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William Brannon Cope

  Date Details
1831 His paternal grandfather, Thomas COPE was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Abt 1835 His paternal grandmother, Emma BANBURY was born
Mon 24 Aug 1846 His maternal grandmother, Anne PERKINS was born in Wolvey, Warwickshire, England
Fri 31 Aug 1849 His maternal grandfather, John STRINGER was born in Whittleford, Stockingford, Warwickshire, England
Thu 14 Oct 1858 His paternal grandfather, Thomas COPE married grandmother Emma BANBURY in P.C.of St' Michael, Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Sat 9 Sep 1871 His father, Tom COPE was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Thu 12 Oct 1871 His maternal grandfather, John STRINGER married grandmother Anne PERKINS in PC. Mancetter, Warwickshire, England
Thu 6 Dec 1877 His mother, Elizabeth Ann STRINGER was born in Whittington, Warwickshire, England
Sat 15 Aug 1896 His paternal grandfather, Thomas COPE died (aged 65) in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Tue 18 Aug 1896 His paternal grandfather, Thomas COPE was buried in P.Cemetery, Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Mon 19 Apr 1897 His father, Tom COPE married mother Elizabeth Ann STRINGER in P.C. Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Mon 20 Dec 1897 His brother, John Thomas COPE was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Tue 4 Oct 1898 His paternal grandmother, Emma BANBURY died (aged 63) in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
1898 His paternal grandmother, Emma BANBURY was buried in P.Cemetery, Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Mon 4 Dec 1899 His sister, Kate Maria COPE was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
  Thu 25 Sep 1902 He was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
  Mon 12 Jan 1903 His future wife, Ethel Louisa WRIGHT was born in Station Rd. Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
Age Date Details
Thu 25 Sep 1902 He was born in Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
1 Thu 17 Dec 1903 Orville Wright made the first successful controlled flight in a powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk North Carolina, U.S.A.
2 Sat 4 Mar 1905 Theodore Roosevelt began second term as President of U.S.A.
3 Tue 5 Dec 1905 Sir H Campbell-Bannerman became Prime Minister (Liberal)
3 Wed 7 Feb 1906 General Election in Great Britain
5 Wed 8 Apr 1908 H H Asquith became Prime Minister (Liberal)
6 Thu 4 Mar 1909 William H. Taft became 36th President of U.S.A.
7 Wed 9 Feb 1910 Asquith's second Ministry (Liberal)
7 Wed 9 Feb 1910 General Election in Great Britain
7 Fri 6 May 1910 Accession of George V on death of Edward VII
8 Mon 19 Dec 1910 Asquith's third Ministry (Liberal)
8 Mon 19 Dec 1910 General Election in Great Britain
8 Mon 27 Mar 1911 His sister, Nora Emma COPE was born in Witherly Mill, Witherly, Leicestershire, England
8 Sun 2 Apr 1911 Census in United Kingdom (First with questions about marriage and children. Released with redaction in Jan 2009)
9 Mon 12 Feb 1912 China adopted the Gregorian Calendar (previously Chinese Calendar)
9 Mon 15 Apr 1912 The 'Titanic' (White Star liner) sank on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York after hitting an iceberg off Newfoundland with the loss of over 1500 lives
10 Tue 4 Mar 1913 Woodrow Wilson became 37th President of U.S.A.
11 Tue 4 Aug 1914 Britain declared war on Germany at start of World War I
12 Wed 26 May 1915 H H Asquith formed a Coalition government
14 Sat 14 Oct 1916 His brother, Henry Norwood COPE was born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
14 Oct 1916 His brother, Henry Norwood COPE died (aged ?) in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
14 Thu 7 Dec 1916 David Lloyd-George became Prime Minister (Coalition)
14 1917 Russia and Turkey officially adopted the Gregorian Calendar. In Russia it was not fully recognised until May 1923
14 Sun 4 Mar 1917 Woodrow Wilson began second term as President of U.S.A.
14 Sun 12 Aug 1917 His brother, John Thomas COPE died (aged 19) in Belgium [Killed in action]
14 Aug 1917 His brother, John Thomas COPE was buried in Locre Hospice Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
15 1918 Franchise extended to all males over 21 and women over 30 who were householders or wives of householders
16 Mon 11 Nov 1918 Armistice signed to end World War I
16 Wed 5 Mar 1919 Became 18 Mar 1919 in Yugoslavia when the Gregorian Calendar was adopted
17 Fri 5 Mar 1920 Became 18 Mar 1920 in parts of Romania as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
17 Sat 4 Sep 1920 Became 17 Sep 1920 in parts of Bulgaria as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
18 Fri 4 Mar 1921 Warren G. Harding became 39th President of U.S.A.
18 Sun 19 Jun 1921 Census in United Kingdom (statistics published)
20 Mon 23 Oct 1922 A Bonar-Law became Prime Minister (Conservative)
20 Wed 15 Nov 1922 General Election in United Kingdom
20 Mon 5 Mar 1923 Became 18 Mar 1923 in parts of Greece as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
20 Tue 22 May 1923 Stanley Baldwin became Prime Minister (Conservative)
20 Mon 18 Jun 1923 His sister, Kate Maria COPE married William Henry BEEBY in Holy Trinity P.C. Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
20 Fri 3 Aug 1923 Cavin Coolidge became 40th President of U.S.A.
21 Thu 6 Dec 1923 General Election in United Kingdom
21 Tue 22 Jan 1924 Ramsey MacDonald became Prime Minister (Labour)
22 Wed 29 Oct 1924 General Election in United Kingdom
22 Tue 4 Nov 1924 Stanley Baldwin's second Ministry (Conservative)
22 Wed 4 Mar 1925 Cavin Coolidge began second term as President of U.S.A.
24 Sat 1 Jan 1927 Registration of adopted children began
25 Mon 7 May 1928 Franchise extended to everyone over 21
26 Mon 4 Mar 1929 Herbert Hoover became 42nd President of U.S.A.
26 Thu 30 May 1929 General Election in United Kingdom
26 Fri 7 Jun 1929 Ramsey MacDonald's second Ministry (Labour)
27 Sat 17 May 1930 He married Ethel Louisa WRIGHT (aged 27) in Independent Chapel, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
28 Sun 26 Apr 1931 Census in United Kingdom (Records burnt by enemy action)
28 Tue 25 Aug 1931 Ramsey MacDonald formed a Coalition government
29 Tue 27 Oct 1931 General Election in United Kingdom
30 1933 His sister, Nora Emma COPE married John Thomas ADCOCK in Holy Trinity P.C. Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
30 Sat 4 Mar 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt became 43rd President of U.S.A.
32 Mon 6 May 1935 Silver Jubilee of George V
32 Sat 1 Jun 1935 Driving tests and 'L' plates were introduced in Britain
32 Fri 7 Jun 1935 Stanley Baldwin formed a Coalition government
33 Sat 19 Oct 1935 His son, Brannon COPE was born in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
33 Thu 14 Nov 1935 General Election in United Kingdom
33 Mon 20 Jan 1936 Accession of Edward VIII on death of George V
34 Fri 11 Dec 1936 Edward VIII abdicated and his brother (Duke of York) became George VI
34 Thu 4 Mar 1937 Franklin D. Roosevelt began second term as President of U.S.A.
34 Fri 28 May 1937 Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister (Coalition)
36 Sun 3 Sep 1939 Britain declared war on Germany at start of World War II
37 Fri 29 Sep 1939 Enumeration in United Kingdom (for issue of Identity Cards)
37 Sat 11 May 1940

