Mary Malinda Ann Copeland

Brief Life History of Mary Malinda Ann

When Mary Malinda Ann Copeland was born on 25 December 1854, in Mount Pulaski, Logan, Illinois, United States, her father, Abner Copeland, was 24 and her mother, Malenda Jane Birks, was 28. She married John Fletcher Baird on 24 January 1878, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Allen, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died in March 1927, in Metz, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Horton, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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John Fletcher Baird
Mary Malinda Ann Copeland
Marriage: 24 January 1878
Lena Maud Baird
Clara Ethel Baird
John Abner Baird
Minnie Baird

Sources (8)

  • M M Copeland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Malinda Copeland - Government record: birth-name: Mary Malinda Copeland
  • Mary Melinda Ann Copeland Baird, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1858: Macon, Illinois, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Copeland in Cumbria or Coupland in Northumberland, both named with Old Norse kaupa-land ‘bought land’, a feature worthy of note during the early Middle Ages, when land was rarely sold, but rather held by feudal tenure and handed down from one generation to the next.

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

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