James Martin Bernheisel Luper

James Martin Bernheisel Luper

Male 1817 - 1903  (85 years)

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  • Name James Martin Bernheisel Luper 
    Born 26 Dec 1817  Harmonsburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1850  Mcdonough Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 32y 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1850  Mcdonough Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence Abt 1 Apr 1853  Virgil, Fulton Co., IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 4 Apr 1853  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Abt Sep 1853  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Residence Abt Sep 1853  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    6 Miles south of Albany 
    • About 6 Mi. south of Albany Ore, bought a claim with cabin, 320 acres of wheat land.
      Oregon Land Claim No. 1493 (call no. 979.5 G 326 c 1 p. 60)
    Census 24 Aug 1860  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 43y 
    Address:
    Albany 
    Occupation 24 Aug 1860  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Census 11 Jun 1870  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 52y 
    Occupation 11 Jun 1870  Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1878  Downey, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 160 Acre Farm (3 Mi. So of Norwalk)
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 63y 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1880  Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Census 1 Jun 1900  San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 82y 
    Address:
    710 Harrison Ave. San Diego, CA 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1900  San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Not Employed 
    Died 11 Jun 1903  San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 85y 6m 
    Buried 11 Jun 1903  Mt. Hope, Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    San Diego, San Diego Co. CA, USA 
    • Buried next to wife, Mollie E Norris
      Plot: DIV 6 SEC 1
      Find A Grave Memorial# 41519798
    Notes 
    • Crossed the plains in a covered wagon, April through Sept. 1853 Have his brother John's diary pages (copied?) of the trip, started April 5, 1853, ended Sept. in Oregon. (Land claim data suggest arrival 26, 29 August
    • Martin Luper Land Claim
      Cert. No 1493
      Place of Residence: Land Co. Oregon
      Born 1817
      Place of Birth: Crawford Co., PA
      Arrived in Oregon: 28 Aug. 1853
      Date of Marriage: 14 Apr. 1846
      Place of Marriage: Knox County, Illinois

    • MARTIN LUPER,

      a farmer three miles south of Norwalk, is a native of the Keystone State, born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, in 1817, and is a son of Jacob and Nancy (McMurtry) Luper. His father moved to Huron County, Ohio, when Martin was twelve years old, and there followed farming until his death. Mr. Luper went to Illinois when a young man, and there, on October 24, 1841, married Margaret Robinson, who died April 11, 1844, leaving one child. He married Frances Dunbar, April 14, 1846, with whom he crossed the plains in the early days of California, coming with three two-horse wagons and eighteen yoke of cattle, about half of them being cows, and one span of mules and one of mares. They were on the way from April till August 27, 1853. His wife died May 16, 1859, leaving five children. He followed farming very successfully in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, till 1878, when he moved to Los Angeles County. Since coming here he has also been very successful. He owned a fine farm near Downey till recently, when he sold out at a handsome profit and bought 160 acres of land where he now lives. He has built a very commodious residence and barn, overlooking the finest scope of country toward the ocean that can be seen in this county. On this ranch he has two fine artesian wells, and has planted some fine orchards of bluegum, oranges, peaches and apricots; and in his wide and fertile pastures may be seen some of the finest horses in this or any other part of the State. Mr. Luper married Mary Gosner in Los Angeles, February 8, 1889. She is a native of the Buckeye State, being born near Mount Vernon, and is a daughter of Dr. Joseph and Sarah (Plue) Gosner. Her father was of Pennsylvania Dutch origin, and her mother of French. Her father was a farmer in his early life, but later a practicing physician. Mr. Luper has been a man of energy and eminently successful. He is one to whom " Nature has been kind," and in his old days, which are now beginning to come on, he will be able to extract as much comfort from life as any man living.

