Jacob S. Shoop

Brief Life History of Jacob S.

When Jacob S. Shoop was born on 10 February 1778, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christopher "Stophel" Shupp, was 34 and his mother, Rosina Flinspach, was 27. He married Miss Shultz in 1803, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 11 November 1844, in Pleasant Valley, Penn Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Shoops Church, West Hanover Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob S. Shoop
Elizabeth Moats
Jacob Sibert Shoop
Rebecca Shoop
Sarah Ann Shoop

Sources (5)

  • Jacob Shupp, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Jacob Shoop, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Shoop in entry for Sarah Ann Shoop, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

World Events (8)


Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schupp and possibly also of German or Dutch Schoop .

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

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