Theresa

1870–1910

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born in March 1870. She married Jesse Johnson Upperco on 1 December 1891, in Hampstead, Carroll, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in District 4 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1900. She died before 1910, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Theresa
1870–1910
Jesse Johnson Upperco
1869–1941
Marriage: 1 December 1891
Leon Roswell Upperco
1892–1967
Jesse Myron Upperco
1897–1928
Carroll Edgar Upperco
1900–1981

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1891
Hampstead, Carroll, Maryland, United States
children

(3)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

Sources (1)

  • Theresa B Upperco in household of Jesse J Upperco, "United States Census, 1900"

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