Nary Jane <I>Damron</I> Copley

Nary Jane Damron Copley

Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Jan 1929 (aged 88)
Davin, Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 23424373 · View Source
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2nd Wife (Widow) Of:
Lt. Ira Goff Copley

Daughter Of:
Samuel Damron
2nd Wife,
Sarah "Sallie" (Smith) Damron

Mother Of:
Geneva "Ginevra" Copley
married: Millard Filmore Damron

Laura Belle Copley
married: John W. "J.W." Hollandsworth

Silas D. Copley
married: Elizabeth "Betty [?McCoy] Wallace

Nancy Jane ("Nary Jane" is name per St. of WV death certificate #1008) was a 1/2 sister to 1st wife, Amelia "Millie/Milly" (Damron) Copley, "Millie/Milly" being my maternal Gr-Gr-Grandmother ... Della

(Per State of West Virginia Death Certificate #1008)

Full Name:
Nary* Jane Copley

DOB: 10-21-1840
DOD: 1-17-1929

Age at Death:
88 yrs 2 months 26 days

Marital Status:


Birth Place:
Wayne County, WV**

Place of Death:
Davin, Logan County, WV

Cause of Death:
Bronchopneumonia; influenza

Attending Physician:
Augustus Holderfield, M.D.
Man, Logan County, WV

Name & Birth Place of Father:
Samuel Damron

Maiden Name & Birth Place of Mother:
Sallie Smith
Pike County, Kentucky

Name & Address of Informant:
Mrs. Geneva Damron
Davin, Logan County, WV

Name & Address of Funeral Home/Director:
A. B. Gilman
Man, Logan County, WV

Place of Burial:
Doane***, Wayne County, WV
(Silas D. Copley Cemetery, Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia...dl)

*On the West Virginia Death Certificate index, her first name is shown as "Mary" but the name on the death certificate is "Nary" ... Per research, marriage records indicate she was also known as "Nancy Jane" ... Della

**In 1840, the area in which she was born was probably known as "Cabell County, Virginia" ... Della

***Doane was/is a small community/rail depot near McComas, WV, which was, at the time, one of the known location areas of the Silas D. Copley Cemetery. Currently, following elimination of smaller post offices, the Cemetery address is Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia ... Della

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  • Created by: Della Lilly
  • Added: 16 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23424373
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nary Jane Damron Copley (21 Oct 1840–17 Jan 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23424373, citing Silas Copley Cemetery, Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Della Lilly (contributor 46905597) .