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William E. Copeland
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1839, Scotland
Death: May 23, 1924
Milam County
Texas, USA

Wife was Elizabeth A, William was born about 1840 in Scotland, Elizabeth was born about 1836 in Tenn.
Co H Tex Inf CSA


Dallas Morning News. May 25, 1924. Page Four. Rev. W. E. Copeland Dies in Rockdale. Special to The News. Rockdale, Texas, May 24. -- The Rev. W. E. Copeland, 85 years old, died at 8 o'clock Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. K. Stribling of this city.

Dr. Copeland was a veteran of the war between the States, losing a leg in the battle of Gaines Mill, Virginia. He served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church here for more than forty years. He was a member of Hood's Texas Brigade and life chaplain of the organization. He was a native of Scotland and was educated at Edinburgh University, coming to America when a very young man. Dr. Copeland is survived by three sons, Robert, John and James Copeland, and one daughter, Mrs. Stribling. Funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian Church and burial will take place Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Amanda Pillow Copeland (1834 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  John Copeland (1867 - 1886)*
  James H Copeland (1869 - 1925)*
  Mary Jeanette Copeland Stribling (1875 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Rockdale (Milam County)
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ed Gibson
Record added: Feb 12, 2010
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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