William Copeland

Male 1801 - 1883  (81 years)


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  • Name William Copeland 
    Birth 25 Oct 1801 
    Gender Male 
    Death 31 Jan 1883 
    Burial Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Peter Copeland,   b. Bef 1745   d. Bef 1780  (Age ~ 35 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Tabitha Eddins   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1829, Aug 16 -- Bible of William Copeland and Mary E. Bailey, Moore County, NC
      William Copeland and Mary Bailey were married at the residence of Benjamin Bailey by Rev. Joel Harris

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 447 & 476
      Wiliam Copeland
      (20-30) 1M 1F

      1832, Dec 1 -- Bible of Benjamin Bailey Jr. and Nancy Campbell, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Bailey and Nancy Cambel were married at home of the bride by Jessee Sanders. Wm. Coplin and James Cambel were witnesses.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185
      William Coplin Jr.
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (10-15) 1F
      (5-10) 2M
      (0-5) 1F

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 235
      William Copeland 48 M, Farmer, $50 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Mary Copeland 48 F, Born in NC
      Tabitha Copeland 18 F, Born in NC
      John N. Copeland 17 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      William Copeland 15 M, Born in NC
      Jane Copeland 9 F, Born in NC
      Mary E. Copeland 7 F, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 225
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 484
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 204
    Person ID I11282  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2022 

    DNA Tests  7 DNA tests are associated with William Copeland 

    Father William Copeland,   b. 1765   d. 25 Mar 1842, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Tabitha Eddins   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E. Bailey,   b. 1802   d. 26 Aug 1877 (Age 75 years)  [1
    Marriage 16 Aug 1829 
    Children 
    +  1. Female Tabitha Copeland,   b. 14 Nov 1830
    Ashley Stoddard Nelson  (Age 80 years);   
    John Thomas  m. 11 Nov 1861
       2. Male John N. Copeland,   b. 11 Dec 1832   d. 18 Jun 1864, Petersburg, VA in Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)
    +  3. Male William Baxter Copeland,   b. 24 Oct 1834   d. 24 May 1909 (Age 74 years)
    Elizabeth Cole  (Age 87 years)  m. 26 Dec 1859
    +  4. Female Jane A. Mc. Copeland,   b. 20 Feb 1840   d. 25 Feb 1911 (Age 71 years)
    Daniel B. Campbell  (Age 67 years)  m. 6 Feb 1867
       5. Female Mary E. Copeland,   b. 19 Oct 1843
    Family ID F3323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2010 

  • Event Map
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  • Histories
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Area includes portions of Wet, Dry, Mill, McLendons (southern), Drowning (northern), Cabin, Flag, Sings and Buffalo Creeks. Courtesy of the NC Archives.
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Area includes portions of Wet, Dry, Mill, McLendons (southern), Drowning (northern), Cabin, Flag, Sings and Buffalo Creeks. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1110] James Vann Comer, Moore County Bible Project, Volume I, (1987, Moore County Genealogical Society, PO Box 1183, Pinehurst NC 28370), 7-8.
      Bible of William Copeland and Mary E. Bailey
      In possesion of Mrs. Kermit Copeland, West End, NC



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