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister (Coalition)

38 Thu 16 Jan 1941

His daughter, Jill COPE was born in Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire, England

38 Tue 4 Mar 1941

Franklin D. Roosevelt began third term as President of U.S.A.

41 Tue 6 Jun 1944 D-Day. Allied forces landed in Normandy
42 Fri 12 Jan 1945 Auswitz Concentration Camp liberated by Soviet Army
42 Sun 4 Mar 1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt began fourth term as President of U.S.A.
42 Thu 12 Apr 1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt died. Harry S. Truman became 44th President of U.S.A.
42 Tue 8 May 1945 VE Day. Germany surrendered
42 Wed 23 May 1945 Winston Churchill became caretaker Prime Minister (Conservative)
42 Thu 5 Jul 1945 General Election in United Kingdom
42 Thu 26 Jul 1945 Clement Attlee became Prime Minister (Labour)
42 Mon 6 Aug 1945 Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima Japan
42 Tue 14 Aug 1945 VJ Day. Unconditional surrender of Japan
44 Tue 1 Apr 1947 School leaving age in Britain raised to 15
45 Mon 5 Jul 1948 The National Health Service came into operation in Great Britain
46 Thu 20 Jan 1949 Harry S. Truman began second term as President of U.S.A.
47 Thu 23 Feb 1950 Clement Attlee's second Ministry (Labour)
47 Thu 23 Feb 1950 General Election in United Kingdom
48 Sun 8 Apr 1951 Census in United Kingdom (statistics published)
49 Thu 25 Oct 1951 General Election in United Kingdom
49 Fri 26 Oct 1951

Winston Churchill again Prime Minister (Conservative)

49 Sat 1 Dec 1951 His father, Tom COPE died (aged 80) in Melton Mowbray Infirmary, Leicestershire, England
49 Thu 20 Dec 1951 His father, Tom COPE was buried in Ashby Rd. Cemetery, Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
49 Wed 6 Feb 1952 Accession of Elizabeth II on death of George VI
50 Tue 20 Jan 1953 Dwight D. Eisenhower became 45th President of U.S.A.
50 Fri 29 May 1953 Mount Everest was conquered by Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing
50 Tue 2 Jun 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey televised
51 Sun 1 Aug 1954 He died in Leicester General Hospital, Leicestershire, England
51 1954 He was buried in Independent Chapel Burial ground, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED ONCE
He was the 3rd of 5 children born to Tom COPE & Elizabeth STRINGER, aged 24

Predicted census return 2 Apr 1911: William Brannon COPE, Unmarried, 8, Hartshill, Warwickshire, England

He came of age at 21

When he was 27 he married Ethel Louisa WRIGHT, aged 27

When he was 49 his father, Tom COPE died aged 80

He died at the age of 51, survived by his 2 children and his wife

SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT Sun 1 Aug 1954
Ethel Louisa WRIGHT wife 51 Station Rd. Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
Brannon COPE son 19 Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
Jill COPE daughter 13 Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire, England
Elizabeth Ann STRINGER mother 76 Whittington, Warwickshire, England
Kate Maria COPE sister 54 Hartshill, Warwickshire, England
Nora Emma COPE sister 43 Witherly Mill, Witherly, Leicestershire, England

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
1 Spouse
1 Parent
2 Siblings