William J. Copeland, IV

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William J. Copeland, IV

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Braintree, MA
Death: June 29, 1727 (32)
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William J Copeland, III and Mary Copeland-Webb-Spear (Bass)
Husband of Mary Copeland
Father of Rebecca Parke; James Copeland; Anna Fassett; William Copeland, V; William Copeland and 2 others
Brother of Ephraim Copeland; Ebenezer Copeland; Jonathan Copeland; David Copeland; Joseph Copeland and 7 others
Half brother of William Cox; Hannah Copeland; Susanna Webb; Mary Arnold; Sarah Arnold and 1 other

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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
September 19, 1697
Age 2
First Church, Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts, Colonial America
March 16, 1719
Age 24
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
October 25, 1720
Age 25
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
August 19, 1722
Age 27
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 1724
Age 28
Braintree, MA, USA
May 31, 1726
Age 31
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
June 29, 1727
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
August 4, 1727
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk Co, MA