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Re: William Gupton the Senior
Posted by: Bethany Date: June 28, 1999 at 17:17:25
In Reply to: Re: William Gupton the Senior by Betty S. Cravens of 279

I am a bit confused on your information you have on William GUPTON. I have different names and dates. Maybe we could clear this up together.
On Feb. 20, 1662, Captin William Mosley and Captin John Hull were granted 5798 acres of land in Rappahannock County, in Virginia for transporting 116 persons from England to Virginia. Each person was allowed 50 acres of land. On the ship was William Gupton. He arrived prior to 1662. William died sometime prior to Feb. 10, 1709. He had 3 sons. William Gupton Jr., Stephen Gupton, and Francis Gupton. This is where the story sways from yours. I have that William Gupton Jr. married Mary Elizabeth Dolan and had the followinf children: Stephen Gupton b. Nov. 30, 1703; Thomas Gupton b. July 1, 1706 and died in Feb. 1718; Henry Gupton b. Dec. 13, 1713 and d. in April of 1719; Elizabeth Gupton b. Sept. 25, 1709, and d. in Feb. of 1718; Peter Gupton b. Jan. 31, 1722 and d. May 21, 1722.
Stephen Gupton son of William Gupton senior was born Nov. 10, 1703. He married Margaret Coward on Jan 23, 1726. They had 3 sons: Hugh Gupton; James Gupton b. between 1734 and 1736. He was in the Rev. war. He married Sarah Fostor; and Stephen Gupton Jr. b. 1742 m. Nancy Portis in VA. Stephen was also in the Rev. war. I have a lot more information that I would be happy to foward to you if you e-mail me at ECUBKB@aol.com

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