Patience Elizabeth Back

28 February 1790–19 February 1872 (Age 81)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Patience Elizabeth

When Patience Elizabeth Back was born on 28 February 1790, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Back, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Lloyd, was 25. She married Rev Henry Cooper on 27 January 1811, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 February 1872, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Beaver Creek, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev Henry Cooper
Patience Elizabeth Back
Marriage: 27 January 1811
Elbert Emerson Cooper
William Armstrong Cooper
Elizabeth Beck Cooper
Thomas Jackson Cooper
Nancy Sarah Cooper
Shelby Montgomery Cooper
Jacob Madison Cooper
Louisa Jane Cooper

Spouse and Children

27 January 1811
Wayne, Kentucky, United States




    Elizabeth Beck Cooper


    Thomas Jackson Cooper


    Nancy Sarah Cooper


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Back





+10 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 2

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English bakke ‘back’ (Old English bæc), hence a nickname for someone with a hunched back or some other noticeable peculiarity of the back or spine, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or ridge, or at the rear of a settlement.2 English: from the Old English personal name Bacca, which was still in use in the 12th century. It is of uncertain origin, but may have been a byname in the same sense as 1.3 English: nickname from Middle English bakke ‘bat’ (apparently of Scandinavian origin), from some fancied resemblance to the animal.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Patience Cooper in household of Jacob M Cooper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patience Back, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Patience Back Cooper, "Find A Grave Index"

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