John Andrew Triplett Copeland

Male 1860 - 1931  (71 years)

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  • Name John Andrew Triplett Copeland 
    Born 2 Nov 1860 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 1931 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1900 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 45-B
      1910 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 115
      1920 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 109
    Person ID I11295  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2009 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with John Andrew Triplett Copeland 

    Father William Baxter Copeland,   b. 24 Oct 1834,   d. 24 May 1909  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cole,   b. 8 Nov 1840,   d. 9 Jan 1928  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1859  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Mary Emmeline Dunlap,   b. 2 Oct 1868,   d. 17 Jul 1956  (Age 87 years)  [1, 2
    Married 20 Jun 1884 
     1. Female Copeland,   b. 10 May 1885,   d. 10 May 1885  (Age 0 years)
     2. Male Copeland,   b. 20 Feb 1886,   d. 20 Feb 1886  (Age 0 years)
    +3. William Arthur Copeland,   b. 23 Mar 1887,   d. 18 Mar 1934  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Fannie Jane Copeland,   b. 2 Jul 1890,   d. 19 Nov 1954  (Age 64 years)
    +5. John Benjamin Copeland,   b. 22 Feb 1892,   d. 9 Oct 1957  (Age 65 years)
    +6. Lillie Alice Copeland,   b. 12 Oct 1894,   d. 24 Oct 1959  (Age 65 years)
    +7. Claude Franklin Copeland,   b. 22 May 1896,   d. 16 Dec 1937  (Age 41 years)
    +8. Minnie Helen Copeland,   b. 12 Nov 1899, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1962, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +9. Wade Dunlap Copeland,   b. 2 Mar 1902,   d. 20 Sep 1970  (Age 68 years)
    +10. Adeline Elizabeth "Addie" Copeland,   b. 21 Mar 1904
    +11. Mary Kathryn "Kate" Copeland,   b. 10 Oct 1906
    +12. Vera Belle "Biddie" Copeland,   b. 4 Jun 1909
     13. Grady Anderson Copeland,   b. 9 Sep 1912,   d. 30 Apr 1981  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F3327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1267] Stephanie Stright Hill [], 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 [], 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.