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??? Johann Christian Kolb
(-1774)
Christopher Culp U.E.
(Abt 1747-1833)

 

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Frances ???

Christopher Culp U.E. 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1747
  • Marriage: Frances ??? Abt 1770, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
  • Died: 19 Dec 1833, Clinton Twp, Lincoln Co, Ontario, about age 86

  General Notes:

Note: There is no primary evidence proving Johann Christian Kolb was the father of Christopher Culp (b:abt1747; d:1833).

Germany (maybe???)
abt 1747 - Christopher's birthday is calculated from his tombstone.
1753 - Johann Christophe Kolb arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam via Cowes, England on 29 September 1753. On the ship "Rowland", Captain Arthur Tran commanding. Christopher may have came to America aboard this ship, if this is his father. This is a guess, as I have no proof.

Pennsylvania, United States of America
1774 - Johann Christian Kolb died, Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. This maybe Christopher's father.
1774 - First Tax Record, Strasburg Twp., Lancaster Co., Christopher Culp was residing on 1/2 acre with 1 cow.
1775 - First Methodist congregation in Lancaster Co. was started in the city of Willow Street. Rapho Twp. and Strasburg Twp. are next to Willow Street.
1777 - Christopher Culp was recruited into the militia. He was a private in a company raised in the western end of Strasburg Township. Captain James Brown was commanding and Christopher was in the 5th Class.
1780 - Last Tax Record, Strasburg Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
1781 - First Tax Record, Martic Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
1784 - Last Tax Record, Martic Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
There are no records of Christopher Culp owning land in Lancaster or Martic Townships.

Ontario, Canada
about 1786 - Christopher and family emigrated to Canada.
1791 - As a United Empire Loyalist petitioned for a Crown Land Grant.
1801 - Clinton Twp. records show Christopher acting as "Roadmaster" for the Lakeshore. He was a farmer by trade and his religion was Episcopal Methodist.
1802 - Received Land Grant of 250 acres. He also applied for "family lands" and was granted 400 acres. 50 acres per child.
1817 - Will dated
1833 - Christopher Culp died.
1834 - Will probated January 1.



Christopher married Frances ??? about 1770 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. (Frances ??? was born in 1756, died on 12 Apr 1853 in Clinton Twp, Lincoln Co, Ontario and was buried in Culp Farm, Lot 6, Con 1, Clinton Twp, Lincoln Co, Ontario.)




Sources


1 Gary M. Culp, U.E., Rev. David Culp's Family, (Email: gculpREMOVENOSPAM@freenet.npiec.on.ca
Webpage: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/roots-l/messages/96sep/7086).

2 Gary M. Culp, U.E., Christopher and Francis Culp - ca. 1780, Canadian Culp/Kolb/Kulps, (Email: gculpREMOVENOSPAM@freenet.niagara.com, http://www.genealogy.org/~culp/canadk.htm).

3 Linton E. Love, Group sheets for Johann Christian Kolb and family, (21 Nov 2001).


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