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CHAPTER 9 -- Capt. Peter Loop of Hillsdale, NY

Peter LOOP [Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)] of Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York, was born in Langenbach, in the Parish of Marienberg, on December 12, 1732, and was christened soon thereafter on the fourth day of Advent in the same year. He was the son of Christian LOOP and Anna Maria FILGER (or PHILYER). He arrived in New York City with his parents about October 1737. He married three times, but had children only by his first two wives. His first wife, by whom he had seven children, was Cousia SPRINGER. She died between 1769 and 1776. His second wife, by whom he had four children, was Maria BAILEY. She died after 1783. We know nothing more about his first two wives. There is, however, one intriguing record in Trinity Church, New York. Baptized on November 2, 1755, is Maria Bayly, daughter of William Bayly and Deborah Springer. This Maria Bayly would have been 21 when Peter had his first child by his second wife Maria Bailey. Could Peter have married his first wife's niece? His third wife was christened Prudence MOORHOUSE on January 21, 1738 in Saybrook, Connecticut, daughter of Thomas MOORHOUSE and Prudence WRIGHT. She married first Jesse BUSHNELL. She died on October 27, 1828 and is buried beside her husband, Peter LOOP. Peter LOOP's tombstone calls him "Capt. Peter Loop" and claims he was 101 years old in 1824, when he died, placing his birth in 1723. This information is quite simply incorrect. 1723 and 1732 have clearly become confused by someone. As for his military rank, Peter LOOP served in the militia with his brother John in 1767 in Capt. John Hogeboom's Co. In 1770, he is listed as a 1st Lieutenant in Van Rensselaer's Regiment, his residence given as Claverack. It is not clear whether Peter LOOP also served in the American Revolution. He is traditionally identified with the Peter LOOP who was made a Lieutenant in Willet's Regiment in 1782. But the year before, in 1781, Peter LOOP, Jr., is listed as a Lieutenant in the same regiment. And Peter LOOP's son Peter, Jr., was most likely an officer during the Revolution, as after the war he is listed as Capt. Peter Loop, Jr., in the Susquehanna Company Papers. So the father and son may have become confused in family tradition. But it is likely Peter deserved the appellation "Capt." if only for his pre-Revolutionary service. It is not clear exactly what is the birth order of Peter LOOP's children. We believe that the order in which they are listed in his will is probably very close, and it does correspond well with known birthdates. The only real difficultly is with the placement of Mary LOOP, as will be discussed. Henry LOOP is mentioned out of order in the will because he is the executor. The will mentions all his children who are then (1816) living or who had children then living. John is not mentioned at all, which leads us to believe that he did not survive and did not have surviving children. The will was registered October 27, 1824. Here are the bequests:

Capt. Peter LOOP and his third wife are buried in the churchyard of the North Hillsdale Methodist Church. Their epitaphs:

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The children of Peter LOOP and his first wife Cousia SPRINGER were:

+          1.  Christian LOOP, b. April 16, 1759, m. Lucy FERRIS, d. 1799. [See Chapter 11.]

+          2.  Peter LOOP, Jr., m. Sarah BIRNEY, d. 1825. [See Chapter 12.]

+          3.  Mary LOOP, m. Hendrick VAN DEUSEN, d. before 1816.

+          4.  Martin LOOP, bpt. January 26, 1766, m. Catherine VAN DEUSEN, d. about 1820. [See Chapter 13.]

+          5.  David LOOP, bpt. April 24, 1768, m. Annie D., d. October 29, 1841.

+          6.  John LOOP, bpt. November 12, 1769, d. before 1816, probably had no issue.

+          7.  Jane (Jenny) LOOP, b. August 15, 1771, m. Jonathan ANDRUS. She d. January 14, 1865.

The children of Peter LOOP and his second wife Maria BAILEY were:

+          8.  Nathaniel LOOP, b. July 2, 1776, d. after 1842. [See Chapter 14.]

+          9.  Philyer LOOP, b. November 22, 1777, m. Martha ODELL, d. April 21, 1822. [See Chapter 15.]

+        10.  Henry A. LOOP, b. June 10, 1779, m. Louisa BUSHNELL, d. August 13, 1868.

+        11.  Benjamin LOOP, b. February 28, 1783, m. Agnes KENNEDY, d. January 19, 1865. [See Chapter 16.]

