Sarah Armitage

Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Armitage was born in 1749, in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married David Coope on 28 August 1770, in York, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Coope
Sarah Armitage
Marriage: 28 August 1770
David Coop
Mary Coupe
Samuel Coope
Edward Coop
William Coope
Elizabeth Coop
Jesse Coop

Spouse and Children

28 August 1770
York, Yorkshire, England


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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 52

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

Age 59

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.

Age 66

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English, Old French (h)ermitage ‘hermitage’ (a derivative of Old French (h)ermite ‘hermit’), or a habitational name from a place named with this word. The name is very common in Yorkshire, where it has been traced to Hermitage Bridge, a locality in Almondbury, near Huddersfield.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Armitage in entry for David Coope, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Sarah Armitage in entry for David Coope, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Sarah Armitage, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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