William J. Copeland, IV

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About William J. Copeland, IV

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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

1695
March 7, 1695
Braintree, MA
1697
September 19, 1697
Age 2
First Church, Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts, Colonial America
1719
March 16, 1719
Age 24
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 16, 1719
Age 24
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1720
October 25, 1720
Age 25
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1722
August 19, 1722
Age 27
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1724
March 19, 1724
Age 29
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 1724
Age 28
Braintree, MA, USA