John Lupton

Brief Life History of John

When John Lupton was born about 1680, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Joseph Lupton, was 36 and his mother, Anne Hall, was 27. He married Ann Milton on 13 August 1701, in Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England. He died in 1710, at the age of 31.

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John Lupton
Sarah Thompson
Marriage: 13 March 1708
Joseph Lupton

Sources (5)

  • John Lupton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Lupton, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • John Lupton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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