Adam Carper

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

The Life of Adam

When Adam Carper was born in 1780, in Virginia, United States, his father, Phillip I Carper, was 40 and his mother, Catherine, was 40. 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
1780–1836
Susan Knicily
1778–1852
Marriage: 1 January 1799
Alexander Carper
1797–1887
Julia Ann Carper
1798–1893
McCoy Carper
1807–1888
Thomas Carper
1818–
Mary Carper
1800–1879
John Carper
1803–1877
Sampson P. Carper
1805–1861
Green Carper
1813–1904
Susan Wesley Carper
1817–1904

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–1836Male

    Susan Knicily

    Female1778–1852Female

MARRIAGE
1 January 1799
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Alexander Carper

    Male1797–1887Male

    Female1798–1893Female

    Female1800–1879Female

    John Carper

    Male1803–1877Male

    Sampson P. Carper

    Male1805–1861Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1740–1790Male

    Catherine

    Female1740–1780Female

siblings

(7)

    John Carper

    Male1757–1841Male

    Male1758–1835Male

    William Carper

    Male1764–1813Male

    Jacob Carper

    Male1766–1813Male

    Frederick Carper

    Male1766–1851Male

+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

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Körber ( see Korber ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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