Joseph Lupton 1718
Joseph Lupton, Jr. was born January 5, 1718 in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His birth was recorded in the Middletown Monthly meeting minutes. His parents were Joseph Lupton and Mercy Twining.
He moved to Frederick County, Virginia with his family about 1740.
Joseph married Rachel Bull on August 17, 1750, at the Hopewell Meeting, Frederick County, Virginia. Rachel was born about 1719 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Their children included:
They settled in Frederick County on a large tract at the head of Babb's Marsh that Joseph inherited from his father in 1758. He also inherited his father's gold-headed cane.
Joseph Lupton appeared on the Rent Rolls of Frederick County, Virginia in 1759.
In 1760 Joseph was one of the men who were appointed to visit "a scattered number of friends Living on Mill Crick, Middle Crick and Tuscarorah," who could not come to the Hopewell Meeting.
In 1771 the Hopewell Monthly Meeting in Frederick County, Virginia appointed Joseph Lupton as one of those to meet the committee from the quarterly meeting.
Joseph died in 1791. He left a large estate to his family, which consisted of Rachael his wife, son David, Ann Updegraff, Hannah Lupton, and David and Rachael Wood, his grandchildren.
|Witnesses who signed Marriage Certificate
John Pugh Jr.,
Paisence Perkins, Margaret Carter,
Elizabeth Southerland, Albenah Thomas,
James Wright Sr.,
Sarah Wood Haworth ,