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 Rowena <I>Tupper</I> Sargeant

Rowena Tupper Sargeant

Death 1790 (aged 23–24)
Burial Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 94843598 · View Source
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Daughter of Gen. Ben Tupper
Wife of Major Winthrop Sargeant, Sec. of the Northwest Territory..... first marriage ceremony in the Northwest Territory.

Major Winthrop Sargent (1753-1820), Revolutionary War officer, Ohio Company agent, secretary of the Northwest Territory, and governor of the Mississippi Territory.
In 1789, he married Rowena Tupper, the daughter of General Benjamin Tupper of Revolutionary War fame. Unfortunately, Sargent's wife died in childbirth a year later, along with the child.

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  • Created by: Anna
  • Added: 5 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94843598
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rowena Tupper Sargeant (1766–1790), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94843598, citing Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Anna (contributor 47477171) .