Laura Tupper

26 May 1795–26 September 1868 (Age 73)
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Tupper was born on 26 May 1795, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Willam Tupper, was 30 and her mother, Tamar Cady, was 23. She married Benjamin Blake in 1819, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1868. She died on 26 September 1868, at the age of 73.

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Benjamin Blake
Laura Tupper
Marriage: 1819
Georgianna L. Blake
Benjamin D Blake

Spouse and Children

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Georgianna L. Blake


    Benjamin D Blake


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 6

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Laura Blake in household of Leander Eaton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laurie Blake in household of Leander Eaton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura Blake in household of Lander Eaton, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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