Mary LOOP [Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], was probably the third child of Peter LOOP and Cousia SPRINGER, though she is listed sixth in order in her father's will, which would place her birth after 1771. She is called Mary VAN DEUSEN in the will. There are christenings listed in Copake, 1784 and 1786, for children of Henry Van Deusen and Mary Loop, one having Peter Loop as sponsor. This has caused people to place her birth as about 1763 (i.e., age 21 when first child born), but this is only speculation. She married Henry VAN DEUSEN. He was born in 1760, the son of Abraham VAN DEUSEN and Eleanor. Mary (Loop) Van Deusen apparently died before 1816 leaving children who had not yet reached the age of 21. The known children of Henry VAN DEUSEN and Mary LOOP were:

+        1.  Hoziah VAN DEUSEN, b. October 28, 1784, christened at Copake, Columbia County, NY (sponsors Peter LOOP and Lenah WIELER).

+        2.  John VAN DEUSEN, b. October 28, 1786, christened at Copake, Columbia County, NY (sponsors John VAN DEUSEN and Jane LOOP).

David LOOP [Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the fifth child of Peter LOOP and Cousia SPRINGER, was christened April 24, 1768 in Claverack, Columbia County, New York. He married Anna DUDLY. She was born about 1777. David and Annie D. Loop apparently continued to reside in Columbia County, and both died there, he on October 29, 1841, she on September 17, 1853. They are buried together in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. The children of David LOOP and his wife Annie DUDLY were:

+        1.  Peter D. LOOP, b. about 1796, in Columbia County, NY, m. Polly EGGLESTON. He d. December 27, 1858, and is buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY. He was a miller. No descendents are mentioned in his will dated November 20, 1858 which listed the residences of his living siblings. At the time of the probate, his widow was living in Penn Yan, Yates County, NY.

+        2.  Havillah LOOP, b. about 1800, in Columbia County, NY, m. Frances M. whose surname is unknown. She was b. in MA. He may have m. (2) Henrietta, surname unknown, who was b. about 1800, and d. July 27, 1858, aged 58, in Amherst, Erie County, NY. He d. November 20, 1858, probably in Erie County, NY. He is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, NY. They had one child:

a.       Ellen Elizabeth LOOP, b. about 1840 in NY.

+        3.  Mary Ann LOOP, b. in Columbia County, NY, m. John W. HOLLENBECK. She was a resident of Alford, MA, in 1858.

+        4.  Charlotte A. LOOP, b. about 1806, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY. She resided in Nassau, NY, in 1858. She d. March 21, 1888, and is buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY.

+        5.  Sarah (Sally) Jane LOOP, about 1808, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, m. Nehemiah SHUTTS. He was b. in 1806 and d. 1901. She d. May 4, 1890. Both are buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY. They had children:

a.       John D. SHUTTS, b. about 1836, in NY.

b.      Charles F. SHUTTS, b. about 1842, in NY.

c.       Clarence W. SHUTTS, b. about 1844, in NY.

+        6.  Francis LOOP, b. about 1808. He resided in Troy, NY, in 1858. He is the father of:

a.       Havillah J. LOOP, b. December 8, 1842, or December, 1831, in NY. He m. in 1876, Martha Samantha (Mattie) LEWIS. She was b. in March, 1850, in New York. He served in Company F, 115th NY Infantry, during the Civil War. He applied for an invalid's pension May 27. 1880, in Michigan. He was a miller in Flint, Michigan. He d. March 14, 1909. His wife applied for a widow's pension in August of that year. He is buried in Avondale Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, MI. His wife remarried to Mr. F. JONES, and was living in Clio, MI, in 1918. They had children:

i.      Maggie LOOP, b.November 14, 1872, in Genesee County, MI.

ii.      George LOOP, b. abt. 1873, in MI.

iii.      Frank Benjamin LOOP, b. in January 22, 1876, in, MI. In 1910, he was a single hotel proprietor in Contra Costa County, CA. In 1918, he is living in Sacramento, CA. Late in life he married a widow Essie Jean Harker (nee Weeks), 21 August 1935 in Los Angeles, probably as her third marriage.  In 1940, he is listed as divorced and living in Los Angeles, CA. He d. there May 17, 1946.

iv.      Albert Henry LOOP, b. in March 20, 1878, in Cairo, MI. In 1942, he was living in Cuyahoga, OH, and working for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and m. to Eva Sarah LYON. They had children: Marjory LOOP, b. abt. 1914, in OH; and Phylis LOOP, b. abt. 1917, in OH.

v.      Maude LOOP, b. abt. April, 1880, in MI.

vi.      Anna B. LOOP, b. September 10, 1885, in MI.

iv.      Minnie Alice LOOP, b. May 25, 1888, in Flint, Genesee County, MI. She d. there Dec. 7, 1901. She is buried in Avondale Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, MI.

