Samuel Copeland

about 1810–1883 (Age 73)
Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Copeland was born about 1810, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States as the son of Samuel Copeland and Pharoby Templeton Cotton. He married Martha Freestone on 2 August 1831, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wayne Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died in 1883, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Copeland
1810–1883
Martha Freestone
1803–
Marriage: 2 August 1831
Melissa J Copeland
1832–1904
Isaac O Copeland
1837–
Elizabeth Ann Copeland
1840–1906
Daniel Copeland
1840–

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–1883Male

    Martha Freestone

    Female1803–Female

MARRIAGE
2 August 1831
Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

    Melissa J Copeland

    Female1832–1904Female

    Isaac O Copeland

    Male1837–Male

    Elizabeth Ann Copeland

    Female1840–1906Female

    Daniel Copeland

    Male1840–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1816

Age 6

Indiana is the 19th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 (3)

  • Samuel Copeland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Copeland in entry for Melissa Seofer, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Samuel Copeland, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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