Texas Family Group Sheet for the Jefferson Madison COPELAND Family


Husband: Jefferson Madison COPELAND
Birthdate: 1812
Birthplace: Copeland Cove, Overton Co., TN
Death date: 19 Nov 1867
Place of death: Liberty Hill, Williamson Co., TX
Father: James R. COPELAND
Mother: Elizabeth SWALLOWS

Marriage date: 1832
Marriage place:

Wife: Mary Jane COPELAND
Birthdate: 1811
Birthplace: Livingston, Overton Co., TN
Death date: 1905
Place of death: Liberty Hill, Williamson Co., TX
Father: Richard COPELAND
Mother: Margaret "Peggy" HARTSOE

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Richard M.
Sex: M
Birthdate: 26 Nov 1836
Birthplace: Overton Co., TN
Death date: aft 1910
Place of death: Williamson Co., TX
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Burilla Catherine unknown

Child No. 2: Almira Jane
Sex: F
Birthdate: 18 Jul 1839
Birthplace: Overton Co., TN
Death date: 28 Oct 1867
Place of death:
Marriage date: 15 May 1856
Marriage place: Watauga Co., NC
Spouse's name: Patrick WOODSON

Child No. 3: James Overton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1 Oct 1841
Birthplace: Oakhill, Overton Co., TN
Death date: 30 Aug 1918
Place of death: Jones, TX
Marriage date: 21 Aug 1866
Marriage place: Bastrop, TX
Spouse's name: Julia Ellen PERRY

Child No. 4: Hannah Catherine
Sex: F
Birthdate: 7 Jun 1847
Birthplace: Overton Co., TN
Death date: 1 Oct 1897
Place of death: TX
Marriage date: 24 Mar 1861
Marriage place: Williamson Co., TX
Spouse's name: Benjamin Tichner PERRY

Child No. 5: William
Sex: M
Birthdate: Oct 1848
Birthplace: Watauga Co., NC
Death date:
Place of death: Williamson Co., TX
Marriage date: 1869
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Callie unknown

Child No. 6: Mary Ann
Sex: F
Birthdate: 11 Apr 1851
Birthplace: Williamson Co., TX
Death date: 6 Jun 1928
Place of death: Liberty Hill, Williamson Co., TX
Marriage date: 23 May 1869
Marriage place: Williamson Co., TX
Spouse's name: Joseph N. ANDERSON

Child No. 7: Josiah (Joseph?) Fletcher COPELAND
Sex: M
Birthdate: 5 Dec 1855
Birthplace: Liberty Hill, Williamson Co., TX
Death date: 10 Nov 1913
Place of death: Liberty Hill, Williamson Co., TX
Marriage date: 2 Jan 1881
Marriage place: Williamson Co., TX
Spouse's name: Jennie Minerva SHEDD

Child No. 8: Margaret Elizabeth
Sex: F
Birthdate: ca 1860
Birthplace: Williamson Co., TX
Death date: 14 Apr 1926
Place of death:
Marriage date: 24 Mar 1862
Marriage place: Williamson Co., TX
Spouse's name: James Wesley PERRY
 
 
Documentation:
* The 1850 Overton County, TN Census shows Jefferson and Mary. They moved to Texas in late 1849 or 1850-51.
* He first appeared on the tax roll for Williamson County, TX in 1861, taxed for 100 acres in the Charles Myers Survey.
* Jefferson appears on the 1867 Voter Registration List for Williamson Co., TX, Vol. 9, no 1.
* There are two dates of birth found for Jefferson, I have used the tombstone date of 1812.
* Jefferson and Mary are both buried in the Perry Cemetery, Williamson Co., TX. I have visited and photographed their gravesites.
* Dates of birth and death, marriage dates, etc. come from family Bible which now appears to be lost.
 

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