Evah Lee Copas

Female31 July 1902–25 October 1990

Brief Life History of Evah Lee

When Evah Lee Copas was born on 31 July 1902, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, her father, William Louis Copas, was 22 and her mother, Della Barbara Allee, was 18. She married Waverly Woods Williams on 1 August 1942, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Platte, Missouri, United States in 2001. She died on 25 October 1990, in Las Cruces, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hatch, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Waverly Woods Williams
Evah Lee Copas
Marriage: 1 August 1942

Sources (7)

  • Eva L Copas in household of William Copas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evah L Copas, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Evah L Copas, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1942Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 1

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.


    Age 10

    New Mexico is the 47th state.


    Age 25

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Spanish: from copas, plural of copa ‘drinking bowl’, applied possibly as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such vessels or as a topographic name for someone living in a hollow.

    English: perhaps a topographic name from Middle English copis, coppes ‘coppice, thicket’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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