Elizabeth Margaret Cuppy

11 October 1828–14 February 1876 (Age 47)
Perry Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Margaret

When Elizabeth Margaret Cuppy was born on 11 October 1828, in Perry Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, John Hibbs Cuppy, was 30 and her mother, Fanny Briedwell, was 30. She married James Mc Cammon in 1840. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 14 February 1876, in Hymera, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Hymera, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mc Cammon
1821–1915
Elizabeth Margaret Cuppy
1828–1876
Marriage: 1840
John Thomas McCammon
1845–
Ellmera Mc Cammon
1847–1866
Mary Elizabeth McCammon
1849–
Sarah Louise McCammon
1853–
Martha Jane McCammon
1856–1866
Nancy Josephine McCammon
1856–1942
William Heyden McCammon
1858–
Letitia Fidelia McCammon
1869–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
children

(8)

    John Thomas McCammon

    Male1845–Male

    Ellmera Mc Cammon

    Female1847–1866Female

    Mary Elizabeth McCammon

    Female1849–Female

    Sarah Louise McCammon

    Female1853–Female

    Martha Jane McCammon

    Female1856–1866Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Hibbs Cuppy

    Male1798–1868Male

    Female1798–1830Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 8

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 13

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Koppe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza M McC*an in household of James McC*an, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza M Mc Camon in household of John Mc Camon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Mccammon in household of James Mccammon, "United States Census, 1850"

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