Couper, James[1]

Male Abt 1797 - 1855  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Couper, James 
    Born Abt 1797  Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Roadside, Lybster, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  [1, 5
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Upper Mavesy, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  [3
    Occupation 12 Mar 1855  [4
    Died 12 Mar 1855  Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried the Churchyard of Latheron, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I238  Shelley's Tree | Descendants of James Henry French (1849-1915)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2017 

    Father Couper, William,   d. Bef 1855 
    Mother Forbes, Janet,   d. Bef 1855 
    Married 12 Dec 1788  Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sutherland, Barbara,   b. Between 1795 and 1799,   d. 26 Apr 1860, Mavesy, Clyth, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    • Although the Latheron parish church kept records at this time, no marriage registration has been found for James and Barbara. No baptisms have been found for any of their children, either. Further investigation of other sources for the area during this time period is needed.
    Children 
     1. Couper, James,   b. Cal 1818, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Mar 1855  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +2. Couper, William,   b. Cal 1822, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1869, Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    +3. Couper, Robert,   b. 10 Nov 1825, Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1898, 178 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Couper, John,   b. Cal 1828
     5. Couper, Joseph,   b. Cal 1834, Dunbeath, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1855, Achavar, Clyth, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     6. Couper, Janet,   b. Cal 1835, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S384] Death certificate: William Couper, 1869, (William Couper, 5 OCT 1869).

    2. [S536] Census 1841 Roadside, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland RG038/00 018/00 001 (James Couper household).
      While the 1841 census usually rounds down ages to the the next five years, James age was not rounded.

    3. [S1182] Census 1851 Upper Mavesy, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland HO107 (James Cowper household), (HO107).

    4. [S387] Death certificate: James Couper, 1855, (Latheron, Caithness, Scotland: James Couper, 12 MAR 1855).

    5. [S536] Census 1841 Roadside, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland RG038/00 018/00 001 (James Couper household).