Joshua C. Copeland

about 1747–1807 (Age 60)
Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Joshua C.

When Joshua C. Copeland was born about 1747, in Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Charles Copeland, was 54 and his mother, Mary Divoli, was 52. He married Susanna Pike on 15 July 1772, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1807, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60.

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Joshua C. Copeland
Susanna Pike
Marriage: 15 July 1772
Jacob Copeland
Mary Copeland
Susannah Copeland
Leah Pike Copeland
John Copeland
Sarah Copeland
Mariam Copeland
Joseph Copeland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1772Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1767 · Tryon Palace
    Age 20
    Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
    1774 · Edenton Tea Party
    Age 27
    On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 34
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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    Sources (2)

    • Charles Copeland Sr Will Proven
    • North Carolina, Will Abstracts, 1760-1800

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