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  • ID: I1259
  • Name: Johann Jacob Rupp
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 DEC 1747 in Oberhoffen-lès-Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
  • _APPLIES_TO: DATE_AND_PLACE 1
  • Baptism: 26 DEC 1747 Steinseltz, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France 1
  • Death: in Manchester, Baltimore County (present-day Carroll County), Maryland
  • _UID: 4804ACD0C251AE47903324585A2E97EE1C15
  • Note:
    1752
    Jacob, his parents and two brothers arrived in Philadelphia on October 20, 1752 on the ship "Duke of Wirtenburg" that sailed from Rotterdam and Cowes under Captain Daniel Montpelier.

    1768
    By an Act of Assembly in 1768 the inhabitants of Baltimore, including Michael Rub and Jacob Rub, signed a petition to transfer the county seat from Joppa to "Baltimore Town". On pg. 558 (see source citation below) Michael and Jacob Rub both left their mark. Another man signed and his signature was transcribed as Jacob Rul(?). It is possible that this is Jacob Sr. and both of his sons, Jacob Jr. and Michael, signed by leaving their mark.
    Preface, publication page, pgs. 520-524 and 552-558 (in file)
    [Source: Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly May 9, 1766 to June 22, 1768, Volume 61, accessed on the Maryland State Archives site 18 July 2013. Note: The sixty-first volume of the Archives of Maryland series was published in 1944, with J. Hall Pleasants as the editor, under the direction of the Maryland Historical Society. This volume covers the Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly from May 9, 1766 to June 22, 1768. The appendix contains contemporary manuscript documents.]

    Was Johann Jacob Rupp deceased or no longer living in Maryland in 1778? His father, by the same name owned land and was living in Baltimore County and would be the person who signed in the following. Or not?

    1778
    George Rupe, Jacob Rupe and Martin Ra(u)pe signed the Oath of Allegiance in 1778 in Baltimore County, Baltimore, Md.
    [Source: James M. Roop; Roop/Accola - Hubbard/Kirchner gedcom file; online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jmroop&id=I0572]
  • Change Date: 2 JUN 2017 at 22:36:43



    Father: Johann Jacob RUPP b: 8 MAR 1723 in Oberhoffen-lès-Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
    Mother: Maria Barbara NONNENMACHER b: 17 NOV 1722 in Merkwiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Michael Roop b: ABT 1773 in Manchester, Baltimore County (present-day Carroll County), Maryland
      2. Has Children John Roop b: 18 JUL 1787 in Maryland

      Sources:
      1. Title: Archives départementales du Bas-Rhin (67)
        Publication: browsable images of parish and civil records. Any utilization other than for private use, even non-commerical, is subject to a signed license agreement.
        Abbrev: Archives départementales du Bas-Rhin (67)
        Page: Steinseltz, Paroisse protestante (réformée), BMS, 1685-1787, 3 E 4791/1, image 88 of 268
        Note: 1747 Baptismal Record, right page bottom. (http://etat-civil.bas-rhin.fr/adeloch/index.php : accessed 26 May 2013)
        Quality: 3
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