Elizabeth Adams

15 January 1743–
Broadwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Adams was christened on 15 January 1743, in Broadwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Adams, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Russell, was 24. She married John Cooper on 13 October 1766, in Alvescot, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Cooper
1739–
Elizabeth Adams
1743–
Marriage: 13 October 1766
Jane Cooper
1767–1823
Mary Cooper
1770–
John Cooper
1772–
Elizabeth Cooper
1774–
James Cooper
1777–
Adam Cooper
1780–
Robert Cooper
1784–1785
Sarah Cooper
1785–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1766
Alvescot, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Adams

    Male1719–1774Male

    Elizabeth Russell

    Female1719–Female

siblings

(7)

    Mary Woods Adams

    Female1741–Female

    Female1743–Female

    John Adams

    Male1746–Male

    Thomas Adams

    Male1748–Male

    Robert Adams

    Male1755–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Adams, "England, Oxfordshire Parish Registers 1538-1904"
  • Elizabeth in entry for James Cooper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Jane Cooper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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