BoydShirley Copal

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About: We are rearching the COPAL family from Charlotte Co. Va. Gg-grandfather, ABRAHAM COPAL (KOPPAL) from Germany. His birth was Feb. 22, 1822. He married PRUDENCE NEWCOMB on Oct. 30, 1844 in Charlotte Co., Va. PRUDENCE's parents were THOMAS NEWCOMB & POLLY/MARY HENDRICK- NEWCOMB, also of Charlotte Co. During this marriage 5 children were born. 1) Sarah Ann Copal-LINDSAY 2) Margaret Copal-WILKERSON 3) Fannie Copal-THOMAS 4) David F. COPAL 5) Kate Copal-NEWCOMB

Researching: Thomas, Lindsay, Wilkerson, Ferrell, Chisum, Copal, Hendrick, Aronbraugh, Poulter

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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.
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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.
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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
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These photos were taken in the Philipines- 1944 during WWII. John was another son of David R. Copal, from Saxe, Va.
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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.
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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.'
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Abraham Copal (from Charlotte Co, VA, 1844 - ?). Later, he remarried and moved to Sturgis, KY. The woman and child in this picture are unknown.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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