Mark Allen Copeland

1904–1988 (Age 83)
Lee Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mark Allen

When Mark Allen Copeland was born on 7 September 1904, in Lee Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, David Lindsey Copeland, was 45 and his mother, Frances Lucinda Hendryx, was 39. He had at least 2 daughters with Ora Blevin. He died on 6 March 1988, in Bishop Hill, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Evergreen Memory Garden Cemetery, Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Mark Allen Copeland
Ora Blevin
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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from a place called Copeland, of which there is an example in Cumbria, or from 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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Sources (2)

  • Mark A Copeland, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mark Allen Copeland, "Find A Grave Index"

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