This photo of Saxe, VA, was taken in the early 1900's. This was when the "ghost-like town" of today, was a thriving town. But when the Southern Railroad no longer ran into Saxe, around 1960, things changed enormously.
Another one of David R. Copal's sons, Harvey Copal.Photo was taken with Harveyseated on his military HarleyDavidson during WWII. Harvey was wounded twice, while serving his country.
These photos of RAYMOND RAMSEY COPAL - US Army Medical Corp.served in England during WWII and DAVID E. COPAL - US Army-9th Infantry Division, served in Europe during WWII
These photos were taken in the
Philipines- 1944 during WWII.
John was another son of David
R. Copal, from Saxe, Va.
THIS IS A PHOTO TAKEN OF ABRAHAM BEAUREGARD COPAL.
HE SERVED AS A PRIVATE IN THE 44TH VA. INFANTRY-CO. I, 'MOSSINGFORD RIFLES' FROM CHARLOTTE CO., VA.
WE BELIEVE THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN WITH ABRAHAM IN HIS CONFEDERATE UNIFORM.
On the back of this photo, in very very nice handwriting, is the following: 'Save this for me, I may want it when I return.'
Abraham Copal (from Charlotte Co, VA, 1844 - ?). Later, he remarried and moved to Sturgis, KY. The woman and child in this picture are unknown.
This is a photo of Abraham Copal's grandson, David Ramsey Copal & his bride, Mollie Bet Wilson. The pic was taken on Broad Street, Richmond, Va.
This is Fannie COPAL-Thomas & Charles E. Thomas' son, Frenly Edward Thomas. He died July 2, 1959 at the age of 83. He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, in Kennett, Missouri.
This is a photo of Fannie Copal-Thomas. She was born in Charlotte Co, Va on June 11, 1853. Her parents were Abraham & Prudence Copal.
Fannie married Charles E. THOMAS on Feb. 10, 1871. She died on Feb. 16, 1940 in Dunklin Co., Missouri.