Marritjje Hopper

Brief Life History of Marritjje

When Marritjje Hopper was born in 1734, in New Barbadoes Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Hendrick Andries Hoppe, was 26 and her mother, Weintjen Lavina Huysman, was 18. She married Andries J Hoppe on 23 November 1755, in New Barbadoes Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 5 March 1781, at the age of 47, and was buried in Old Paramus Reformed Church Cemetery, Ridgewood, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Abraham Ackerman
Marritjje Hopper
Marriage: 1764
Antje or Antye Ackerman
Gerrit Ackerman
Wyntje Ackerman

Sources (15)

  • Maria Hoppe, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Marytje Hoper, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Maritje Hopper Hopper, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (2)


"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."


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dancer, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance, hop, leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.

English: topographic name from Middle English hoper, hopper, in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place, probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope ) + -er, and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.

English: possibly a variant of Hooper .

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

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