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John L. KOBUS

John L. KOBUS

Male 1848 - 1907  (59 years)

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  • Name John L. KOBUS  [1
    Born 17 Mar 1848  , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 19y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "Joseph Coppus" and was 19 years old at the time of this census. "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]
    Land Purchase 21 Jul 1873  , , Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 240 acres, T6S, R7W, S11, NENW, SWNE, SENW, W2SE, NESW for $4800
    Deed of Land Purchased by KULT, Leonard and KOBUS, John
    Deed of Land Purchased by KULT, Leonard and KOBUS, John
    Map of Randolph County, Illinois
    Map of Randolph County, Illinois
    Move Between Nov 1875 and Jul 1878  , , Lee County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Leonard and John L. Kobus bought land together in Randolph County in July 1873. In November 1875, John married Frances in Randolph County. This is the last record I have for either one of them until Leonard's son Len Jr. and John's first son Jacob was born both in July 1878 in Burlington, Iowa. Both babies were christened in Burlington. So they moved from Randolph County to Burlington Iowa sometime between Nov. 1875 and July 1878.
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Union Twp., Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 30y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 30 years old at the time of this census. Germany was his reported birthplace, as well as that of both his father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Iowa, Des Moines County, Union Township [KOBUS, John]
    1880 U.S. census, Iowa, Des Moines County, Union Township [KOBUS, John]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 27y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Joseph Kobus and was 27 years old at the time of this census. Bromberg was his reported birthplace, as well as that of both his father and mother. NOTE: John was in Union Twp., Iowa at this time; it is likely that the parents noted ALL of their children, whether they were living with them in Illinois or not.
    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 Between 1881 and 1882  119 S. Fifteenth, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1883  112 E. Darwin, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence Between 1884 and 1885  1901 S Main, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1905  100 Cleveland St., Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Members of household reported were:
      Rosana Kobus
      Ida Kobus
      William Kobus
      Frances Kobus
      John L. Kobus
    1905 Iowa State census, Des Moines County, Burlington [KOBUS, John]
    1905 Iowa State census, Des Moines County, Burlington [KOBUS, John]
    Died 12 Dec 1907  , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Acute Endocarditis 
    Obituary 13 Dec 1907  , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Hawkeye, Dec 13, 1907
      DEATH CAME SUDDENLY
      John Kobus Passed Away Some Time Thursday Morning
      Worked as Usual on Wednesday- Retired in Usual Health-
      Was Dead, When Wife Called Him.
      An unusually large number of sudden deaths have been recorded here during the past few months. Without the slightest warning the silent messenger would bring the final summons. The latest case of this kind was that of John Kobus, the faithful engineer at the Sickels Laundry. He was busy at his post on Wednesday, retired apparently in his usual health and when his wife called him for breakfast and he did not respond, it was discovered that he had been dead for some time. The cause of death was heart trouble. John Kobus was a native of Germany, fifty-nine years of age, and had long been a resident of this city. He lived a long time on Sixth and South Streets and had lately removed to Seventh and Wightman Streets. He was a good honest, faithful man, who was well liked by his employers as by all who knew him. He is survivied by the widow, four daughters, and one son. The announcement of the funeral will be made later.
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    Buried 13 Dec 1907  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gravestone for KOBUS, John, Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa
    Gravestone for KOBUS, John, Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa
    SOURCE: Jeanne and Dean Kobus
    Person ID I5522  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Kult Branch
    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 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, Flatow, Westpreußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Marriage Record for KOBUS, Joseph and SCHEFS, Marianna
    Family ID F1920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances MARCZINKOWSKY,   b. 26 Oct 1853, , Enusicht?, Pollen?, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1928, 4914 Crystal St. Ward 37, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1875  St. Mary's Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church, Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Church Marriage Register of John KOBUS and Frances MARCZANIKOWSKI
    Church Marriage Register of John KOBUS and Frances MARCZANIKOWSKI
    Marriage Record for KOPUS, John and ROSKI, Frances M.
    Marriage Record for KOPUS, John and ROSKI, Frances M.
    Children 
     1. Jacob KOBUS,   b. 20 Jul 1878, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Martha Elisabeth KOBUS,   b. 3 Aug 1880, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1939, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Anna Maria KOBUS,   b. 13 Nov 1883, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1957, , Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. John William KOBUS, Jr.,   b. 10 May 1885, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1887, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +5. William KOBUS,   b. 30 Sep 1887, 114 Darwin Street Prospect Hill, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1960, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Edward KOBUS,   b. 22 Apr 1889, 114 Darwin Street Prospect Hill, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1892, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +7. Ida KOBUS,   b. 25 May 1892, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1975, , Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +8. Rosana Rose KOBUS,   b. 17 Jan 1894, , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1974, , Key Biscayne, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
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    Family of KOBUS, John L
    Family of KOBUS, John L
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F1979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1848 - , Wiskitno, Wierzchucin (Königlich), Posen, Preußen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 19y - 1 Jun 1870 - , T7 R6W, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 21 Jul 1873 - , , Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1875 - St. Mary's Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church, Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 30y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Union Twp., Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 27y - 1 Jun 1880 - , DuBois, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1905 - 100 Cleveland St., Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Acute Endocarditis - 12 Dec 1907 - , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 13 Dec 1907 - , Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Dec 1907 - Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Family of KOBUS, John L
    Family of KOBUS, John L
    KOBUS, John
    KOBUS, John