      An Illustrated History of Los Angeles County, California, Chicago, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1889
      Page 534
      Transcribed by Kathy Sedler
      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cagha/biographies/l/luper-martin.txt
    Person ID I150  Bratt Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father Jacob Luper,   b. 27 Oct 1792,   d. 8 Oct 1852, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Nancy McMurtry,   b. 3 Feb 1792, Harmonsburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1836, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1813  [7
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Robinson,   b. 19 Nov 1821,   d. 11 Apr 1844, Fulton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1841 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Jane Luper,   b. 29 Mar 1843, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1927  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances Elizabeth Dunbar,   b. 17 Jul 1827, Ballston, Saratoga, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1859, Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1846  Prairie City, McDonough Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 21 Oct 1850  Mcdonough Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • No property evaluation. Lists wife (Frances), and three children and John & Abigail Luper in household
    Children 
    +1. Lewis Taylor Luper,   b. 22 Jul 1848, Fulton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1945, Harrington, Lincoln, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +2. James Norton Luper,   b. 28 Mar 1850, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1938, Heppner, Morrow Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. George W Luper,   b. 3 Jun 1852, Fulton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1904, Prinsville, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +4. Harriet Elizabeth Luper,   b. 16 Dec 1853, Tangent, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1951, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +5. Jenny Lind Luper,   b. 18 Dec 1856, Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1908, Corvallis, Benton, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 DeLavantia Elizabeth Warren,   b. 10 Nov 1835, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age < 74 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1861 
    Children 
    +1. Willys Grant Luper,   b. 6 May 1865, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1952, Vallejo, Solano, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Mary E. Gosner,   b. Jun 1837, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1900, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1879  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Jennie 
    Married 28 Apr 1901 
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Apr 1853 - Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - Abt Sep 1853 - Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    6 Miles south of Albany - Abt Sep 1853 - Albany, Linn, Oregon
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 43y - 24 Aug 1860 - Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 24 Aug 1860 - Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 52y - 11 Jun 1870 - Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 11 Jun 1870 - Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1878 - Downey, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1879 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 82y - 1 Jun 1900 - San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Not Employed - 1 Jun 1900 - San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Luper, James Martin
    Luper, James Martin
    Luper, James M. B (2)
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    Luper, James Martin and DeLavantia Elizabeth Rochester
    Luper, James Martin and DeLavantia Elizabeth Rochester
    Luper, James Martin B.
    Luper, James Martin B.

    Histories
    John Luper, Plains Crossing Diary (Transcript)
    John Luper, Plains Crossing Diary (Transcript)
    The trail log of John Luper and their Oregon Trail crossing in 1853.

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] Luper, James Martin Bernheisel, 1850, Census, USA, McDonough, Illinois, USA, (Year: 1850; Census Place: McDonough, Illinois; Roll: M432_116; Page: 315B; Image: 480).

    2. [S55] J Luper FGS, Marcia Pemberton.

    3. [S299] Luper, James Martin Bernheisel, 1860, Census, USA, Albany, Linn, Oregon, (Year: 1860; Census Place: Linn, Oregon; Roll: M653_1055; Page: 352; Image: 708; Family History Library Film: 805055).

    4. [S145] Census 1870 Albany, Linn, Oregon Year: 1870; Census Place: Albany, Linn, Oregon; Roll: M593_1286; Page: 568B; Image: 471; Family History Library Film: 552785, (Year: 1870; Census Place: Albany, Linn, Oregon; Roll: M593_1286; Page: 568B; Image: 471; Family History Library Film: 552785).

    5. [S296] Luper, James Martin Bernheisel, 1880, Census, USA, Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California, (Year: 1880; Census Place: Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 67; Family History Film: 1254067; Page: 318C; Enumeration District: 030; Image: 0338).

    6. [S297] Luper, James Martin Bernheisel, 1900, Census, USA, San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California, (Year: 1900; Census Place: San Diego Ward 9, San Diego, California; Roll: 100; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0202; FHL microfilm: 1240100).

    7. [S26] Allied Families (Foulke / Lupfer), Sunshine Foulke Chambers.