SOUPLIS, Andris

Male 1634 - 1726  (92 years)


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  • Name SOUPLIS, Andris 
    Born 1634  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography


    • BIOGRAPHY:
      The SUPPLEE FAMILY. The pioneer of the Supplee family in America was Andris Souplis, a Frenchman, born in France, in the year 1634, a man of distinguished parentage, a soldier, an officer in the French army, and also a Huguenot.

      Andris Souplis left France in 1682 and went to Germany from which he sailed in 1683, and, with a party of German emigrants, came to America, settling in the present Germantown the early part of 1684.

      He was a man of great intellilgence and ability, and was held in high esteem by William Penn, who was then residing in Philadelphia, and was Governor of the Province of Pennsylvania.

      With his wife, Anneckie, he settled in Germantown, where, in 1691, he became the first sheriff of Philadelphia County.

      They had five children, as follows, in the order of birth: Bartholomew, Margaret, Andrew, Ann and Jacob.

      In his will dated March 25, 1724, he states that he was aged, but of sound mind and good health. He also states that he was then living upon his plantation in Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia County, in the Province of Pennsylvania.

      His property was on the west bank of the Schuylkill River south of present day Baltimore Avenue. A part of his property is now in Bartram's Garden, which is located on Elmwood Avenue, west of 54th Street.

      He died in the early part of the year 1726, aged ninety-two years. His wife survived him.

      He relocated to Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia County. His property was on the west bank of the Schuylkill River south of present day Baltimore Avenue.
    Emigrated 1682  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Germany 
    Emigrated Oct 1683  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    America 
    Moved Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1684  Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Andris Souplis was a pioneer settler of Germantown. He was one of the many French Huguenots who, when driven out of France, sought refuge in Germany. The later years of his life were spent in the Kingsessing district, now West Philadelphia. There he died in 1726.
    Occupation 1691  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    was the Sheriff 
    Religion Huguenot 
    Residence 1724  Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He relocated to Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia County. His property was on the west bank of the Schuylkill River south of present day Baltimore Avenue.
    Will 25 Mar 1724  Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 75A48B6815857044989610753AA83D416D63 
    Died 1726 
    Person ID I1324  Milton Families
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2010 

    Family Anneckie (1),   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. SUPPLEE, Jacob,   b. 1680,   d. 17 Oct 1749  (Age 69 years)
     2. SUPPLEE, Bartholomew,   b. 1682,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. SUPPLEE, Margaret,   b. 1682,   d. 1744  (Age 62 years)
     4. SUPPLEE, Ann,   b. 1682,   d. 1741  (Age 59 years)
     5. SUPPLEE, Andrew,   b. 1688, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1747  (Age 59 years)
     6. SUPPLEE, Catherine,   b. 1693,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1634 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigrated - Germany - 1682 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigrated - America - Oct 1683 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - - Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1684 - Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - was the Sheriff - 1691 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1724 - Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 25 Mar 1724 - Kingsessing Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Biographical Annals of Montgomery County, PA.