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From: Terry Jackson <>
Subject: Re: [GACOBB] seeking info - COPELAND
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 18:38:22 -0800
Have you checked for a death record?
What was her full name at death? Date of death?
I can check in AL & GA
>I am thrilled to get a response from this list. Thank you all so much.
> Here is why I ask.
> My great grand mother Sarah Hannah Copeland is my major stone wall.
> According to most and census she was born about 1880 give or take 3 to
> Bad time to be born for research purposes!!!!
> The earliest I can find her is living in Alabama with her sister Mary
>born about 1874. who is married to a James R. Teague ( born Union county Ga.).
>Living with them is listed as sister in law Sarah H. Copeland age abt 16.
>This is 1900 Census DeKalb Alabama.
> This couple William and Sarah Copeland in Marietta just about fit the
>bill as far as the girls go. Or do you think I'm streaching to far? I was
>thinking since Sarah Teal you say was born in Alabama according to Census, that
>maybe One or both Wiiliam and Sarah died and the girls went to live with family
>in Alabama by 1900. I can NOT find one shered of anything on Sarah prior to
>1900. And, naturally with out knowing the parents can't narrow Mary down.
> There is a large clan of Copeland's living in DeKalb county 1900 but
>can't say for sure they are any relation.
> Again, thank you so very much for your reply. I will follow your
>leads and perhaps track her down.
> Thank you, Thank you