George Shoup, Sr.

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George Shoup, Sr. IndividualAndParentsLinkBars.png Martin Schaub, Jr. (family)
 
Sofie Bott
Spouse
Charlotte Amalie Loy (family)
18 Sep 1778
Maryland

Data

Birth
12 Feb 1755
Frederick, Maryland
Christening
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland
Death
8 Oct 1812
Beaver Creek Twp, Green, Ohio
Burial
Mt Zion Church, Beaver Creek Twp, Greene, Ohio

Notes

George Shoup was the first brother (Church of the Brethren) in Beavercreek. (From History of the Church of the Brethren of the Southern District of Ohio by the Historical Committee. Otterbein Press, Dayton Ohio 1920)

A Shoup Family Bible is listed as a source for this individual's information on the materials gathered by Seanmcox. No Shoup Family Bible is known to be in the possession of any close relatives, and George is not listed in any known family Bible. The only known family Bible which pertains to this line is the Heck Family Bible. The Heck Family Bible, however, does not go this far back.

Sources

History of Green County, Ohio
George F. Robinson
File:History of Greene County, Ohio, by George F. Robinson.pdf
pp. 375, 418
His paternal great-grandfather. George Shoup,' located in Beavercreek township in 1796, having removed to Ohio from Hagerstown, Maryland, which was the old home of his ancestors who had come from Switzerland to the new world during the latter part of the seventeenth century. Soon after his arrival George Shoup entered two sections of land in Beavercreek township, and devoted his attention to the development and improvement of the farm. He was also a minister of the German Baptist church, and engaged in proclaiming the gospel throughout his portion of the country, his influence contributing in no small degree to the moral development of his community.