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
1789–1827
Patience Elizabeth Back
1790–1872
Marriage: 27 January 1811
Elbert Emerson Cooper
1812–1880
William Armstrong Cooper
1813–1909
Elizabeth Beck Cooper
1813–1845
Thomas Jackson Cooper
1815–1896
Nancy Sarah Cooper
1818–1879
Shelby Montgomery Cooper
1819–1907
Jacob Madison Cooper
1824–1910
Louisa Jane Cooper
1826–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1811
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Male1812–1880Male

    Male1813–1909Male

    Elizabeth Beck Cooper

    Female1813–1845Female

    Thomas Jackson Cooper

    Male1815–1896Male

    Nancy Sarah Cooper

    Female1818–1879Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Back

    Male1764–1839Male

    Female1765–1844Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

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
1812

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.

Possible Related Names

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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