Andries A. Hoppe

about 1733–
Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Andries A.

When Andries A. Hoppe was born about 1733, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jan Hendricksen Antje Hoppe, was 51 and his mother, Rachel Albertse Terhune, was 43. He married Marritjje Hopper about 1754, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Andries A. Hoppe
Marritjje Hopper
Marriage: about 1754
Rachel Hopper
Annatje Hopper
Hendrick Hopper
Andrew Hopper
Antje Hoppe
Henderick Andries Hopper

Spouse and Children

about 1754
New York, United States


    Rachel Hopper


    Annatje Hopper


    Hendrick Hopper


    Andrew Hopper


    Antje Hoppe


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 42

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 43

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 61

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: variant of Hopp .2 South German: nickname from dialect hoppen ‘to hop’ (a variant of standard German hüpfen). This name is widespread throughout central Europe.3 Danish: from North German Hopp ( see Hopf ), or the Danish byname Hoppe ‘horse’, ‘mare’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Andries Hoppe, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Andries A. Hoppe in entry for Andries Hoppe, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Andries J. Hoppe in entry for Antje Hoppe, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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