Stephen Pope

Families researching: Gross, Harrigan, Patterson, Pope, Probert, Welch

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Stephen Pope Harry H. Pope Was My Great Uncle.Son of James E.Pope And Ellen S. Mansfield.Born- April 1857.He Was One of Four Children.His Siblings Were 1.George W. Born -Oct 1853 Pennsylvania 2.Florence Born- Apr 1855 Pennsylvania 3. Andrew J.Born 1859 Pennsylvania Henry(His Given Birth Name)Was A Cooper By Trade.He Lived in South Philadelphia,Pennsylvania Most of His Life.He Married Mary E.Halley -Year 1880- in Pennsylvania.Together They Produced Seven Children.Only Three Survived To Adulthood: Margaret Harry John Mary Died of Heart Failure -1897-Their Youngest Daughter,Florence, Died That Same Year At Age Six Years Old. After The Death of Harry's Wife And Daughter,He and The Three Remaining Children Lived With His Sister-In-Law, Margaret,Whom Had Lost Her Husband A Few Years Earlier. Harry and His Three Children Remained With Margaret Until 1907,When Harry Married Emma Purnell,A Widow With Two Adult Sons.This Union Remained Until Harry's Death-1935- The Headstone Reads: Harvey Pope.
Apr 22, 2010 · posted to the surname Pope
Stephen Pope My Grandmother,Florence May Welch,Was Born on April 30th 1897.She Was The Youngest Of Three Children Born To Benjamin and Estella (Blatchford) Welch. She Was Reared in A Christian Science Upbringing. Her Mother Was A Devout Member of The Religious Teachings Founded by Mary Baker Eddy.Florence Was A Loving and Vivacious Child,Always Cheerful and Befriending.When Florence Was 15 Years of Age She Met and Fell in Love With Robert W. Probert.Her Parents Were Not At All Contented With The Situation, Since Robert Was 5 Years Older Than Her! Despite Her Folks Protests of Her Relationship With Someone Older,She Married Robert in The Year 1913.They Took An Apartment in Revere,Massachusetts,When in 1914,The Couple Had Their First Child,Robert W.Probert,jr.Robert and Florence Were So Happy,Needless to Say.Three Years Later,Robert and Florence Had Their Second Child, This Time a Daughter,Marian E. Probert,Born on March 1st,1917 in Lynn,Massachusetts. Things Seemed to be Working Out Well For The Couple Until Mid Spring of 1918 When Marital Difficulties Started to Develop and The Couple Divorced in June,1918.Florence,Now 21 Years Old and Facing Single Mother Issues,Felt it Best To Have The Children Placed With Relatives Until She Could Manage Her Affairs.Robert and Marian Stayed With Relatives in Maine Awhile.Even Though Robert jr. and Marian Were To Be Seperated by Numerous Family Custodial Care,They Would Remain Close in Contact Even as The Years Passed.Robert and Florence Went on to Marry Again. Florence ,in Her Second Marriage,Had 7 Children, Two Sons and Five Daughters.Two of Which,Died in Infancy,Twins.Florence Died in Danvers,Massachusetts,on July 11,1972 At The Age of 75 Years.
