54. Lupcho, Andrew


Andrew LUPCHO(1-3) was born in May 1869 in Austria/Hungary.(4-6)  Andrew immigrated about 1887 and was naturalized by 1900.(5)  Andrew LUPCHO and Barbara SHINTELLI(4,7-8) were married on 17 May 1893 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.(4,6,9)  He appeared in the census in 1900 in East Union, Pennsylvania with his wife and four children where he was working as a coal miner.(5)  He appeared in the census in 1910 in Frontier, Wyoming, with his wife and nine children.(7)  On 4 June 1915, Andrew’s wife Barbara died from “apoplexy” while she was preparing breakfast.(14)  Andrew and Barbara had ten children the youngest child being one and a half years old.(14)  Andrew appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming with his children.(1)  Andrew and his two sons, George (aged 28) and Joe (about 16) were all killed in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 in Frontier, Wyoming.(6) Andrew was 54 years old.(3,5-6)  He was buried next to his wife on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming.(6)

Sources:
      1. 1920, population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 63, Andrew Lupcho family and George  "Georgia Lupedo" Lupcho; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online August 2011); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch..
      2. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      3. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
      4. 1920, population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 63, , Andrew Lupcho family including George & Joe.
      5. 1900, population schedules, Year: 1900; Census Place: East Union, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Page: 23; Enumeration District: 0142, famiy of Andrew Lupcho; digital images, Ancestry.com (online : online August 2011); Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004..
      6. Andrew Lupcho, death certificate file no. 1462 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Centeral Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      7. 1910,population schedule, Year: 1910; Census Place: Frontier, Uinta, Wyoming; Roll: T624_1747; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1375760, Andrew Lupcho family including George & Joe; digital images, Ancestry.com (: August 2011 ); Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
      8. George Lupcho, Lincoln County death certificate file no. 1463 (14 August 1923).
      9. Andrew Lupcho and Barb. Shintelli, 17 May 1893; citing Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 955,882, (17 May 1893;), Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940: ; database, FamilySearch, , Pennsylvania.
      10. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003.
      11. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003., George/Joe Lupcho headstone.
      12. "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital, Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Ancestry.com (: onlin July 2011), Geogre Lupcho; citing United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.:, Registration State: Wyoming; Registration County: Lincoln; Roll: 2022241.
      13. Marriage Records, Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU/Idaho Special Collections, Rexberg, Idaho, online.  familyhistory@byui.edu, Kemmerer, 16 Oct 1921, Volume 2, page 207.
      14.  Wyoming Newspaper Project, Wyoming State Library, online, Kemmerer Camera, 9 June 1915, digital page 10.

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  1. My name is Shawn Lupcho. These were my great grandfather and two of great uncles. My grandfather, Paul Lupcho, was the son of Andrew and the brother of George and Joe.

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