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Rev William E Copeland

Rev William E Copeland

Birth
Scotland
Death 23 May 1924 (aged 84)
Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 48055042 · View Source
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Wife was Elizabeth A, William was born about 1840 in Scotland, Elizabeth was born about 1836 in Tenn.
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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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  • Created by: Ed Gibson
  • Added: 12 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48055042
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William E Copeland (6 Jul 1839–23 May 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48055042, citing Old City Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ed Gibson (contributor 47129667) .