Joseph Thomas Copes

16 August 1899–13 October 1983 (Age 84)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Thomas

When Joseph Thomas Copes was born on 16 August 1899, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Thomas Francis Copes, was 26 and his mother, Mattie E. Newton, was 21. He had at least 3 sons with Jewel Travis. He lived in Police Jury Ward 6, Madison, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward One, Richland, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 13 October 1983, at the age of 84, and was buried in Richland, Louisiana, United States.

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Joseph Thomas Copes
Jewel Travis
Thomas Edward Copes
Ottis Manuel Copes
Henry Tolbert Copes

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    Thomas Edward Copes


    Ottis Manuel Copes


    Henry Tolbert Copes


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Cope or an Americanized spelling of Dutch Koppes or German and Dutch Kops .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph T Copes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Copes in household of Mattie Copes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Copes in household of Levi G Bush, "United States Census, 1920"

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