John Copeman

12 April 1953–11 October 2007 (Age 54)
Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Copeman was born on 12 April 1953, in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Copeman, was 40 and his mother, Bertha Gray, was 35. He died on 11 October 2007, in Hunmanby, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.

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Robert Copeman
Bertha Gray
John Copeman

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World Events (7)

1965 · Death Penalty is Abolished for Murder

Age 12

The death penalty for murder was abolished in England on November 8, 1965.

Age 20

The UK joins the European Economic Community.
1978 · First Test Tube Baby is Born

Age 25

Louise Brown was the world's first test tube baby to be born using in vitro fertilization. Brown was born in Oldham on July 25, 1978.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English copman, from Old Norse kaupmaðr, cognate with Old English cēapmann ( see Chapman ). Kaupmaðr is also found as a personal name in England, and this use may lie behind some cases of the surname.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Koopmann or Dutch Coopman .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Copeman - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: John Copeman

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