Couper, Robert

Male 1825 - 1898  (72 years)


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  • Name Couper, Robert  [1
    Born 10 Nov 1825  Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Roadside, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 3 Dec 1847  Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 29 Apr 1850  [6
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Parkside, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Education (when he arrived in Australia)  [8
    Land (BEF 21 Mar 1898 (to 10 July 1898))  156 acres of freehold and leasehold land, Gembrook, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Immigration 11 Oct 1852  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Occupation 20 Aug 1856  [11
    Land 19 Dec 1876  Broadwood St, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation farmer  [2, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Residence 10 Jul 1898  178 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 10 Jul 1898  178 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15
    • stomach cancer
    • It was not known for how long he had been ill.
    Buried 13 Jul 1898  Oakleigh Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17, 18
    Probate 5 Sep 1898  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Person ID I157  Shelley's Tree
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2016 

    Father Couper, James,   b. Abt 1799, Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1855, Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Sutherland, Barbara,   b. Between 1795 and 1799,   d. 26 Apr 1860, Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Miller, Isabella,   b. Abt 1826, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1908, Rugby Road, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Marriage Contract 5 Nov 1847  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married 3 Dec 1847  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 19, 20
    Children 
     1. Couper, Barbara,   b. Bef 1850,   d. Bef 1852  (Age < 2 years)
     2. Couper, Daniel Miller,   b. 19 Apr 1850, Parkside, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1935, 18 Rugby Road, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Couper, James,   b. 23 Sep 1851, Parkside, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Couper, Christina,   b. 1853,   d. Dec 1860, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     5. Couper,   b. Bef 1856,   d. Bef 1856  (Age < 0 years)
     6. Couper, Jessie,   b. 17 Mar 1856, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1943, 35 Francis street, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Couper, Joseph,   b. Abt Sep 1858, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1860, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     8. Couper, Isabella,   b. 1860, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1900, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     9. Couper, Robert,   b. 1862, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     10. Couper, Christina,   b. 1864, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1912, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     11. Couper, Barbara,   b. 1869, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1946, Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     12. Couper, Robert John,   b. 1871, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1953, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S330] Deaths: Couper, (Victoria, Australia: Robert Couper, 12 JUL 1898).

    2. [S39] Death certificate of Robert Couper, 1898, (Robert Couper, 1898), 13257.

    3. [S172] Birth certificate: Jessie Couper, 1856, (Jessie Couper, 1856), 6848. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S536] Census 1841 Roadside, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland RG038/00 018/00 001 (James Couper household).

    5. [S171] Marriage certificate of Robert CAUPER and Isabella MILLER, 1847, (Robert CAUPER and Isabella MILLER, 1847), 038/000003.

    6. [S131] Baptism entry for Donald Miller COWPER, 1850, (29 APR 1850; reprint, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland: Donald Miller COWPER , 29 APR 1850), 038/000002.

    7. [S496] 1851 Scotland Census Robert Couper household, (10 MAR 2006; reprint, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland: Robert Couper household, 1851).

    8. [S377] Passenger list: Dominion, October 1852.

    9. [S319] Probate papers, Robert Couper (unit 880), (Victoria, Australia: Probate and Administration Files), Unit 880, File 69/78.

    10. [S3] Death certificate: Isabella COUPER, 1908, (Isabella COUPER, 1908), 14827.

    11. [S172] Birth certificate: Jessie Couper, 1856, (Jessie Couper, 1856), 6848.

    12. [S1194] Newspaper: Advertisement. Robert Couper auctioning Broadwood Street property.

    13. [S20] Marriage certificate of Daniel Miller Couper and Mary Allsop, 1879, (Daniel Miller Couper and Mary Allsop, 1879), 214.

    14. [S129] Death certificate of Daniel Miller Couper, 1935, (Daniel Miller Couper, 1935), 2070. (Reliability: 1).

    15. [S289] Index: Victorian Probate Records, Record Type: Probate Records, Compiler: Public Records Office of Victoria, Fiche 24, 1889-1899, Robert COUPER, Series 69, Record No. 78 (Reliability: 1).

    16. [S326] Probate papers, Robert Couper (unit 493), (Victoria, Australia: Probate and Administration Files), Unit 493, File 69/78.

    17. [S133] Oakleigh Cemetery Memorial - Couper.

    18. [S91] Oakleigh General Cemetery Records, (Monash Public Library Service, 28 MAR 2004).
      Robert Couper

    19. [S39] Death certificate of Robert Couper, 1898, (Robert Couper, 1898), 13257. (Reliability: 1).

    20. [S3] Death certificate: Isabella COUPER, 1908, (Isabella COUPER, 1908), 14827. (Reliability: 1).