+        7.  Philyer Augustus LOOP, b. abt. 1810, or March 17, 1826 (unlikely if he is son of Anna Dudly), in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, m. Fanny Maynard CHAPIN September 14, 1847, daughter of Abiel CHAPIN (b. abt. 1786, d. August 16, 1832 in Chapinville [now Taconic], Litchfield, CT).  She was born September 26, 1828,  in Chapinville (now Taconic), Litchfield, CT.   In 1850 they are censused in Conewango, Cattaraugus County, NY.  He resided in Stockport, Columbia County, NY, in 1858, where he is censused in 1850 without Fanny and with two daughters with the right ages but different names from the 1850 census.  The information in one of the censuses was probably provided by a third party.  They had at least the following children (only the first two of which show up with Philyer in the 1860 census):

a.       Raphael Chapin LOOP, b. abt. 1848, in NY. (listed as female in 1860 census).

b.      Minerva (Minnie) Louisa LOOP, b. abt. Aug, 1950, in NY.

c.       John Bush LOOP, abt. 1853, in NY.

d.      Anna Frances LOOP, September 16, 1855, in Hudson, Columbia, NY, m. Frank Morgan BELDEN, d. August 20, 1939, in Akron, Summit, OH.

e.       Emma Teresa LOOP, abt. 1857. 

+        8.  David LOOP, b. about 1810 or 1812, in Dover (?), Columbia County, NY, m. Mary WINTER. He d. 1880 probably in Randolph, Cattaraugus County, NY.

+        9.  Henry LOOP, b. about 1815, in Columbia County, NY. He resided in California in 1858.

John LOOP [Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the sixth child of Peter LOOP and Cousia Springer was christened November 12, 1769, in Claverack, Columbia County, New York. Nothing further is known of him. He is not mentioned in his father's will in 1816, so it is presumed that he died without issue prior to 1816. A John LOUP shows up in Ontario in 1789, but it could be Peter's brother John, born 1737, who also disappears, or it could be some other John altogether.

Jane (Jenny) LOOP [Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], was the seventh and last child of Peter LOOP by his first wife Cousia SPRINGER. She is probably the Jane LOOP who, according to ANDRUS family records, was born August 15, 1771 in Hillsdale, married Jonathan ANDRUS in 1786, and died on January 14, 1865. He was born May 8, 1763 and died March 17, 1837, and is buried in Harpur Cemetery, Colesville (south of Harpursville), NY. They were early settlers in Chemungtown [Chemung?], NY, where he kept a hotel or tavern and was a Justice of the Peace. The children of Jonathan ANDRUS and Jane (Jenny) LOOP were:

+        1.  Polly ANDRUS, b. April 3, 1791, m. November 28, 1808, Ezra BARTON, in Broome County, NY. She d. December 17, 1872, at Windsor, Broome County, NY.

+        2.  Peggy ANDRUS.

+        3.  Robert ANDRUS.

+        4.  Edna ANDRUS.

+        5.  Narcissus ANDRUS.

Henry A. LOOP [Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the third child of Peter LOOP and his second wife Maria BAILEY. He was born June 10, 1779, and was christened the next month in Linlithgo, Columbia County, New York. Like his brother Philyer, Henry served as a judge. He was Justice of the Peace from 1815 to 1818 in Hillsdale. He also served as supervisor of the town in 1831 and 1832. His first wife, whom he married about 1803, was Louisa BUSHNELL born 1774, the daughter of Jesse BUSHNELL and Prudence MOORHOUSE (Prudence later became the third wife of Henry's father Capt. Peter Loop). They had five children. She died September 6, 1829, and is buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. He married his second wife Melinda McKINSTRY, daughter of Col. Charles McKINSTRY, on January 19, 1831, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY. She was b. June 12, 1794. Sometime after 1832 they moved to Great Barrington in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, not far from Hillsdale. There he died a widower on August 13, 1868 at age 91. He is at that time listed as a farmer. He is buried with his first wife in the Methodist Church churchyard, North Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. Melinda McKINSTRY died Jan. 8, 1864, and is buried in Saint Georges Church Cemetery, Hempstead, Nassau County, New York. The children of Judge Henry A. LOOP and his first wife Louisa BUSHNELL were:

