John Josiah Copsey Jr.

21 January 1884–16 May 1964 (Age 80)
Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John Josiah

When John Josiah Copsey Jr. was born on 21 January 1884, in Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States, his father, Frank Thomas, was 32 and his mother, Mary Rosa Doty, was 19. He married Helen May Thomas on 17 June 1908, in Wyoming, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States in 1925 and Kenmore, Erie, New York, United States for about 10 years. His occupation is listed as bank stenographer in New York, United States. He died on 16 May 1964, in Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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John Josiah Copsey Jr.
Helen May Thomas
Marriage: 17 June 1908
Thomas A Copary
Mary Helen Copsey

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 2
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 22
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): apparently from a medieval personal name Copsi or Cofsi.

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

Sources (9)

  • John J Copary Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • John J Copsey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John J Copsey Jr. in household of John J Copsey, "United States Census, 1900"

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