Esther Tupper

19 February 1771–
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

When Esther Tupper was born on 19 February 1771, in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jabez Tupper, was 39 and her mother, Esther Jennings, was 39. She married John May on 5 January 1800, in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John May
1774–1837
Esther Tupper
1771–
Marriage: 5 January 1800
Seth May
1802–1881
William May
1803–1842
Harriet May
1805–1894
Ruth Metcalf May
1807–
Lydia May
1809–1810
Lydia May
1811–
John May
1813–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1800
Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a herdsman who had charge of rams, from an agent derivative of Middle English to(u)pe ‘ram’ (of uncertain origin).2 German (Tüpper): occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low German duppe, Rhenish düppen ‘pot’. This is predominantly a Rhineland surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Tupper, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Tupper, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Tupper, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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