+        1.  Almeria LOOP, b. about 1802, m. November 19, 1824, Lee COLLIN. He was the son of David COLLIN and Lucy BINGHAM.

+        2.  John G. LOOP, b. December 14, 1804, d. April 25, 1809, and is buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY.

+        3.  George Henry LOOP, b. February 9, 1809, m. Angelica DOWNING. She was the daughter of Silas DOWNING, probably by his wife Peggy. George Henry LOOP d. in 1891 perhaps in Saratoga County, NY, but is buried in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, with his wife, who d. in 1897.

+        4.  Augustine Bushnell LOOP, b. about 1812, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, m. October 27, 1841, Mary Valonia ROBBINS. He d. about 1872 in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO.

+        5.  John Philyer LOOP, b. September 25, 1816, m. July 1, 1840, Emiline Matilda DAVIS. He d. July 24, 1882, in Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY.

The child of Judge Henry A. LOOP and his second wife Melinda McKINSTRY was:

+        6.  Charles Norton LOOP. He was a merchant in New York State.

David LOOP [David(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the eighth child of David LOOP and his wife Annie D. was born about 1810 or 1812, in Dover (?), Columbia County, New York. He married Mary WINTER. She was born April 16, 1815, in Greene County, New York, the daughter of Matthew WINTER and Anna WOODWORTH. They lived first in Greene County, New York. They moved to Conewango, Cattaraugus County, New York, in 1840. He was a farmer, but also operated the Holderidge mills at East Randolph in Cattaraugus County. David LOOP died in 1880 probably in Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York. His widow died March 29 or 31, 1890, probably in Conewango, Cattaraugus County, New York. They are both buried in Union or Chappel Hill Cemetery on Elm Creek, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, New York. The children of David LOOP and Mary WINTER were:

+        1.  Sally LOOP, b. December 13, 1835, in NY, d. July 6, 1853, buried in Union Cemetery on Elm Creek, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, NY.

+        2.  Moses Winter LOOP, b. October 12, 1838, in Greene County, NY. Moses Loop was a private in Co A, 13 New York Heavy Artillery in 1864 and 1865. He was single farmer in 1865 and described as 5' 10 1/2" tall, light complected, with hazel eyes, and black hair. He m. April 14, 1867, at Ellington, Chautauqua County, NY, Cordelia (nee HEWITT) BRYANT who was the widow of Isaac BRYANT who d. in the Civil War. She was b. February 20, 1841. He d. July 6, 1905, in Hull, Banner County, Nebraska. She d. February 22, 1927. They are buried together in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Harrisburg, Banner County, Nebraska. By her first husband she had one child: Charlotte Francis BRYANT, b. May 4, 1863. Moses had no children of his own.

+        3.  William Edward LOOP, b. January 13, 1840, in Greene County, NY, d. September 4, 1861, and is buried in Union Cemetery on Elm Creek, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, NY.

+        4.  Charlotte (Lottie) LOOP, b. January 11, 1843, in Cattaraugus County, NY, m. Willis B. SEAGER. He was b. May 28, 1839. She d. in 1895. He d. Apr. 19, 1929. They are buried in East Randolph Cemetery, East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, NY. They had children:

+        a.  David H. SEAGER, b. abt. 1865, in NY.

+        b.  Mary W.. SEAGER, b. abt. 1868, in NY.

+        c.  Nora M. SEAGER, b. abt. 1874, in NY. She m. Burton H. RICE. He was b. in 1868. He d. in 1924. She d. in 1932. They are both buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus County, NY. They had a son:

+        i.  Leonard Willis SEAGER, b. February 4, 1894, in Conewango, Cattaraugus County, NY. He m. Alida Bell SLATER. She was b. May 18, 1898, in Conewango, Cattaraugus County, NY, the daughter of Levi SLATER (1876 - 1930) and Anna Kate DOCKSTADER (1870 - 1949). She died in January, 1970, in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY. He d. there in October, 1970. They are both buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus County, NY. They had a daughter: Georgia Helen RICE (1925 - 1964).

