William J. Copeland, IV

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William J. Copeland, IV

Birthplace: Braintree, MA
Death: Died in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William J Copeland, III and Mary Spear
Husband of Mary Copeland
Father of Rebecca Parke; Anna Fassett; James Copeland and William Copeland, III
Brother of Ephraim Copeland; Ebenezer Copeland; Jonathan Copeland; David Copeland; Joseph Copeland and 7 others
Half brother of Hannah Copeland; Susanna Webb; Mary Arnold; Sarah Arnold and Christopher Webb

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About William J. Copeland, IV


The Copeland family trace their ancestry to Sir John Copeland, who fought at the battle of Neville's Cross, during the reign of Edward III, October 17, 1346, and with his own hand captured King David of Scotland, whom he bore from the field with a company of attendants, and proceeding to Calais delivered him into the hands of his royal master, then in France.

For this service he was created a banneret by the King and given a pension of 500 pounds per annum. He was also made a warden of Berwick, Sheriff of Northumberland and helper of Roxburgh Castle. Lawrence Copeland, a lineal descendant of Sir John, from whom sprang all the Copelands in America, came to this country and settled at Mount Holliston, Mass., where he died December 30, 1699, aged 110 years,

William Copeland who married Mary Bass. was a son of Lawrence Copeland

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William J. Copeland, IV's Timeline

March 7, 1695
Braintree, MA
March 16, 1719
Age 24
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
March 1724
Age 28
Braintree, MA, USA
June 29, 1727
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
August 4, 1727
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk Co, MA
December 16, 1727
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States