Abigal S Cooper

10 April 1820–
New York, United States

The Life of Abigal S

When Abigal S Cooper was born on 10 April 1820, in New York, United States, her father, Seth Cooper, was 44 and her mother, Abigail Keech, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Seth Cooper
1776–1859
Abigail Keech
1780–1831
Christopher Cooper Sr
1799–1888
Darius A. Cooper
1802–1876
Frederick Cooper
1803–
Sena Cooper
1805–
Rufus K Cooper
1808–1871
Seth Cooper Jr
1810–1810
Rhoda Cooper
1811–1846
Esther Cooper
1813–
Charles Cooper
1814–
Aaron Cooper
1816–1891
Wealthy Mirandi Cooper
1819–1898
Abigal S Cooper
1820–

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World Events (3)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 5

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kūper, a derivative of kūp ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kupfer and Kupper ( see Kuper ).3 Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Abagail S Cooper in the 1870 United States Federal Census

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