Agnes Tupy

1875–1967 (Age 92)
Wheatland, Rice, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Tupy was born about 1875, in Wheatland, Rice, Minnesota, United States, her father, Jacob Tupy, was 44 and her mother, Marie Novak, was 39. She married Frank J. B. Shambour on 22 January 1893, in Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and New Prague, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 2 April 1967, in Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in New Prague, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Agnes Tupy
Frank J. B. Shambour
Marriage: 22 January 1893
Frank Shambour Jr
Mary Anna Shambour
Josephine Christina Shambour
Emma Shambour
Joseph G Shambour
William Albert Shambour

Spouse & Children

22 January 1893
Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Tupy


  • Marie Novak




  • Wenceslaus Tupy


  • Mary Tupy


  • Anna Tupy


  • Male1863–1952Male

  • Male1866–1956Male

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 9

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tupý): unflattering nickname for a dull, insensitive, or apathetic person, from Czech tupý ‘thick’, ‘blunt’, ‘dull’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Sempaur, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Anniska Jupy in household of Jacob Jupy, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Agnes Tupy in household of Jacob Tupy, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"

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