Family: John Andrew Triplett Copeland / Martha Mary Emmeline Dunlap (F3327)  [1, 2

m. 20 Jun 1884


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  • Father | Male
    John Andrew Triplett Copeland

    Born  2 Nov 1860   
    Died  9 Nov 1931   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  20 Jun 1884   
    Father  William Baxter Copeland | F3259 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Cole | F3259 Group Sheet 

    Martha Mary Emmeline DunlapMother | Female
    Martha Mary Emmeline Dunlap

    Born  2 Oct 1868   
    Died  17 Jul 1956   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William C. D. Dunlap | F3592 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Adeline Kennedy | F3592 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Female Copeland

    Born  10 May 1885   
    Died  10 May 1885   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Male Copeland

    Born  20 Feb 1886   
    Died  20 Feb 1886   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + William Arthur Copeland

    Born  23 Mar 1887   
    Died  18 Mar 1934   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Isabelle Wicker | F11866 
    Married     

    Fannie Jane CopelandChild 4 | Female
    + Fannie Jane Copeland

    Born  2 Jul 1890   
    Died  19 Nov 1954   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Guy Harris | F11867 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    + John Benjamin Copeland

    Born  22 Feb 1892   
    Died  9 Oct 1957   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Olive White | F11868 
    Married     

    Lillie Alice CopelandChild 6 | Female
    + Lillie Alice Copeland

    Born  12 Oct 1894   
    Died  24 Oct 1959   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Oscar Glenn Spell | F11869 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    + Claude Franklin Copeland

    Born  22 May 1896   
    Died  16 Dec 1937   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Helen Allum | F11870 
    Married     

    Minnie Helen CopelandChild 8 | Female
    + Minnie Helen Copeland

    Born  12 Nov 1899  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Nov 1962  Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  James Basil Huggins | F6472 
    Married  25 Jun 1919  Rocky Mount, Nash County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    + Wade Dunlap Copeland

    Born  2 Mar 1902   
    Died  20 Sep 1970   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Gladys O. Brigman | F11871 
    Married     

    Adeline Elizabeth "Addie" CopelandChild 10 | Female
    + Adeline Elizabeth "Addie" Copeland

    Born  21 Mar 1904   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Daniel Curtis Hamer | F11890 
    Married     

    Mary Kathryn "Kate" CopelandChild 11 | Female
    + Mary Kathryn "Kate" Copeland

    Born  10 Oct 1906   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Wade Clark | F11891 
    Married     
    Spouse  John McLean | F11892 
    Married     

    Child 12 | Female
    + V.B.". Copeland

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Edwin Ashley | F11893 
    Married     

    Child 13 | Male
    Grady Anderson Copeland

    Born  9 Sep 1912   
    Died  30 Apr 1981   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S1267] Stephanie Stright Hill [Samhil2@aol.com], 30 Jun 2013.
      William Arthur Copeland, born March 22, 1888, died March 14, 1934. He married Isabelle Wicker. Their children were Hubert, Mildred and John Copeland.

      Fannie Jane Copeland, born July 2, 1890, died November 19, 1954. She married Guy Harris. Guy died October 20, 1953. Their children were: Roy who married Mildred ? and they had 6 kids; Lucille who married Ben Owen and had Wade and Jane; Ruth who married Paul Gruber and they had Guy, Walter, Ralph and Phyllis; Ralph who married and had 3 children; Phil, who was a Navy pilot killed in a plane crash in 1950, and Max who married and had 2 children.

      John Benjamin Copeland, born February 22, 1892, died October 9, 1957. He married Olive White. They had Louellen, who had spinal meningitis at age 13; twins named Vera and Vira; Carl, a Navy pilot lost at sea in WWII and Dan. I know they had one more child, but don't know their name. Vera married and had at least 1 child.

      Lillie Alice Copeland, born October 12, 1894, died October 24, 1959. She married Oscar Glenn Spell. They had Virginia, who married Addison ("Uncle Ad") Sprague and had James and David; Oscar Glenn, Jr., who married a woman named Sara and had Oscar Glenn III (a dentist), John (a CPA) and a third child who was 13 in 1970; Homer who married a woman named Doris (she and O. G. Spell's wife Sara were sisters) and they had Louis and Vicky; and Hazel who married Larry Jenks and had no children. After Homer died and O. G.'s wife Sara died, O. G. and Homer's widow Doris (who was O. G.'s late wife's sister) married, but they had no children.

