Hannah Tupper

23 March 1823–15 December 1893 (Age 70)
Parishville, Parishville, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Tupper was born on 23 March 1823, in Parishville, Parishville, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Silas Freeman Tupper, was 56 and her mother, Hannah Mary Ladd, was 37. She married Thomas Grover on 17 December 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 December 1893, in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Loa Cemetery, Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Grover
Hannah Tupper
Marriage: 17 December 1844
Thomas Grover
Hannah Grover
Joel Grover
James Grover
Evelyn Grover
Hyram Smith Grover
Silas Grover
Josephine Grover
Jerome Grover
Pauline Grover
Maria Louisa Grover
Jedediah Morgan Grant Grover
Ezra Grover
John Ladd Grover
Charles Coulson Rich Grover

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 4
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Topper .German (Tüpper; North Rhine-Westphalia): occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low German duppe, Rhenish düppen ‘pot’. This surname is very rare in Germany.History: This is the name of a family descended from two brothers, originally from Kassel, Germany. They fled religious persecution in the 16th century, settling in the Netherlands, where a descendant became burgomaster of Rotterdam in 1813. A branch of the family settled in England at Sandwich, Kent, whence another descendant, Thomas Tupper, went to America in 1635, and helped to found Sandwich, MA, in 1637. Benjamin Tupper, born in Stoughton, MA, in 1738 was a colonial legislator and explorer of OH.

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

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    The Family of Thomas Grover and Hannah Tupper

    The Family of Thomas Grover and Hannah Tupper Hannah Tupper is the daughter of Silas Tupper and Hannah Ladd, and was born in Parishville, New York. When she was a young woman, she and her father …

    Sources (20)

    • Hannah Grover in household of Thomas Grover, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hannah Tuffer in entry for Joll Grover, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Hannah Grover, "United States Census, 1880"

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