William B Capps

about 1808–from 1840 to 1841 (Age 32)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William B

When William B Capps was born about 1808, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Capps, was 31 and his mother, Mary Canole, was 17. 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, at the age of 33.

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

Spouse and Children

15 October 1834
Athens, Monroe, Mississippi, United States


    Elvira A Capps


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World Events (7)


Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 11

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

1 English: variant of Capp .2 Respelling of German Kappus , a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

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

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Sources (2)

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

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