John Cuppy was born in the State of Virginia, 1797. In 1816 he made a visit to Ohio, but did not make a permanent settlement until the following fall, when he came to Ashland County, erected for himself a rude log cabin in the woods in Clearcreek Township. In 1817 he was married to Malinda Wheeler, of Baltimore, Maryland. They had seven children, Susan, Eleanor, Mary A., Caroline, Abraham, and Wesley. Abraham, the only son living, has possession and resides upon the old homestead. October 2, 1860, he was married to Margaret Eaton, by whom he had seven children. Mr. Cuppy is a prominent citizen of Clearcreek Township, and a son of one of its pioneers. September 6, 1876, his father died, at the age of seventy-nine years; and his mother died May 1,1869, at the age of sixty-nine years.
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