John J Coppock

1831–7 June 1864 (Age 33)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of John J

When John J Coppock was born in 1831, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Mark Coppock, was 23 and his mother, Mrs. Mary A. Coppock, was 22. He married Ellender Ratliff about 1851. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Benton, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died on 7 June 1864, in Blountsville, Blount, Alabama, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

John J Coppock
1831–1864
Ellender Ratliff
1836–
Marriage: about 1851
Mary Ann Polly Coppak
1852–1918
Phereby Victoria Coppak
1859–
William Washington Lafayette Coppak
1854–1920
Martin A Coppak
1856–
James Wesley Coppeak
1861–1924
Lydia Coppak
1863–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1832
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1832: Benton, Alabama, United States 1858: Calhoun, Alabama, United States* *renamed from Benton
    1846
    Age 15
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: apparently a habitational name from a Middle English coppe-oke ‘peak(ed) oak’, but no place with this name is known.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Legacy NFS Source: John J Coppock - Government record: birth: about 1831; Tennessee, United States
    • John J Coppick, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Coppeak in entry for James Wesley Coppeak, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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