When John Lupton was born about 1680, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Joseph Lupton, was 36 and his mother, Anne Hall, was 31. He married Ann Milton on 13 August 1701, in Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England. He died in 1710, at the age of 31.
English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria(Westmorland). The placename is recorded in Domesday Book asLupetun, and probably derives from an Old English personal nameHluppa (of uncertain origin) + Old English tūn‘enclosure, settlement’.
History: The name was brought to America by John Lupton, who sailed fromGravesend, England, on the Primrose in 1635, and is recorded in VA threeyears later. On 24 October 1635 Davie Lupton set off on theConstance bound for VA, but there is no record of his arrivalin the New World. A Christopher Lupton is recorded in Suffolk Co.,Long Island, NY, c. 1635, and a large number of Luptons in NCdescend from him. An American family of the name settled in the areaof Winchester, VA, in the mid18th century; they can be traced back toMartin Lupton, who was married in 1630 in the parish of Rothwell,Yorkshire, England.
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