Thomas Copeland

about 1642–
Yoxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Copeland was born about 1642, in Yoxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Copeland, was 31 and his mother, Frances, was 23. He married Mrs. Thomas Copeland in 1671, in Yoxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Copeland
Mrs. Thomas Copeland
Marriage: 1671
Martha Copeland
John Copeland
William Copeland

Spouse and Children

Yoxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom


    Martha Copeland


    John Copeland


    William Copeland


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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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