Martha Elizabeth Cooper

25 September 1832–22 March 1888 (Age 55)
Mottram, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Cooper was born on 25 September 1832, in Mottram, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Holland Cooper, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Garlick, was 29. She married Thomas Bithell on 12 July 1864, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 9 years. She died on 22 March 1888, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Bithell
Martha Elizabeth Cooper
Marriage: 12 July 1864
Thomas Cooper Bithell
Martha Ellen Bithell
Elizabeth Bithell
Heber Bithell
Alice Bithell

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  • Marriage
    12 July 1864Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    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 North America, the English surname has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates from other languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kupfer and Kupper (see Kuper ).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 (34)

    • Betty Cooper in household of Holland Cooper, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Bethell in household of Thomas Bethell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Betty Cooper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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