Wells Family - Person Sheet
Wells Family - Person Sheet
NameJoseph Hill Colopy
Birth1 Dec 1834, Jefferson Twp, Knox Co, OH
Census10 Jun 1880, Union Twp, Knox Co, OH
Death27 Oct 1916, Danville, Knox Co, OH
BurialSt Luke Cem, Danville, Knox Co, OH
OccupationFarmer
FatherJacob A. Colopy (1802-1890)
MotherDelilah Sapp (1804-1861)
Misc. Notes
COLOPY, JOSEPH H., farmer, Union township; post office, Gann; was born in Jefferson township, Knox county, in 1837(sic), and married in February, 1871, to Jennie Durbin, and settled on the old homestead. He has one child, Bessie, born August 29, 1873. His business is farming and raising stock.
Joseph H. Collopy was reared on the home farm and there he assisted in the general work in his boyhood as soon as of proper age. He received such education as the country school afforded at that period and here he has always lived and followed agricultural pursuits. He has been twice married, first, on February 17, 1871 to Jennie Durbin, daughter of Bassil and Abigail (Bickingham) Durbin, of Howard township, this county, a prominent pioneer family here. This union resulted in the birth of two children: Rose E., who married Julius Smith, living on the home farm, and a child that died in infancy, unnamed. The death of the wife and mother occurred in January, 1882. The second marriage of the subject was solemnized on February 18, 1885, with Mrs. Eliza Porter, daughter of Oliver and Maretta (Fields) Baker, a highly respected family of Jefferson township; her father is still living, the mother being deceased. One son was born of this second marriage, Joseph L., who has remained single and is living at home and assists in the management of the farm.
Listed near his father as a farmer in the 1880 census, with his (1st) wife, daughter and brother Levi.
Also married (2) Eliza (Baker) PORTER on 17 Feb 1885.
Spouses
Birth15 Feb 1843, Ohio
Death7 Jan 1882, Knox Co, OH
BurialSt Luke Cem, Danville, Knox Co, OH
MarriageFeb 1871, Knox Co, OH
ChildrenRose Elizabeth “Bessie” (1873-1967)
Birth1849, Ohio
Death2 Jul 1929, Knox Co, OH
BurialWorkman Cem, Danville, Knox Co, OH
Marriage17 Feb 1885, Knox Co, OH
ChildrenJoseph Levi (1888-1950)
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