Andries J Hoppe

Maleabout 1733–

Brief Life History of Andries J

When Andries J Hoppe was born about 1733, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jan Hendricksen Hopper, was 52 and his mother, Rachel Terhune, was 11731. He married Marritjje Hopper on 23 November 1755, in New Barbadoes Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Andries J Hoppe
Marritjje Hopper
Marriage: 23 November 1755
Rachel Hopper
Annatje Hopper
Hendrick Hopper
Andrew Hopper
Antje Hoppe
Henderick Andries Hopper

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

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  • Marriage
    23 November 1755New Barbadoes Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (11)

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    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

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Gerhard, Helmut, Erwin, Fritz, Klaus, Otto, Sieg, Siegfried, Wolfgang, Erna.

    North German: variant of Hopp .

    South German: nickname from dialect hoppen ‘to hop’ (a variant of standard German hüpfen). This surname is also found in some of the neighboring countries, e.g. in Poland and Czechia. Compare Happy .

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

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