The Adventures of Philip Hupp

Following in his brothers’ footsteps, Philip Hupp became a frontiersman and an adventurer. This brave man served in the Revolutionary War and fought to keep family and neighbors safe in frontier homes they forged in the wilderness of Viriginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Continue reading “The Adventures of Philip Hupp”

Heroine of Buffalo Creek Valley: Anne Rowe Hupp

On a frosty March night, a young wife and mother had a frightening dream. In her sleep, the wife witnessed a copper snake attack her husband. She watched in horror as its venomous fangs sank deep into her husband’s palm. As hard as she tried, she could not loosen its deadly grip. Continue reading “Heroine of Buffalo Creek Valley: Anne Rowe Hupp”

Mary Buzzard Hupp: Colonial Wife and Mother

1To date, the oldest member I have discovered in my family tree would be my 4x great grandmother, Mary Buzzard. This grandmother lived for 96 years, and she died just 17 days before her 97th birthday. Continue reading “Mary Buzzard Hupp: Colonial Wife and Mother”

David Allen and Sarah Hupp

David Allen and Sarah Hupp

2X Great Grandparents

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David Allen

Birth 4 Mar 1810 Pennsylvania, Somerset, Pennsylvania

Death 1896 Hotchkiss, Delta, Colorado


Phillip Allen

Birth 1789 New York

Death 1838 Pennsylvania

Nancy Ann Wilcox

Birth 1785 New Jersey

Death 2 JUL 1851 Graysville, Monroe, Ohio

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Heroes and Patriots


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In honor of Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, this information will be a work in progress as I continue to add family members to “Heroes and Patriots.” Continue reading “Heroes and Patriots”

Oh My! We Really are Storytellers!


Stephen Crane, Emily Dickinson, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Frost just a few of the famous authors, we are related to!  Yes!  I can’t believe it either! No wonder, our family loves telling stories and writing….It’s in the genes!  Continue reading “Oh My! We Really are Storytellers!”