Eleanor Cohen

Female25 November 1800–March 1871

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Cohen was born on 25 November 1800, in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, her father, Philip Cohen, was 19 and her mother, Eleanor Moses, was 23. She married Aaron Lopez on 21 January 1824, in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died in March 1871, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Lopez
Eleanor Cohen
Marriage: 21 January 1824
Jacob Cohen Lopez
about 1821–
David Lopez
Joseph Lopez
Eleanor Lopez
about 1838–
William Lopez
about 1840–
Samuel Cohen Lopez
Aaron Lopez
Moses Lopez
Miriam Lopez
Joseph C Lopez
Rosa Ellen Lopez
Octavia Lopez
Rosa Ellen Lopez

Sources (2)

  • Elner Lopez in household of Aaron Lopez, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Lopez in household of A Lopez, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1824Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1804: Disputed Territory of Orleans Territory 1810: Orleans Territory 1811: Pascagoula, Orleans Territory, 1812: Mobile, Mississippi Territory, United States 1817: Mobile, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Mobile, Alabama, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 19

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Isadore, Emanuel, Moshe, Shlomo, Myer, Avi, Yehuda, Chaim.

    Jewish: from Hebrew kohen ‘priest’. Priests are traditionally regarded as members of a hereditary caste descended from Aaron, brother of Moses. See also Kaplan .

    Irish (Galway and Sligo): variant of Coyne .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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