Elizabeth Fulper

6 July 1781–30 August 1846 (Age 65)

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Fulper was born on 6 July 1781, her father, Jacob Fulper, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Hoppock, was 25. She married George B. Buchanan on 17 December 1803, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 30 August 1846, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

George B. Buchanan
1773–1826
Elizabeth Fulper
1781–1846
Marriage: 17 December 1803
Jacob Fulper Buchanan
1804–1894
Amy Buchanan
1808–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1803
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
children

(2)

    Jacob Fulper Buchanan

    Male1804–1894Male

    Female1808–1868Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Fulper

    Male1755–Male

    Catherine Hoppock

    Female1755–1814Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1781–1846Female

    Peter Fulper

    Male1785–Male

    Jacob Fulper

    Male1787–1798Male

    William Fulper

    Male1790–1883Male

    Sarah Fulper

    Female1795–Female

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Pfülwer or Fülfe, an occupational name for an upholsterer or a nickname for a soft person, from Middle High German phülwe ‘feather cushion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Fulper, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Elizabeth Fulper, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • <Unknown> in entry for Jacob F. Buchanan, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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