Martha Joyce Copple

22 August 1918–18 May 1983 (Age 64)
Bowdoin, Phillips, Montana, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Joyce

When Martha Joyce Copple was born on 22 August 1918, in Bowdoin, Phillips, Montana, United States, her father, John Wesley Copple, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Risk Baker, was 40. She married Clarence Einar Olson on 11 December 1937. She lived in Phillips, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 18 May 1983, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Malta, Phillips, Montana, United States.

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Clarence Einar Olson
Martha Joyce Copple
Marriage: 11 December 1937

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  • Marriage
    11 December 1937
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek
    Age 1
    Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 19
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Coppull in Lancashire, recorded in the 13th century as Cophill, from Old English copp ‘peak’ + hyll ‘hill’. Alternatively, a variant of Cupples , of Norman origin.Americanized form of German, Dutch or Jewish Koppel .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Joyce M Olson in household of Clarence O Olson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Joyce Martha Copple, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Joyce M Copple in household of John W Copple, "United States Census, 1930"

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