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Tupper and Johnson

Posted: 1076303427000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1297683598000
Surnames: Tupper, Johnson, Kirkman, Cummings, Lintgren
Seeking info on two brothers - Henry C Tupper and Walter D Tupper. Attornies in early Fresno county circa 1875-1890. Firm name was Savle, Tupper & Tupper. The Savle partner was Judge G.C.Savle.

Henry C. Tupper married Lizzie Johnson on 25 Dec 1878 at the Trinity Church, San Francisco, CA. Henry C. Tupper was a native of Canton, Mississippi (b: 1843/1844) Lizzie was a native of Fresno (b: abt 1857/1858). After marrying, they lived in old Township #3, Fresno County (as of 1880 census) and most likely lived in Fresno proper by 1890.

Children known to date were: Hampton (b: Oct 1879 in Fresno and may have died young); James T. (b: 28 Sep 1884 in Fresno d: 12 Feb 1967 in Burlingame, San Mateo County, CA); Roland B. (b: 26 Jul 1886 in Fresno d: 30 Oct 1940 in Fresno); Donald Lewis (b: 29 Dec 1896 in Fresno d: 27 Jan 1983 in Fresno); and Anne ( b: 4 Apr 1891 in Fresno d: 9 Sep 1981in Madera, Madera County, CA)

James T. Tupper married Annabel C. Cummings (b: 27 Aug 1884 in TN d: 9 Apr 1986 in Santa Clara County, CA. They hhad at least 1 son, James T. Tupper Jr (b: 8 May 1910 in AZ d: 27 Feb 2000 in Portland, Multnomah County, OR)

Roland B. married Gertrude L. Lintgren (b: 18 Feb 1889 in CA d: 10 Feb 1970 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA) Gertrude's mother was Gertude Christina Lintgren (widowed in 1920 and living with daughter) Christina was born abt 1868 in Sweden. Roland and Gertude's known children were: Christine (b: abt 1918 in Fresno County) and Elizabeth (b: abt 1920/1921 in Fresno County)

Anne married William T. Kirkman II (b: 21 Mar 1882 d: Nov 1969 in Madera, Madera County, CA) The Kirkman family had specalized in peaches and horticulture from the mid 1880s in and around Fresno. The Kirkman family farm developed the Kirkman Gem variety of peach.

Lizzie Jonson Tupper's mother was Jane Johnson (b: abt 1827/1828 in Ireland). In May 1884, the widow Mrs. Johnson was buidling a "quite neat and commodious cottage on N. Street between Mariposa and Tulare streets"

Walter D. Tupper was also a member of the same law firm. Walter was born abt 1846/1847 in Mississippi. His wife's name was Bele C. (b: abt 1850/1851 in VA.). Their children were: Mary C.(b: abt 1877/1878 in Fresno d: ?) and Walter H.(b: Oct 1879 in Fresno d: ?)

Looking for information on all Tupper dates of death anfd location of burial for Henry C and Lizzie Tupper, as well as Walter D and Bele C. Tupper. Also any informationon the original Irish Johnson family that were Lizzie's parents; or the Swedishh family of Lintgren. As well as the Cummings from TN.

Any information that can help tie up loose ends will be most appreciated. Thanks in advance for any assistance possible.
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