Hans Jacob Luper

Male 1725 - 1803  (77 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Hans Jacob Luper 
    Born 31 Oct 1725 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 22 Nov 1752  [1
    • Came to America on the ship Phoenix
    Military Begining 1778  Oath of allegiance, Revolutionary War, Berk Co. Oaths of Allegiance, P. 145, Historical Soc. of PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Sep 1803 
    Buried 10 Sep 1803  Church graveyard, New Bloomfield, Perry Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anecdote Aft 10 Sep 1803  [2
    • Hans Jacob Luper was a sturdy pioneer of strong character and influence, always ready to aid a good cause, eger to serve the young country, loyal to the church, industrious, thrifty, and honorable in his dealings with his fellows. He belonged to the German Reformed Church. When he died on Sept. 10, 1803, he left a goodly estate, but better than that, he left a good name to be honored by his descendants.
    Notes 
    • arrived in the colonies on ship "Phoenix", Nov. 22, 1752 from port of Rotterdam - source "a collection of 30,000 names of immigrants in Pennsylvania, p 298, 1727-1772
      Fought in Revolutionary War (Trained Recruits)
      Tradition has it that Jacob Lupfer, Sr., having had military serv in Europe, took an active part in helping to train the raw recruits the beginning of the Revolutionary War. His own sons, Casper, Jo and Jacob Jr. were among those he helped to train. He, himself, to the Oath of Allegiance during the Revolutionary War before Dan Rothermel in Berks Co. on May 30, 1778. (Berks Co. Oaths of Allegiance, page 145, Historical Society of Pa.)
    • arrived on the ship Phoenix, Ruben Honor, Captain. From Rotterdam, last from Cawes. Arrived Nov. 22, 1722
    Person ID I661  Bratt Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 

    Father Hans Lupfer,   b. 1 Feb 1674, Birmensdorf, Kt. Zurich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1744, Perry, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Katharina Stulz,   b. 25 Dec 1681, Wettschwill, Canton, Zurich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1725, Birmensdorf, Kt. Zurich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1706  Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Listed in SAR application 79194
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Kumbert 
    Married 1757 
    Children 
     1. Anna Catherine Luper,   b. 26 May 1758,   d. 30 Apr 1793  (Age 34 years)
     2. Elizabeth Luper,   b. 7 Aug 1759,   d. 9 Aug 1759  (Age 0 years)
     3. Casper Luper,   b. 10 Oct 1760,   d. 5 Mar 1846  (Age 85 years)
     4. John Luper,   b. 4 May 1762,   d. 26 Jun 1826  (Age 64 years)
     5. Elizabeth Luper,   b. 20 Apr 1764
    +6. Johan Jacob Luper,   b. 12 Aug 1765, Harmonsburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1838, Crawford, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Anna Magdalene Luper,   b. 16 Oct 1768
     8. Anna Maria Luper,   b. 12 Mar 1774
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] Allied Families (Foulke / Lupfer), Sunshine Foulke Chambers.

    2. [S26] Allied Families (Foulke / Lupfer), Sunshine Foulke Chambers, p 46.