Hannah Copp

about 1798–
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Copp was born about 1798, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, John Copp, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Sally Clemmons, was 22.

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John Copp
Sarah Sally Clemmons
James Copp
John Copp
Hannah Copp
John Copp
Lucy F Copp
Richard Copp
Louisa Copp
Luthania Copp
Lorenzo Dow Copp
Sarah Rebecca Copp
William Copp
Reuben Copp
Harrison Copp

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 13

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on the top of a hill, from Middle English coppe, Old English copp ‘summit’ (a transferred sense of copp ‘head’, ‘bowl’, cognate with modern English cup), or a habitational name from Copp in Lancashire, named with this word.2 English: nickname for someone with a large or deformed head, from Middle English cop(p) ‘head’ (the same word as in 1 above).3 Respelling of German Kopp .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Copp - Published information: Transcript: birth-name: Hannah Copp

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