John Peter Dupont

29 May 1876–12 December 1962 (Age 86)
Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Dupont was born on 29 May 1876, in Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frederick Otto Dupont, was 25 and his mother, Mary Harp, was 21. He married Cora B. Gary on 30 November 1902, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 December 1962, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Dupont
Cora B. Gary
Marriage: 30 November 1902
Lillian Florence Dupont
John William Dupont
Clarence Peter Dupont
Frederick Emmett Dupont

Spouse and Children

30 November 1902
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Otto Dupont


    Mary Harp





    Frederick O Dupont


    Karel Dupont


    Mariet Dupont


World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone ‘from the bridge’, French pont ( see Pont ), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J P Dupont, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Dupont in household of Fred Dupont, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A P Dupont, "United States Census, 1910"

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