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

Adapted, with new information, from files at http://www.lupo.org. 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

The Lupos and Shakespeare

Note: This article has been updated and expanded in my essay collection Words Words Words available in print from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. My earliest known ancestor, Ambrose Lupo, was brought to England as part of an ensemble of string players around May of 1540 by Henry VIII. Some scholars believe this was in … Continue reading The Lupos and Shakespeare