Celia Cope

North Carolina, United States

The Life of Celia

When Celia Cope was born in 1811, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Andrew Cope, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Bostian, was 40. She married Labon Deaton on 25 November 1837, in Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iredell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Celia Cope
Labon Deaton
Marriage: 25 November 1837
Franklin C Deaton
Andrew T. Deaton
Narcissa Arabella Deaton
Mary Catherine Deaton

Spouse & Children

25 November 1837
Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 19

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 35

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (common in the Midlands): from Middle English cope ‘cloak’, ‘cape’ (from Old English cāp reinforced by the Old Norse cognate kápa), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made cloaks or capes, or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive one. Compare Cape .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cecelia Deaton in household of Van Mc Ninch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cecelia Deaton in household of Labon Deaton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Celia Deaton, "United States Census, 1880"

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