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August Christian "Aug" Schwope
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1843, Germany
Death: Jun. 16, 1924
Wathena
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA

August was born in Nikolene, Schlesin, Prussia (Germany),the son of John "George" and Johanna Schwope. In the 1870 and 1880 censuses, August and Julia are neighbors to George and Johanna Schwope. Both his parents likely passed away before 1885.

His siblings were:
Gottfried Edward Schwope (18321905)
John Charles Schwope (1834-1909)
Caroline Schwope Roerchen (18371863)
Johanna F. Schwope Christel (18491916)

August came to American in June 1860 from Germany to New York aboard the ship, Hammona, and settled near Wathena (Washington Township), Kansas. He applied for naturalization in 1906 in Troy, Kansas.

He was a Corporal in Co. G 8th Kansas Infantry Regiment. After only a year in the US, he enlisted in 1861 and served for 7 years and 2 months.

In 1868, he married Julia (Kershstein) Kunsch(sp?), who had a daughter named Anna (Kunsch) Wolf (1865-1934).

Their children were:
Adolph Lewis Schwope (18681940)
Paul R Schwope (18701901)
William August Schwope (18711951)
Oscar Charles Schwope (18731945)
Ida Amelia Schwope (18751955)
Bertha Henrietta Schwope Fuhrman(18761967)
Augusta J Schwope Stanton (18791949)
Minnie T Schwope Dubach (18811971)

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Julia Kershstein Schwope (1842 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Adolph Lewis Schwope (1868 - 1940)*
  Paul Richard Schwope (1870 - 1901)*
  William August Schwope (1871 - 1951)*
  Oscar Charles Schwope (1873 - 1945)*
  Ida Amelia Schwope (1875 - 1955)*
  Bertha Henrietta Schwope Fuhrman (1877 - 1967)*
  Augusta J Schwope Stanton (1879 - 1949)*
  Minnie T Schwope Dubach (1881 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Section 8 (first road to right upon entering and section 8 is to the left atop the hill)
 
Burial:
Bellemont Cemetery
Wathena
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 8
 
Created by: Shani Miller
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
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August Christian Aug Schwope
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August Christian Aug Schwope
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August Christian Aug Schwope
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From your great great great granddaughter,
- Shani Miller
 Added: Mar. 6, 2012
 
 
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