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Edgar Tschupp

Edgar Tschupp
birth: 22 Jun 1913, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana to Maurice Edgar Tschupp (1892 – 1975) and Bertha Anna Kurtz (1894 – 1956)
death: 8 Feb 1957, Phoenix, Arizona
burial: Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona

marriage: 27 Aug 1943, South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana
Gertrude Marie Mearing
birth: 1913, Gas City, Grant County, Indiana to Ernest Ward Harper and Artie Mae Goldy; adopted by Howard Mearing and Edith Schafer
death: Feb 1988, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
burial: Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona

Children of Edgar Tschupp and Gertrude Maria Mearing:

  • Betty Valentine Tschupp (adopted) 1935 – 2011
  • Edgar Tschupp 1913 – 1957 (Army Veteran)
  • Cathy Tschupp Reed Bland
  • Diana Tschupp Beckett 1948 – 2009
  • John Edgar Tschupp

Edgar lived in Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana; Concord, Elkhart County, Indiana; Baugo, Elkhart County, Indiana; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana; St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida; and Phoenix, Arizona.

Edgar was an army veteran. He adopted Betty Jean Valentine, his wife’s daughter by first marriage. He died on colon cancer.

Submitted by:
John Tschupp

Joseph Ellsworth Bland

Joseph Ellsworth Bland
b. 24 October 1858, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, to James Jacob and Martha Jane (Monk) Bland
d. 26 October 1933, Juneau, Alaska

m. 26 September 1886, Edison, Skagit County, Washington
Margaret Virginia “Maggie” Ewing
b. 24 September 1869, Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, to William Henry and Margaret Jane (Filey) Ewing
d. 28 December 1950, Juneau, Alaska

Children with Margaret Virginia Ewing:

  • Gertrude Amelia (1887-1953) married Edward Shields Jewell
  • Emma Etta (1889-1927) married Frank Talmage Thurman
  • Ethel Minerva (1892-1959) married Edward Newton Pettichord
  • Myrtle Martha (1895-1974) married Wilbur Bernie Converse
  • Anna Pearl (1898-1898)
  • Charles William (1900-1949) married Brownie Valentine Crosby
  • Myrna Neona (1904-1980) married George Francis Martin
  • Alta Margaret (1907-1932) married Robert Orme
  • George Earl (1911-1967) married Brita Karina Ask

Joseph emigrated from Greene County, Indiana, to Juneau, Alaska, in 1885.

Submitted by:
Burnetta West Ooley
Seattle WA