Marjory Meek Coupar

24 March 1841–
Ardclach, Nairnshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Marjory Meek

When Marjory Meek Coupar was born on 24 March 1841, her father, Charles Cowpar, was 48 and her mother, Maria Johnston, was 44.

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Charles Cowpar
Maria Johnston
James Cowpar
Helen Cowpar
Robert Cowpar
Thomas Cowper
Thomas Cowpar
Jean Meek Cowpar
Margaret Meek Cowpar
Charles Cowpar
Jane Freer Cowpar
Elizabeth Cowpar
Adam Cowpar
Marjory Meek Coupar

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 2

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 33

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

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.

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  • Marjory Meek Coupar, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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