Martha Dupuy

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Dupuy was born on 21 November 1696, in Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia, her father, Bartholomew DuPuy, was 44 and her mother, Marie Gardie, was 33. She married Etienne Chastain on 20 May 1719, in Manakin, Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1740, in King William Parish, Goochland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 44.

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Etienne Chastain
Martha Dupuy
Marriage: 20 May 1719
Mary Ann Magdalene Chastain
Angell Chastain
Estienne Chastain

Sources (7)

  • Marthe Du Puis, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Martre in entry for Estiene Chastain, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Bartholomew Dupuy family headrights

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Andre, Armand, Antoine, Emile, Gaston, Jacques, Jean-Francois, Lucien, Macaire, Michel, Octave.


topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, for someone who lived on or near a hill with a rounded summit, Occitan puy (from Latin podium), or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Le Puy, named with the same word. Compare Depue , Depuy , and Dupay .

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

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