Zula M E Canipe

5 April 1889–20 June 1953 (Age 64)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Zula M E

When Zula M E Canipe was born on 5 April 1889, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Alexander Canipe, was 29 and her mother, Barbara Louise Canipe, was 24. She married Esper Moten Bivens on 18 April 1920, in North Brook, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Knob Creek, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Township 10, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years. She died on 20 June 1953, in Lawndale, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esper Moten Bivens
Zula M E Canipe
Marriage: 18 April 1920
Grady Alexander Bivens
Lucy L. Bivens

Spouse and Children

18 April 1920
North Brook, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States


    Grady Alexander Bivens


    Lucy L. Bivens


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Alexander Canipe


    Barbara Louise Canipe




    Dovie S Canipe


    Charles F Canipe



    Carrie D E Canipe


    Thomas Dan Edgar Canipe


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 8

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 French (Canipé): Picard and southern occupational name for a knife-maker, from a derivative of canif ‘(small) knife’.2 Probably an Americanized form of German Kneip . Compare Kanipe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zula Bivins in household of Esper M Bivins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zuly M Campe in household of Thomas A Campe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zula Canipe in household of Alexander Canipe, "United States Census, 1920"

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