Lucinda J. Debruce

Brief Life History of Lucinda J.

When Lucinda J. Debruce was born on 15 January 1838, in Benton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert De Bruce, was 36 and her mother, Mary Margaret Buchanan, was 30. She married Thomas D. Cooper on 6 January 1858, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 9, Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 1 March 1912, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas D. Cooper
Lucinda J. Debruce
Marriage: 6 January 1858
Isadora Cooper
N. T. Cooper
James Cooper
Clark Alexander Cooper
Mollie Elizabeth Cooper
William Daniel Cooper
Nancy Ella Cooper
Samuel T. Cooper
Ardella "Delia" Cooper

Sources (11)

  • L I Cooper in household of T D Cooper, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucinda I Debruce, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Lucinda J. Cooper, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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


Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Derivative of Lucia , with the addition of the productive suffix -inda. The formation is first found in Cervantes's Don Quixote ( 1605 ), but was not much in use in the 17th century except as a literary name. Lucinde was used by both Molière (in Le Médecin malgré lui, 1665 ) and Friedrich von Schlegel (in his novel Lucinde, 1799 ). It enjoyed considerable popularity in England in the 18th century, and has been in use ever since.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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