John Frederick Poapst
(1795-1867)
Margaret Wood
(Abt 1799-1858)
Peter Henry Wereley
(1805-1887)
Ester Froom
(1812-1892)
Alexander Poapst
(1829-1910)
Emmeline Wereley
(1834-1915)
James Edson Poapst
(1862-1927)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Susannah Eamon

James Edson Poapst 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 27 Mar 1862, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Canada West (Ontario), Canada
  • Christened: Nov 1893, Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage (1): Mary Susannah Eamon on 29 Aug 1894 in Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Died: 1 Oct 1927, Cornwall Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada at age 65
  • Buried: 1927, Waterdown Cemetery, Lunenburg, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada 5

   Other names for James were Edson Poapst and James Edson Popst.

  Research Notes:

A Poapst family Bible has his name "James Edson Popst." He went by the name "Edson." He probably pronounced his surname "poppst." A handwritten note from 1938 refers to him as "Edson" and spells his sons' last name "Poapst."

  Burial Notes:

Note in family Bible: "Rev Whitmer buried Edson Poapst from Newington."

  Noted events in his life were:

Owned: (probably) Lots 36, 37 & 38 in Concession VIII (147 acres total), 1879, Cornwall Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Canada West (Ontario), Canada. 6 "E. Poapst" on county map published by H. Belden.
To the east was Alex. Poaps (probably his father) then H. Poapst. To the north was H. McEwan. To the south was Alex. Poapst then Jos. McEwan.

Inherited: his father's house in the 8th concession, 1910, Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

Bought: property adjoining his own, 8th concession, Abt 1923, Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.


James married Mary Susannah Eamon on 29 Aug 1894 in Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. (Mary Susannah Eamon was born on 12 Feb 1872 in <Osnabruck Twp or Cornwall Twp>, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada and died on 24 Aug 1952 in Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.)


  Marriage Notes:

David L. Muir has maarriage in Wales, Ontario.

Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3047155&id=I582504802 (Rosemary Benson).

2 Benson, Rosemary, Our Combined Families (Online family tree hosted by Ancestry.com.), http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I530990037.

3 Johan Adam Papst U.E., Descendants and Ancestors, http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll?c=Content&htx=List&siteid=54C*CM&contentclass=PICT&categoryid=250. Poapst Family Bible.

4 Correspondence, Wayne Poapst e-mail messages.

5 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 172786403.

6 Website:, http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/countyatlas/showrecord.php?PersonID=36266.


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