George Washington Cupp

4 February 1835–18 September 1919 (Age 84)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Cupp was born on 4 February 1835, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Phillip Cupp, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsy Messmore, was 50. He married Hannah Baird on 4 September 1859, in Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Swan Creek Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 18 September 1919, in Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Cupp
Hannah Baird
Marriage: 4 September 1859
Willmetta Clara Cupp
Willis Erving Cupp
Rebecca Viola Cupp
Ora Cupp
Lydia A. Cupp

Spouse and Children

4 September 1859
Wood, Ohio, United States


    Willmetta Clara Cupp


    Willis Erving Cupp



    Ora Cupp


    Lydia A. Cupp


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Betsy Messmore




    Charles Cupp


    Susan Cupp


    John Cupp


    Oliver Perry Cupp


    Jackson Cupp


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a variant of Copp .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kopp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Geo W Cup, "United States Census, 1860"
  • G W Cupp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Cupp, "United States Census, 1910"

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