Adam Carper

1780–after 1836 (Age 56)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Adam

Adam Carper was born in 1780, in Virginia, United States as the son of Phillip Carper I and Catherine Krape "Grafe". He married Susan Knicily on 1 January 1799, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1836, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Adam Carper
Susan Knicily
Marriage: 1 January 1799
Alexander Carper
about 1797–1887
Julia Ann Carper
McCoy Carper
about 1807–1888
Thomas Carper
Mary Carper
John Carper
Sampson P. Carper
Green Carper
Susan Wesley Carper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1799Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 0
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 1
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
    Age 16
    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Karper 2.Dutch: variant, mostly Americanized, of Karper 1.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Adam Carper, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
    • Adam Carper in entry for Susan Wesley Beazley, "Tennessee Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955"

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