Rebecca Coupe

about 1772–25 May 1855 (Age 83)
East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Coupe was born about 1772, in East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Coup, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 28. She married George Olivant on 8 July 1794, in North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Scothern, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 25 May 1855, in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George Olivant
1769–1842
Rebecca Coupe
1772–1855
Marriage: 8 July 1794
Elizabeth Oliphant
1794–
John Olivant
1803–1861
Isaac Olivant
1799–
Sarah Olivant
1802–
Mary Olivant
1807–
Hannah Olivant
1811–
George Ollivant
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 July 1794
North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Coup

    Male1742–Male

    Elizabeth

    Female1744–Female

siblings

(4)

    Elizabeth Coupe

    Female1764–1807Female

    Female1766–1806Female

    Dorothy Coupe

    Female1769–Female

    Female1772–1855Female

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 29

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 36

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 43

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): variant spelling of Coop .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Olivant in household of George Olivant, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Rebecca Olivant, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Rebeccah in entry for Eliz Ollivant, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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