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Lawrence Copeland
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Birth: 1626
Lancashire, England
Death: Dec. 30, 1699
Braintree
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

He was possibly the son of Lawrence Copeland (b.c1590) and Ruth ____ Copeland of Northumberland and Yorkshire. And therefore possibly the brother of immigrant John Copeland of Isle of Wight,VA. It has been said that he died at age 100, or even 110, but this is from long held family tradition/myth, and is not substantiated with any degree of certainty.

He married Lydia Townsend on Dec 10,1651 at Braintree,MA.

Children: Thomas Copeland, Thomas Copeland, William Copeland, John Copeland, Lydia Copeland White, Ephraim Copeland, Hannah Copeland, Richard Copeland, and Abigail Copeland Isgate.

NOTE: There is a memorial to him in Hancock Cemetery in Quincy, placed by descendants, ascribing to him the mythical centenarian status. As such, the memorial is placed here. However, his true burial place is unknown.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lawrence C. Copeland (1590 - 1630)
  Susannah Ruth Hill Copeland (1592 - 1630)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Townsend Copeland (1630 - 1688)
 
 Children:
  William Copeland (1656 - 1716)*
  John Copeland (1658 - 1714)*
  Lydia Copeland White (1661 - 1727)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Copeland (1612 - 1690)**
  Lawrence Copeland (1626 - 1699)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hancock Cemetery *
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Kevin Avery
Record added: Jun 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53725055
 


- Donna B.
 Added: Mar. 25, 2016
In honor of my 9th great grandfather, through your son, John.
- Steven Dunn
 Added: Oct. 30, 2015

- Donna B.
 Added: May. 27, 2015
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