Apr 25, 2010 · posted to the surname Probert
Stephen Pope Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 22:31:39 -0700 (PDT) From: "sralph pope" Add to Address Book Add Mobile Alert My Uncle, Ralph Pope,Was A World War 1 Veteran,Having Enlisted On February 8th,1918 in The United States Army.He was Stationed in France at The Time of His Battle With German Hostility.Many of His Army Buddies Were Either Badly Wounded or Killed in The conflict and He Had Become A victim of Poisonous Gases Used By The German Opposition To Subdue The Enemy.At One Point,He Had To Lay Still in Order To Make The German Soldiers Believe That He Was Among The Dead Scattered All Around Him.This Was A Most Frightening Experience.On November 6th,Nine Months Into His Service,He was Transported to A Hospital in Terre Haute,France.His Condition Was Critical and He Underwent Surgery to Have A Lung Removed and Bullet Fragments From His Back.He Remained in Serious Condition for The Next Several Months.Back in The United States,His Family Received Notice That Ralph Was Among The Missing In Action Category and They Had Feared The Worst.It Was Not Until An Army Buddy Of His Had Returned Home and Told Ralph's Family That He Had Indeed Survived and Was Recovering From His Ordeal in the France Hospital.Needless to Say,The Family of Ralph S. Pope Were Ecstatic and Grateful to Know That They Would Be Seeing Him Again in Their Contemplation of His Returning Home.Although This Was A Very Fortunate Outcome For Ralph and His Family,A Not So Fortunate Event Occured In Ralph's Intimate Life with His Wife of Less Than Two Years.When His Spouse, Eva, Had Heard of Ralph's Status of M.I.A. She Had Become Despondant and Started Dating Another Man,Fearing That The Worst Had Happened To Ralph! When Ralph Eventually Had Returned Home He Had Discovered That His Wife Was Pregnant With The Other Man's Child.Despite of Ralph's Shock and Disappointment,He was Able to Forgive Eva, Considering the Exceptional Circumstances, and Both Agreed Upon An Anullment,Releasing Eva to Wed The Father of Her Child! Ralph was Never Again to Remarry But Went On to Become A Professional Motion Picture Theatre Set up Man And Electrician for Warner Brothers Production Company.Ralph Died in 1964 at the Age of 69 years. S.R.POPE
Mar 18, 2007 · posted to the surname Pope
Stephen Pope Robert Buffum Served in The Civil War From Sep 1861 Thru 1864.He Served in Company H,21 Ohio Infantry.Was Among The Men Who Participated in The Mitchell Raid.Became a Prisoner at The Old Fulton County Jail along with Five Other Men From The Winter of 1862 Until March 17,!863 When Release Occurred.Robert Buffum,Along with The Five Other Soldiers,Were Then Sent To Washington,D.C. To Be Interviewed By The Secretary of War,Edwin M. Stanton,Of Whom,Presented Them With The New Authorized MEDAL of HONOR and $100.00 Dollars Each.They Were Also Granted Furloughs to Visit Their Families At Home.Robert Buffum Had His Wife,Sarah "Elizabeth" (Burchstead) Buffum and Two Children,Nellie and Annie,Awaiting Him. Robert Buffum Was Promoted to 2nd Lieut. and Resigned in May of 1864.After The Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln,Robert Buffum's Mental and Physical Health Began to Suffer.He Became a Problem Drinker and Had Developed Mental Problems.In a State Mental Hospital of Auburn, New York, on The 20th of July,1871,Robert Buffum Died.
Nov 09, 2006 · posted to the surname Buffum
Stephen Pope James Burchstead,Son of Job and Hannah Burchstead.Native of Salem,Essex County,Massachusetts.Buddy Of Robert Buffum... Enlisted Together on 7 Sept.1861. Served in Same Regiment...21 Ohio Infantry,Company H Union....Rank: PVT. Robert Buffum Was Married to James Burchstead's Sister...Sarah Elizabeth Burchstead in 1858,Salem Massachusetts.James Served his Country Until The 20th of September,1863 ,When He Was Killed At Chickamauga.
Nov 04, 2006 · posted to the surname Burchstead
Stephen Pope The following is a small biography of The Burchstead Family originating from Beverly,Essex County,Massachusetts.This Burchstead Lineage begins with Henry&Esther Burchstead.Henry Burchstead married Esther Smith in 1782.Their first born child was Henry,born on 29 of March,1784.Other children followed.....Benjamin 1791-Allen 1792-George 1796- Hewitt 1798- Sally 1800- Job 1802. This latter son,Job,is of my ancestral descendancy and is where I would basically continue with this history...Job married Hannah Beesom on 13 December,1829.This union created Eight Children.David,the first born child,was born in 1830 of Salem,Essex county,Massachusetts.He only lived until the age of seven years,when in 1837,he died.Seven more children were to be born to Job& Hannah Burchstead. Joseph,born 1832...James,born 1834,Sarah,born 1836,Susan,Born 1839,Ellen,Born 1841,David W.,Born 1843, Lucy,Born 1846.