      Claude Franklin Copeland, born May 22, 1896, died December 16, 1937, married Helen Allum. Helen was from Michigan. They had Mildred who married Walter Burgin and had Mildred and "Little Walter"; Bob who was an Air Force pilot killed in WWII and left a son Bob, Jr.; Jerry who married and had 2 boys and 2 girls; Barbara who married and had 4 children.

      Minnie Helen Copeland - you already have the info on her. She went by "Helen." Aunt Edna had Charles Legree Dyson, Jr. who goes by "Legree" and married twice. His first wife was Myra ? and they had no children. He married second, Dianne (Best) Arnette and they had Leigh Ann Dyson. Leigh Ann married Chris Watts and they have Copeland and Dyson Watts. Legree also adopted Dianne's daughter by her first marriage - Tammy Dyson. Aunt Edna's second son is James Copeland Dyson, called "Jimmy", who married Gail Randolph and then Sherry (Barnhart) Keenan. He has no children by either marriage. Aunt Edna died in 2001 and Uncle Charlie died in 1974. They are both buried in the Williston Cemetery, Williston, Barnwell County, SC. My mother (Mary Huggins Stright) died June 4, 1988 in Brunswick, Glynn County, GA and my father (Stephen Alexander Stright, Jr.) died June 13, 2004 in McDonough, Henry County, GA. They are both buried in Williston Cemetery. I have 3 sisters - Mary Helen Stright who has never married; Kelly Sue Stright who married first Richard Conrad Easley and second Paul Richard Newkirk and has no children by either marriage; and Carol Lee Stright who married Russell ("Rusty") Allen Herrington and they have a daughter, Cynthia Elizabeth Herrington who is not married. I'm the second oldest. I married Joseph David Minter in 1973 and we had Joseph Stephen ("Steve") Minter. We divorced in 1978 and I married David Chris Hill, July 11, 1995. My son Steve married Rhonda Ann Williams in October 2003 and they have a son, Joseph Aaron ("Aaron") Minter; they are now divorced; Steve has not remarried.

      Wade Dunlap Copeland, born March 2, 1902, died September 20, 1970, married Gladys O. Brigman. They had Wade, Jr. and John. Both had children, but I don't how many or their names.

      Adeline ("Addie") Elizabeth Copeland, born March 21, 1904, married Daniel Curtis Hamer. They had 4 children, but I can only name their son Daniel Curtis, Jr., known as "D.C." DC had a daughter named Rebecca ("Becky") who married a man named ? Stewart.

      Mary Kathryn ("Kate") Copeland, born October 10, 1906, married first Wade Clark on October 20, 1924. They had Hubert Clark, then divorced. Hubert married and had children, but I don't have any information on them. Aunt Kate married as her second husband John McLean on December 25, 1949. He died November 19, 1956. They had no children.

      Vera Belle ("Biddie") Copeland, born June 4, 1909, married Edwin Lashley. They had Martha (who had 2 children), Edwin, Jr. and Allen. I don't have any information about Ed and Allen's families.

      Grady Anderson Copeland, born September 1912, died April 30, 1981. He never married.

      My great-grandmother also had a set of twins - a boy and a girl - and another daughter who all 3 died at birth. They were the 3 oldest children. The daughter was born and died May 10, 1885 and the twins were born and died February 20, 1886. They are all 3 buried at Bensalem Presbyterian Church.


    2. [S1267] Stephanie Stright Hill [Samhil2@aol.com], 1 Jan 2007.
      Mary Martha Emmeline Dunlap, daughter of Adeline Kennedy and William Dunlap and wife of John Andrew Triplett Copeland was my great-grandmother. Their daughter (my grandmother) Minnie HELEN (not Minnie A.) Copeland, born November 12, 1899 in Eagle Springs, Moore County, NC, died November 23, 1962 in Spartanburg, SC, married James Basil Huggins on Jun 25, 1919 in Rocky Mount, Edgecomb County, NC. He was born Jun 25, 1893 in Verdier, Colleton County, SC and died September 4, 1969 in Augusta, Richmond County, GA. They are both buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC. The children were: Edna Helen Huggins married Charles Legree Dyson, Sr. and Mary O'Bryan Huggins (my mother) married Stephen Alexander Stright, Jr.