+        5.  Mary LOOP, b. May 12, 1846, in Cattaraugus County, NY, m. John A. SMITH (?). She d. May 9, 1878, and is buried in Union Cemetery on Elm Creek, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, NY.

+        6.  David LOOP, Jr., b. May 8, 1850, in Cattaraugus County, NY, m. July 4, 1873, Sally A. COWEN. She was born in 1854 in Cattaraugus County, NY. He was a farmer and mill operator. He d. January 1, 1912, in Cattaraugus County, NY. She d. in 1928. They are both buried in East Randolph Cemetery, Cattaraugus County, NY. They had children:

a.       Claudia A. LOOP, b. about 1875, m. Mr. ALEXANDER.

b.      Josephine C. LOOP, b. about 1885, m. Mr. CHAPMAN.

c.       Mary A. LOOP, b. about 1888, m. Mr. SIMPSON.

+        7.  Thomas J. W. LOOP, b. February 17, 1855, in Cattaraugus County, NY, d. August 31, 1862, and is buried in Union Cemetery on Elm Creek, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, NY.

George Henry LOOP [Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the third child of Judge Henry A. LOOP and Louisa BUSHNELL was born February 9, 1809 in Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. He married about 1830, Angelica DOWNING. She was born about 1808, the daughter of Silas DOWNING, probably by his wife Peggy. In 1870, George Henry LOOP was a furrier in New York City. George Henry LOOP died in 1891 perhaps in Saratoga County, New York, but is buried in the Methodist Episcopal Churchyard, North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, with his wife, who died in 1897. The children of George Henry LOOP and Angelica DOWNING were:

+        1.  Henry Augustus LOOP, b. about 1831, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY, m. 1865, Jeannette Shepherd HARRISON. She was born in 1840. Both he and his wife were well known painters. He d. in 1905 (or 1895) in Lake George, Warren County, NY. She d. about April, 1909, in Saratoga, Saratoga County, NY. Both are buried in the Methodist Episcopal churchyard in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, NY.

Augustine Bushnell LOOP [Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the fourth child of Judge Henry A. LOOP and Louisa BUSHNELL was born about 1812, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. He married October 27, 1841, Mary Valonia ROBBINS in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. She was born September 18, 1822, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, the daughter of Loring Griswold ROBBINS and Zady TOBEY. Augustine Bushnell Loop was a merchant and a surveyor. His wife died May 29, 1867, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, of "Scirrhus Fever". He died about 1872 in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri. The children of Augustine Bushnell LOOP and Mary Valonia ROBBINS were:

+        1.  Arthur Augustine LOOP, b. December 19, 1843, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA, m. October 5, 1868, Caroline E. CARTER. She was b. about 1847 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MA, the daughter of Josiah CARTER.

+        2.  Edward LOOP, b. June, 1844, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, MA, buried July 21, 1844, aged 3 weeks, at Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA.

+        3.  Charles Eugene LOOP, b. August 1846 or 1847, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, MA, m. September 12, 1870, Jennie OSBORNE or OSTROM. She was b. in Chicago, IL, or Madison, WI. He d. April 10, 1879, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA.

+        4.  Mary Augusta LOOP, b. March 8, 1850, d. November 2, 1888.

+        5.  Lillian Adele LOOP, b. January 17, 1853, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA, m. (1) October 3, 1877, Charles Herbert LILLIE. He was b. about 1853 in Colchester, New London County, CT, son of Giles and Frances LILLIE. She m. (2) December 11, 1889, Francis Pitkin WHITTLESEY.

John Philyer LOOP [Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the fifth child of Judge Henry A. LOOP and Louisa BUSHNELL was born September 25, 1816, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. He married July 1, 1840, Emeline Matilda DAVIS, the daughter of John Jay DAVIS and Rhoda Mitchell TOWNE. She was born in Hudson, Columbia County, New York. He was a dry good merchant in New York City from at least 1843 to 1860. He died July 24, 1882, in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York. The children of John Philyer LOOP and Emiline Matilda DAVIS were:

+        1.  Estelle LOOP, b. Hudson, Columbia County, NY, d. September 4, 1852, of scalding. She is buried in Hudson Cemetery.

