Margaret Coupar

15 November 1779–
Kinnaird, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Coupar was christened on 15 November 1779, in Kinnaird, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Coupar and Mary Fife.

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Family Time Line

John Coupar
1740–1861
Mary Fife
–1861
Ann Coupar
1775–
Margaret Coupar
1779–
William Coupar
1782–
John Coupar
1785–
Jean Cooper
1787–1865

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Coupel, from a diminutive of coupe, from Latin cuppa a measure of grain.

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

Sources (1)

  • Margaret Coupar, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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