William B Capps

Brief Life History of William B

When William B Capps was born about 1808, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Capps, was 33 and his mother, Mary Canole, was 19. He married Rebecca Jane Hinton on 15 October 1834, in Athens, Monroe, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died from 1840 to 1841.

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William B Capps
Rebecca Jane Hinton
Marriage: 15 October 1834
Elvira A Capps

Sources (2)

  • William B. Capps, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • William B. Capps, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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

English: variant of Capp with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Americanized form of German Kapps .

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

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