Anthony Lynn Tony Copley

22 November 1961–19 November 1994 (Age 33)
Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Anthony Lynn Tony

When Anthony Lynn Tony Copley was born on 22 November 1961, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States, his father, Winfield Scott Copley, was 49 and his mother, Audrey Fern Sherlock, was 40. He died on 19 November 1994, at the age of 32, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Dannebrog, Howard, Nebraska, United States.

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Winfield Scott Copley
Audrey Fern Sherlock
Deborah Ann Copley
Anthony Lynn Tony Copley

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World Events (8)

1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 1

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.
1966 · Race Riots

Age 5

On July 4, 1966, race riots started in Omaha, Nebraska, as a protest against civil unrest. The first of the riots started in July when a crowd of African Americans gathered and reacted violently to the Omaha Police Department. They demolished police cars and threw firebombs demolishing stores. This lasted for 3 days and ended in million of dollars of damage. In August of 1966, the next set of riots took place, when an 19 year old African American was shot by a white cop. Buildings were firebombed. 
1971 · The Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Age 10

The Twenty-sixth Amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens who are eighteen years old or older.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called Copley, for example in County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, from the Old English personal name Coppa (apparently a byname for a tall man) or from copp ‘hilltop’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • A L Copley, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Anthony Lynn Copley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • 'Tony' L Copley, "BillionGraves Index"

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