Johan Adam Papst (U.E.L.)
(Abt 1732-Between 1803/1807)
Eva Marie Ham
(Abt 1736-)
Peter Wereley (U.E.L.)
(1753-After 1789)
Maria Schmitt
Daniel Frederick Papst
(1768-1848)
Mary Werely
(1776-1858)

John Frederick Poapst
(1795-1867)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Wood

John Frederick Poapst 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 8 Nov 1795, Northfield Station, Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada
  • Christened: 25 Dec 1795 6
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Wood on 14 Jan 1819 in Osnabruck Twp, Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada
  • Died: 2 Oct 1867, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada at age 71 7 8
  • Buried: Poapst Homestead (Willis United Cemetery), Lunenburg, Osnabruck (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada 9

   Other names for John were John Frederick Papst, Johannes Frederick Poapst and John T. Poapst.

  Research Notes:

Source: Family records of Lorna (Wallace) Johnson. Lorna Wallace family tree has only "John Poapst, Canada?"

Although some sources show middle initial as T, it's pretty certain that his middle name was Frederick (F. is on the gravestone).


  Birth Notes:

Rosemary Benson has born in Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario. A Poapst family Bible has Nov. 9th, 1795 but also has the surname as "Popps."

  Christening Notes:

Godparents at baptism were Johannes Pabst and Maria Feverle.

  Death Notes:

Photo of gravestone at http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll/c/content/f/viewproperty/siteid/54C*CM/contentclass/PICT/contentid/ZZZZZXX8/propertyname/Original/~/John_F._Poapst_and_Margaret_headstone.jpg reads:
John F. Poapst
died Oct 2, 1887
E 72 years
Margaret
wife of
John F. Poapst
died
Apr. 18 1858
E 59 years

  Burial Notes:

Gravestone reads:
Mary Poapst - d. Jan. 17, 1849 - AE 22 yrs. - daughter of John F. & Margaret Poapst
Curtis Poapst - b. July 21, 1843 - d. Feb. 28, 1885
John F. Poapst - died Oct 2, 1887 - AE 72 yrs
his wife
Margaret - died April 18, 1853 - AE 59 yrs

The stone was originally in the back of the Poapst family homestead, where the bodies remain. The stone was brought to Willis United Cemetery at some time before April 2002.

  Noted events in his life were:

Enlisted or Promoted: Ensign in the Stormont 1st Regiment of the militia, 1 Feb 1838, Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada. 10

Census: Canada, 1851, Cornwall Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Canada West (Ontario), Canada. 11 John Popst, Male, 56, est. birth year 1795, born Canada.

Census: Canada, 1861, Cornwall Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Canada West (Ontario), Canada. John Poapst, Male, 66, Widowed, Religion Universalist, birthplace Upper Canada

Religion: Universalist, 1861.

Probate (?): by his devise Ephraim Poapst, 8 Oct 1867.


John married Margaret Wood, daughter of Lt. Col. Roger Wood (U.E.L.) and Margaret Drew, on 14 Jan 1819 in Osnabruck Twp, Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada. (Margaret Wood was born about 1799 in <Gananoque, Leeds (Leeds and Grenville)>, Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada, died on 18 Apr 1858 in Osnabruck Centre, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Canada West (Ontario), Canada 12 and was buried in Poapst Homestead (Willis United Cemetery), Lunenburg, Osnabruck (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada 9.)


  Marriage Notes:

Another source has married in 1828.

Sources


1 Johnson, DeWayne B. and Lorna Wallace Johnson, Johnson/Wallace Family Tree.

2 Website - Genealogy, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I530974275 (Rosemary Benson).

3 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poaps/FamilyTree.htm.

4 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I530974275 (Rosemary Benson).

5 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3047155&id=I582489034 (Rosemary Benson).

6 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, Email from George Cloakey 21 Dec 2009.

7 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poaps/Notices.htm.

8 Website - Genealogy, http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll/c/content/f/viewproperty/siteid/54C*CM/contentclass/PICT/contentid/ZZZZZXX8/propertyname/Original/~/John_F._Poapst_and_Margaret_headstone.jpg.

9 Website:, http://www3.bell.net/gaylesen/cemeteries1.html Transcription of gravestones at Willis United Cemetery.

10 Pringle, J. F, Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District: Its Settlement and Early Progress (Cornwall, Ontario: Standard Printing House, 1890.), p. 275.

11 http://www.familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/MWW4-WGG/p_167330482.

12 <Poaps, Richard A. "Sam">, Papst and Smiley Family History (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poaps/FamilyTree.htm), http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poaps/Notices.htm.


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