+        2.  Francis Ellington LEUPP, b. January 2, 1849, in New York City, NY, m. October 13, 1874, Ada Lewis MURDOCK. He d. in 1918.

+        3.  John P. LOOP, b. 1853, d. May 21, 1854, of consumption. He is buried in Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, Columbia County, NY, aged 10 months and 15 days.

Henry Augustus LOOP [George Henry(7), Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the first child of George Henry LOOP and Angelica DOWNING, was born about 1831, in Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. He married in 1865, Jeannette Shepherd HARRISON. She was born about 1840 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut. Both he and his wife were well known painters. He was a pupil of Henry Peters Gray. He also studied in Paris, Rome, Venice and Florence. In 1867 he applied for a passport to travel abroad with his wife Jeannette, his baby, apparently Mary, and a nurse, Ella Harrison, aged 16. In the application he is described as being 6' tall, grey eyes, brown hair, high forehead, straight nose, light complexion, medium mouth and prominent chin. He was elected to the National Academy of Arts in 1861. His wife was a pupil of Louis Bail. She also studied in Rome, Paris, and Venice. They shared a studio in New York City. In 1870 they were living in New York City with his parents. He died in 1905 in Lake George, Warren County, New York. She died of pneumonia about April, 1909, in Saratoga, Saratoga County, New York. Both are buried in the Methodist church in North Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York. Of his daughters, one married Richard CURTIS, and another married Harmar BRERETON.

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The children of Henry Augustus LOOP and Jeannette Shepherd HARRISON were:

+        1.  Mary A. LOOP, b. about 1866, in NY.

+        2.  Jessie E. LOOP, b. about 1872, in NY.

+        3.  Edith H. LOOP, b. about 1874, in CT.

+        4.  Helen A. LOOP, b. about 1873 in NY.

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Arthur Augustine LOOP [Augustine Bushnell(7), Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the first child of Augustine Bushnell LOOP and Mary Valonia ROBBINS, was born December 19, 1843, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He married October 5, 1868, Caroline E. CARTER. She was born about 1847 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, the daughter of Josiah CARTER. Authur Augustine LOOP was a bookkeeper. He died August 16, 1925. The children of Arthur Augustine LOOP and Caroline E. CARTER were:

+        1.  Eugene C. LOOP, b. September 7, 1869, in Williamstown, Berkshire County, MA, d. June 7, 1879, of "tuberculosis of the brain".

+        2.  Carrie Edith LOOP, b. September 14, 1874, in Williamstown, Berkshire County, MA, m. Robert C. SPEAR.

+        3.  Florence Estelle LOOP, b. June 18, 1878, in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MA.

Charles Eugene LOOP [Augustine Bushnell(7), Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the third child of Augustine Bushnell LOOP and Mary Valonia ROBBINS, was born August 1846 or 1847, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He married September 12, 1870, Jennie OSBORNE or OSTROM. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, or Madison, Wisconsin. He was an railroad engineer. He died April 10, 1879, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, of a heart attack. The children of Charles Eugene LOOP and Jennie OSBOURNE or OSTRUM were:

+        1.  Mary Adele LOOP, b. September 13, 1871, in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO, m. J. H. C. CHURCH.

+        2.  Arthur Loring LOOP, b. August 17, 1873, in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO, d. November 2, 1888, in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, MA, of pulmonary abscess.

+        3.  Howard LOOP, b. October 12, 1878, in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MA.

Francis Ellington LEUPP [John Philyer(7), Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the first child of John Philyer LOOP and Emeline Matilda DAVIS, was born January 2, 1849, in New York City, New York. He received AB and AM degrees from Williams College and an LLB from Columbia University in 1872 and an LLD degree from Williams College in 1910. He married October 13, 1874, Ada Lewis MURDOCK, the daughter of Uriel A. MURDOCK and Maria Louisa LEWIS of New York City. She was born in April, 1852.  He was a lawyer, journalist, and author. He wrote for the New York Evening Post and the Syracuse Herald. From 1905 to 1909 he was the U.S. Commissioner for Indian Affairs. The town of Leupp, Arizona, inside the Navajo reservation is named for him. He decided to change the spelling of the name to "Leupp". He believed, incorrectly, that he was descended from Gerlach LUPP, and some members of that branch had changed the spelling, so he followed suit. He was the author of many books, all apparently non-fiction including "A Day with Father" published in 1914. He maintained homes in Tyringham, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C. He died November 16, 1918, at his residence Stoneleigh Court, in Washington, D.C. His widow died in 1940.