May 01, 2006 · posted to the surname Burchstead
Stephen Pope Great grandpa George was born on the 5th of october 1853.Pennsylvania was his native state.He fought in the frontier wars from 1872 thru 1877 and reenlisted from 1878 thru 1883..He married great grandma Nellie in 1884.They had three children but only two survived to adulthood.They moved to Massachusetts in 1889 with their small son Howard,born in 1886.Grandpa George was a roofer and house painter.Their second son,Ralph was born in Massachusetts on December 27,1894.Great grandpa George and his Immediate family remained in Massachusetts for the rest of their lives.
Dec 21, 2003 · posted to the surname Pope
Stephen Pope Nellie F. Buffum, Daughter of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient,Robert Buffum and Sarah Elizabeth Burchstead Was the Second Child of Four Girls.1.Elizabeth S.Buffum (b) January 2,1857 Kentucky.3.Annie L. Buffum (b) January 27,1862 Massachusetts.4.Carrie T. Buffum (b) December 3, 1865. After Robert Buffum's Discharge From the Army in 1864,the Family Moved to Massachusetts,the Native State of Both Robert and Sarah.Robert Had Become Mentally Unstable From Alcohol Abuse and Was Committed to Worcester State Hospital From 1867 to 1870. Sarah Had also Suffered From Her Husband's Behavior and Had the Children Placed at 'The Boston Childrens'Friend Society' From 1867 until 1871,When She Married Nahum Harden on June 16,Taking the Children to Their New Home at Abington,Massachusetts.Nahum Harden Died at Abington in 1879,Preceeded in Death by Sarah.Nellie F. Buffum,Along with Her Sisters,Resided at Their Maternal Grandparents Home,The Burchsteads' at Salem Massachusetts Until They Reached Legal Age.Nellie Married George W. Pope on January 6,1884,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania USA. This Union Produced Three Children 1. George B. Pope (b)March 15 1885. 2.Howard M.Pope (b) August 2, 1886. 3.Ralph S. Pope (b) December 27,1894 at Massachusetts. The Couple's First Two Children Were Born At Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Nellie,at the Age of 57 Years Suffered From Psychosis and Was Committed to the State Hospital at Foxbourough,Massachusetts.Nellie Died on October 21,1935 at the Age of 75 Years. Remains Buried at Rockhill Cemetery,Foxborough,Massachusetts.
Jan 05, 2012 · posted to the surname Buffum
Stephen Pope Nellie F. Buffum, Daughter of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient,Robert Buffum and Sarah Elizabeth Burchstead Was the Second Child of Four Girls.1.Elizabeth S.Buffum (b) January 2,1857 Kentucky.3.Annie L. Buffum (b) January 27,1862 Massachusetts.4.Carrie T. Buffum (b) December 3, 1865. After Robert Buffum's Discharge From the Army in 1864,the Family Moved to Massachusetts,the Native State of Both Robert and Sarah.Robert Had Become Mentally Unstable From Alcohol Abuse and Was Committed to Worcester State Hospital From 1867 to 1870. Sarah Had also Suffered From Her Husband's Behavior and Had the Children Placed at 'The Boston Childrens'Friend Society' From 1867 until 1871,When She Married Nahum Harden on June 16,Taking the Children to Their New Home at Abington,Massachusetts.Nahum Harden Died at Abington in 1879,Preceeded in Death by Sarah.Nellie F. Buffum,Along with Her Sisters,Resided at Their Maternal Grandparents Home,The Burchsteads' at Salem Massachusetts Until They Reached Legal Age.Nellie Married George W. Pope on January 6,1884,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania USA. This Union Produced Three Children 1. George B. Pope (b)March 15 1885. 2.Howard M.Pope (b) August 2, 1886. 3.Ralph S. Pope (b) December 27,1894 at Massachusetts. The Couple's First Two Children Were Born At Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Nellie,at the Age of 57 Years Suffered From Psychosis and Was Committed to the State Hospital at Foxbourough,Massachusetts.Nellie Died on October 21,1935 at the Age of 75 Years. Remains Buried at Rockhill Cemetery,Foxborough,Massachusetts.
Jan 05, 2012 · posted to the surname Buffum
Stephen Pope I Believe That This John Haynes Is Related To Charles H. Haynes,Of Whom,Was Married To My Great Aunt Florence (Pope) The Daughter Of Ellen Pope! Please Contact Me If Interested!
Aug 10, 2009 · posted to the photo John Haynes