Malissa Jane Copelin

10 October 1851–4 August 1935 (Age 83)
Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malissa Jane

When Malissa Jane Copelin was born on 10 October 1851, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Copelin, was 52 and her mother, Jane Jeffries, was 30. She married George Emery Rider on 28 November 1872, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Priceville, Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Priceville, Hart, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 August 1935, in Cash, Hart, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Copelin Cemetery, Bonnieville, Hart, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Emery Rider
1841–1918
Malissa Jane Copelin
1851–1935
Marriage: 28 November 1872
John Thomas Rider
1874–1948
William David Rider
1877–1969
Benjamin Allen Rider
1879–1957
Miles Forgy Rider
1881–1973
George Albert Rider
1885–1911
Samuel Jacob Rider
1886–1971
Grover Cleveland Rider
1888–1967
Henry Lee Rider
1891–1970
Cora Bertha Rider
1892–1982
Dora Bird Rider
1896–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1872
Hardin, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Copelin

    Male1799–1876Male

    Jane Jeffries

    Female1821–1896Female

siblings

(10)

    John Boman Copelin

    Male1840–1917Male

    Mary A Copelin

    Female1842–1910Female

    Sarah E Copelin

    Female1844–1900Female

    Benjamin G Copelin

    Male1845–1863Male

    David J Copelin

    Male1847–1929Male

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 10

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

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

Probably a variant of English and Scottish Copeland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Molissie Rider in household of Ben Rider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melissa J Rider in household of George E Rider, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melissa Rider in household of Ben Rider, "United States Census, 1920"

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