Francis Ellington Leupp

The children of Francis Ellington LEUPP and Ada Lewis MURDOCK were:

+        1.  Graham Murdock LEUPP, b. 1876. Probably d. young.

+        2.  Harold Lewis LEUPP, b. October 11, 1877, in New York City, NY, m. September 1, 1906, Beulah Louise CROSS. He d. February 11, 1952.

+        3.  Ethel Louise LEUPP, b. March 12, 1880. She d. August 5, 1948, apparently unmarried, and is buried in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA.

+        4.  Constance Davis LEUPP, b. November 2, 1881, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York.  In 1900 she is censused as a student at Bryn Mawr College, PA.  She m. May 15, 1915, Laurence Todd, the son of Oliver Hovey Todd and Julia Elizabeth Farrand. He was b. December 15, 1882, in Nottawa, St Joseph, MI. He was a newspaper reporter. They appear to have divorced prior to 1938, when he married Dorothy Haessler Rove. Constance is censused in 1940 in a hotel in Manhattan, NY, with her son David, working as a free lance writer.  Constance d. in November, 1942, in California. Laurence TODD d. November 30, 1957, in Maryland. Laurence TODD and Constance LEUPP had two children:

a.      David TODD, b. March 29, 1916, in NY, m. Constance Elizabeth ROBERTS, and d. August 12, 1997, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, MA.

b.      Alden Leupp TODD, b. January 12, 1918 in Washington, D.C., d. 2006, in Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

+        5.  Catherine LEUPP, b. December, 1882, in Washington, D.C. She was censused at home in 1900, but hasn't been found afterward.

+        6.  Kathleen Bushnell LEUPP, b. 1885, in Syracuse, Onondaga, NY, m. June 9, 1910, Reginald Davis JOHNSON, in Washington, D.C.  He was b. May 19, 1882, in Westchester County, New York, the son of Joseph Horsfall JOHNSON (1847 - 1928) and Isabel Green DAVIS (1849 - 1940). He d. October 28, 1952, in Los Angeles County, CA. She d. January 22, 1975, in Los Angeles County, CA. They are buried together in San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, CA.

a.      Joseph L. JOHNSON, b. abt 1912 in CA.

b.      Ethel M. JOHNSON, b. abt 1914, in CA.

c.      Constance E. JOHNSON, b. abt 1917, in CA.

Harold Lewis LEUPP [Francis Ellington LEUPP(8), John Philyer LOOP(7), Henry A.(6), Peter(5), Christian(4), Jacob(3), Sebastian(2), Anthony(1)], the first child of Francis Ellington LEUPP and Ada Lewis MURDOCK, was born October 11, 1877, in New York City, New York. He received an AB degree from Cornell University in 1902 and afterward attended the New York State Library School in Albany, New York for two years. He married September 1, 1906, Beulah Louise CROSS. He was a librarian in Chicago and then California. During World War I he served as a librarian for the Sixth Army in California and Washington State. He was discharged in 1918 as a Captain. He resided in Berkeley, Alameda County, California. He died February 11, 1952. The children of Harold Lewis LEUPP and Beulah Louise CROSS were:

+        1.  Gordon Dodge LEUPP, b. abt 1908, in Illinois.

+        2.  Alice Murdock LEUPP, b. October 7, 1909, in Illinois. She d. September 14, 1965, in San Francisco County, CA.

+        3.  Constance Ann LEUPP, b. May 15, 1911, in Alameda County, CA, m. Robert MILLIGAN.  He was b. abt. 1911, in North Dakota.  She d. October 4, 1965, in Santa Clara County, CA.

+        4.  Francis Lewis LEUPP, b. August 4, 1913, in Alameda County, CA, d. August 6, 1987, in Napa, Napa, CA.

+        5.  Graham Murdock LEUPP, b. April 1, 1922, in Alameda County, CA, d. October 7, 1986, in Fresno County, CA.

 

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