Anglo-Saxon society of old Britain. The name was thought to have been used for someone who once worked as a cooper, a person who made and repaired barrels, casks, and buckets. It was a trade highly valued in the Middle Ages, as the construction or waterproof containers was no easy task with the tools of the time.
Early Origins of the Coupal family
Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Coupal family
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Coupal Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Coupal include Cooper, Cowper, Couper, Coupar and others.
Early Notables of the Coupal family (pre 1700)
Baronet (died 1631), an English landowner and politician; Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), an English miniature painter; Alexander Cooper (1609-1660), an English Baroque miniature painter; Anthony Ashley Cooper...
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Migration of the Coupal family to Ireland
Some of the Coupal family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Coupal family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Coupal were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Coupal Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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