Evah Lee Copas

31 July 1902–25 October 1990 (Age 88)
Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life 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 Jefferson Township, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1930 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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Waverly Woods Williams
Evah Lee Copas
Marriage: 1 August 1942

Spouse and Children

1 August 1942
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: from copa, plural copas ‘drinking bowl’, applied possibly as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such vessels or possibly as a topographic name for someone living in a hollow.2 English: unexplained. Compare Copass , Copus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva L Copas in household of William Copas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evah Copas in household of William L Copas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eva Copas in household of W L Copas, "United States Census, 1920"

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