Coat of Arms, Ambrose Lupo and Sons

This is a graphic representation of the coat of arms issued to Ambrose Lupo (posthumously) and his sons, Peter and Joseph. Numerous copies are floating around the Internet, mistakenly identified as the Lupo family coat of arms, many with no attribution and some with erroneous information about how it originated. Here's the actual story. The … Continue reading Coat of Arms, Ambrose Lupo and Sons

Emily Mae Lupo, 1929 – 2006

Remembering my mother, Emily Mae (Stribling) Lupo (16 September 1929 - 9 December 2006) on what would have been her 86th birthday. She was born in Sutton, West Virginia, an only child raised by a single mother, after her parents divorced when she was a small child. She graduated from Sutton High School in 1947 … Continue reading Emily Mae Lupo, 1929 – 2006

Talmadge Eugene Lupo, 1933-1995

Remembering my father, Talmadge Eugene Lupo (13 April 1933 - 5 April 1995) on what would have been his 82nd birthday. He was born thirty years and one week before I was. He graduated high school in Homerville, GA in 1951. He served two terms in the U.S. Air Force throughout the 1950s, stationed in … Continue reading Talmadge Eugene Lupo, 1933-1995

Genealogy and Writing

Genealogy is a process akin to assembling a massive jigsaw puzzle that has pieces scattered across multiple locations and times, some of which cannot be found, and with no indication of the picture that's to be assembled. The more pertinent facts one has the better, because that can help establish who an ancestor was, and … Continue reading Genealogy and Writing

James Lupo, Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Died 1790

Adapted, with new information, from files at Almost everyone named Lupo, and many with the common variant Luper, who lived in the Southern United States at the time of the Civil War, descended from one of the three sons of James Lupo, whose will was recorded in Isle of Wight County, Virginia in September … Continue reading James Lupo, Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Died 1790