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5522&tree=1: accessed 20 June 2018), "John L. KOBUS"

  • Sources 
    1. [S946] Jeanne & Dean Kobus, Descendants of John L. Kobus, compiled 18 Mar 2010; supplied by Jeanne Kobus, San Antonio, Texas, 2010.

    2. [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.

    3. [S956] 1880 U.S. census, Des Moines County, Iowa, population schedule, Union Township, enumeration district (ED) 119, p. 21 (penned), p. 348A (stamped), dwelling 163, family 166, John Kobus household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 March 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 337.

    4. [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.

    5. [S967] Randolph County, Illinois, Deed Book 9:518, Daniel & Kate Cullen to Leonard Kult and John Kubus, deed, 21 July 1873; County Clerk's Office, Chester.

    6. [S1135] "Directory of the City of Burlington and Des Moines County, Iowa," (Burlington, IA : Northwestern Publishing Co., 1881-1885), v. 1881-1882, p. 96.

    7. [S1135] "Directory of the City of Burlington and Des Moines County, Iowa," (Burlington, IA : Northwestern Publishing Co., 1881-1885), v. 1883, p. 106.

    8. [S1135] "Directory of the City of Burlington and Des Moines County, Iowa," (Burlington, IA : Northwestern Publishing Co., 1881-1885), v. 1884-1885, p. 145.

    9. [S1032] 1905 Iowa State census, Des Moines County, Burlington, lines 371-375, John Kobus household; digital image 366 of 429, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 8 March 2010); citing Iowa State Census collection, roll IA_84.

    10. [S1248] Kościół rzymsko-katolicki [Roman Catholic Church], Parafia Wałdowo (Sępólno Krajeńskie), Księgi metrykalne [metric books], 1610-1890, Akta małżeństw (Marriage records) 1842-1878, [restricted access to Family History Centers only], pp. 3-4, marriage record for Josephus Kobus de Gm. Łąck and Maryanna Schefs de Waldowko (30 Trigesima Maji 1842); FHL microfilm 462,780, item 5, DGS 4128751, image 265 of 687; digital images, FamilySearch (Familysearch.org: accessed 29 October 2017).

    11. [S945] Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, "Catholic Parish Records 1729-1956", Randolph County, Chester, St. Mary, "1874-1913 Marriages," Image 7 (of 54), page 8 (penned), entry for John "Kopus" and Frances "Marzinkowsky"; digital image, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 18 Mar 2010).

    12. [S965] Randolph County, Illinois, Marriages 1873-1876, No. 221A (22 Nov 1875), Kopus-Marczanikowski; Randolph County Clerk's Office, Chester, Illinois.