Lydia Cope

1822–
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Cope was born about 1822, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Andrew Cope, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Bostian, was 51.

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Family Time Line

John Andrew Cope
1781–1844
Margaret Bostian
1771–1852
Thomas Cope
1805–
Phillip Cope
1810–
John Cope
1812–
Daniel Cope
1814–
George Cope
1816–1874
Cecelia Cope
1818–
Lydia Cope
1822–
Jacob Cope
1808–1892
Celia Cope
1811–
James Cope
1815–1893
Penelope "Penny" Cope
1818–
William Cope
1825–
Elizabeth S. Cope
1838–1868

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 8

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.

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.

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