Marritjje Hopper

Female1734–5 March 1781

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 Abraham Ackerman 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.

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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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  • Maria Hoppe, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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

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    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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