Jacob Cooper

27 April 1787–17 April 1850 (Age 63)
Union, Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Cooper was born on 27 April 1787, in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Hamilton Cooper, was 31 and his mother, Mary Hunter, was 28. He married Elizabeth Walls on 24 April 1810, in Butler, Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 17 April 1850, in Preble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Somerville, Butler, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Cooper
1787–1850
Elizabeth Walls
1789–1877
Marriage: 24 April 1810
Hannah Cooper
1811–1863
Sarah G Cooper
1812–1836
Lydia Cooper
1813–1896
Hester Barsheba Cooper
1815–1850
Ruth Cooper
1817–1906
Esaias Samuel Cooper
1820–1893
Elias Samuel Cooper
1820–1862
Mary Cooper
1821–1909
Jacob Cooper
1830–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1810
Butler, Richland, Ohio, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 1

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1804

Age 17

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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 (3)

  • Jacob Cooper, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Cooper, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Cooper, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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