Malissa Jane Copelin

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

The Life Summary 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
Malissa Jane Copelin
Marriage: 28 November 1872
John Thomas Rider
William David Rider
Benjamin Allen Rider
Miles Forgy Rider
George Albert Rider
Samuel Jacob Rider
Grover Cleveland Rider
Henry Lee Rider
Cora Bertha Rider
Dora Bird Rider

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1872Hardin, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
    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

    English (Kent and Surrey): variant of Copeland .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Molissie Rider in household of Ben Rider, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Melesia Coplin in entry for Tom Rider, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Melissa J Rider in household of George E Rider, "United States Census, 1880"

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