Georgia Copeland

29 May 1903–20 August 1987 (Age 84)
Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Georgia

When Georgia Copeland was born on 29 May 1903, in Smith, Texas, United States, her father, Bennett Richard Copeland, was 46 and her mother, Nettie Nancy Lee, was 34. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1910 and Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 20 August 1987, at the age of 84.

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Max David Ray
Georgia Copeland

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Bennett Richard Copeland


    Nettie Nancy Lee




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (2)

  • George Ann Copeland in household of Ben R Copeland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georgie Copeland in household of B R Copeland, "United States Census, 1910"

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