Luman Whitcomb Capen

13 September 1807–24 December 1883 (Age 76)
Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Luman Whitcomb

When Luman Whitcomb Capen was born on 13 September 1807, in Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, John Capen, was 42 and his mother, Rhoda Thompson, was 31. He married Sibyl Hoskins on 17 March 1831. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Springport, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 24 December 1883, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in The Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luman Whitcomb Capen
1807–1883
Eliza Munger
1819–1897
Marriage: 20 February 1844
Charles Laban Capen
1845–1927
Harriet Eliza Capen
1846–1905
Lillias Celina Capen
1849–1922
James Seymour Capen
1852–1931
Clarence Seward Capen
1857–1860
Jerome Elmer Capen
1862–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1844Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an Americanized form of German Köppen, a variant of Kopp .English (London): variant of Capon .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kopp

    Sources (10)

    • Luman Capen, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Luman W Capen in entry for Joseph Townsend and Harriet E Capen Allen, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Luman W. Capen in entry for James Seymore Capen, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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