Elizabeth Ratts

1770–1852 (Age 82)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ratts was born in 1770, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Godfried (Godfrey) Ratz, was 27 and her mother, Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Schweissguth, was 21. She married Johann (John) Friedrich Cope in 1792, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Davie, North Carolina, United States in 1840. She died on 26 August 1852, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Ratts
1770–1852
Johann (John) Friedrich Cope
1754–1822
Marriage: 1792
Frederick Cope
1793–1860
Adaline Cope
1810–
Mary Magdalena Cope
1795–1879
Philip Cope
1801–
Rebecca Cope
1804–1874
Susan Cope
1806–1863
Magdline Cope
1808–
Sophie or Sophia Cope
1809–1860
Elizabeth Cope
1811–1822
Henry Cope
1813–1861
Sandy Alexander Cope
1816–
Enoch Taft Cope
1817–1864

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1792
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(12)

  • Male1793–1860Male

  • Mary Magdalena Cope

    Female1795–1879Female

  • Male1801–Male

  • Rebecca Cope

    Female1804–1874Female

  • Susan Cope

    Female1806–1863Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 24

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Ratz .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Elizabeth Ratts/Ratz memories

Elizabeth Ratts/Ratz (KH9Q-RMB) Elizabeth had her birth in 1770 or in 1780. Since her first child was born in 1787. It is more likely that she was born in 1770 and having her first child at age 23, v …

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Cope, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Elizabeth Cope in entry for Henry Cope and Elizabeth McDaniel, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Cope in entry for Henry Cope, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"

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