic Church and Altar Sodality, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary 19 Mar 1958  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mrs Maggie Povolish Dies at Her Home In NashvilleFuneral services were held Saturday morning in St. Ann's Catholic church in Nashville for Mrs Maggie Polovish, 89, widow of Frank Povolish, Sr., who died at her home on East Alton Street Thursday at 1:30 a.m. She had been ill for about a month.Father John O'Keefe officiated and internment was in St Ann's Cemetery. J.D. Mann was in charge.She was the daughter of Joseph Korbus and Mary McClosky and was born July 6, 1868, at Chester.She was married to Frank Povolish and they lived on a farm near Beaucoup, moving to Nashville about 35 years ago. Her husband died in 1954.Survivors include two sons and two daughters, Frank Povolish, Beaucoup, Jake Povolish, Mrs Theodore Grzegorek and Mrs John Belinski, all of here; a sister Mrs Rose Letza, Nashville; 20 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and a great-great grandson.Casket bearers were Joseph and William Belinski, Jr., Teddy Grdegorek, Alvin, Frank and Edwin Povolish.
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    Person ID I5520  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2019 

    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  [8
    Family ID F2016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank POVOLISH, Sr.,   b. 1861, , , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frank POVOLISH,   b. 1891, Beaucoup Cemetery, Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mamie POVOLISH,   b. Jul 1891, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anna POVOLISH,   b. Aug 1893, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph POVOLISH,   b. 1896, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jacob POVOLISH,   b. 1903, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F2124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5520&tree=1: accessed 17 November 2019), "Margaret KOBUS."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S1205] "Mrs. Eva Kuharski [sic]," obituary, Nashville Journal (Nashville, Illinois), 24 March 1921, p. unknown, (Reliability: 2).

    2. [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: 2).

    3. [S1159] "Mrs. Maggie Povolish Dies at her Home in Nashville," obituary, Nashville Journal (Illinois), 19 Mar 1958, p. 1, pg. 1. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S947] "Illinois, Randolph County, Chester, St. Mary Parish, church records, 1848-2006," Randolph > Chester > St. Mary > 1948-1971 Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, page 112 (penned), no. 28, baptism of "Magdelenam Cober"; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1447961 : accessed 22 March 2010). citing FHL DGS 4137857. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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); copy of baptismal record for Magdelen Cobus, 10 July 1870; 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).

    6. [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).

    7. [S927] 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).

    8. [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).