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Rowena Sargent (Tupper)

Also Known As: "Rebecca"
Birthplace: Chesterfield or, Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: Marietta, Washington , Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brevet Brig. General Benjamin Tupper (Continental Army) and Huldah Tupper
Wife of Brevet Major Winthrop Sargent (Continental Army), 1st Governor of Mississippi Territory
Sister of Minerva Nye; Lieutenant Anselm Tupper (Continental Army) and Col. Benjamin Tupper

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Rowena Sargent


  • Benjamin Tupper's sons were Maj. Anselm Tupper, Gen. Edward W. Tupper, and Col. Benjamin Tupper, Jr. His daughters were Sophia, Minerva, and Roewena, who married Gov. Winthrop Sargent in the first marriage ceremony in the Northwest Territory. Another daughter, Huldah, died young.


  1. Washington County Wills & Estates Cemetery record-Rowena, daughter of General Benjamin Tupper, and wife of Winthrop Sargent (secretary of the Northwest Territory), born 1766-died 1799.
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Rowena Sargent's Timeline

December 1, 1766
Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts
January 1790
Age 23
Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States
Age 23
Marietta, Washington , Ohio, United States