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Was a member of the IN legislature from Whitley Co.
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Name: Abraham CUPPY
Given Name: Abraham
Birth: May 25, 1810 in Clermont County, OH
Death: Jan. 15, 1847 in died Indianapolis, IN; buried South Whitley, IN
Auditor, Clerk and Recorder of Whitley County, IN. Died while serving in State Senate. Democrat. Member of Masonic lodge. Sources: T.J. Cuppy bio in 1882 History of Whitley and Noble Counties; South Whitley Cemetery records on Whitley County US GenWeb site. Former gives death date as Jan. 15; latter as Jan. 18.
Significant information on Abraham and Sarah Collins Cuppy, their ancestors and descendants, is found in "The Cuppys of Whitley County" by Alice Wayzata Chilcote in Whitley County Roots, v. 4. no. 1, April 1999, pp. 5-7, the newsletter of the Whitley County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 224, Columbia City, IN 46752. Marriage of Abraham and Sarah ("Sally") Cuppy in Wayne County is listed in Beverly Wynn Yount, Index to Early Marriages of Wayne County, IN, 1822-1845 at page 52. Yount gives the location of the original record as Book B, p. 29.
Genforum-Jackie Beard-Obituary of his wife
The deceased was born in Wayne County, Indiana, March 25, 1813, and was a sister of the late James S. Collins, of this city. She was united in marriage to Abraham Cuppy in Wayne county in 1831 and they located in this county in 1836. Mr. Cuppy was the first county auditor, cleark and recorder of this county, and he also served as a member of the state legislature. He was a member of the state senate in 1847 when he was taken sick and died January 15th, at Indianapolis. He was a democrat and a man of fine ability and great influence.