COPELAND, Celia J.
(1844-1920)

 

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STRAUGHN, George W.

COPELAND, Celia J. 3818

  • Born: 31 Mar 1844, Orange County, North Carolina, United States 3817
  • Marriage: STRAUGHN, George W. circa 1875
  • Died: 19 Jun 1920, Thompson Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3817,3818
  • Buried: Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3817,3818
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bullet  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says Celia, wife of G W Straughan, 31 Mar 18?4, June 19 192? (photo posted at Find a Grave webiste)

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Birth, Mar 1843, North Carolina, United States. 3815

2. Alt. Birth, 1 Mar 1845, Orange County, North Carolina, United States. 3818

3. Census, 5 Jun 1880, Thompson Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3816
1) Straughan, George, age 50, married, blacksmith, born NC, parents born NC
2) Straughan, Celia, age 36, wife, married, keeping house, cannot write, born NC, parents born NC
3) Straughan, Franklin, age 14, son, at home, cannot write, born NC
4) Straughan, Artelia, age 13, daughter, at home, attends school, cannot write, born NC.

4. Census, 6 Jun 1900, Thompson Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3815
1) Stroughan, Gorge, head of household, born Jan 1832, age 68, married for 19 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, rents his farm
2) Stroughan, Celia, wife, born Mar 1843, age 57, married for 19 years, 2 children, both living, born NC, parents born NC, house keeper
3) Stroughan, Arlindo, son, born Feb 1881, age 19, single, born NC, farm laborer
4) Stroughan, Lillia V., daughter, born Dec 1883, age 16, born NC, seamstress
5) Copeland, Martha, sister-in-law, born Apr 1832, age 68, born NC, parents born NC, house keeper.

5. Census, 27 Apr 1910, Thompson Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3812
1) Straughn, George W., head of household, age 77, married for 2nd time for 25 years, born NC, parents born NC, blacksmith in repair shop, owns his farm free
2) Straughn, Celia, wife, age 60, married for 1st time for 25 years, 2 children, both living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Straughn, Lilly, daughter, age 22, single, born NC, parents born NC, seamstress at home
4) Copeland, Martha, sister-in-law, age 77, single, born NC, parents born NC.

[single sister-in-law with last name Copeland implies that Celia's last name is Copeland]

6. Census, 14 Feb 1920, Swepsonville, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4933
1) Straugn, Lillie V., head of household, rents her home on Saxapahaw Road, age 32, single, born NC, parents born NC, keeper at boarding house
2) Straugn, Celia J., mother, age 74, widow, born NC, parents born NC
3) Straugn, Judia S., sister-in-law, age 34, married, born NC, parents born NC, weaver at cotton mill
4) Straugn, Paul L., nephew, age 14, not in school, born NC, parents born NC, quiller at cotton mill.

7. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 21 Jun 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3818 Mrs. Celia J. Straughn, born Mar 1 1845 in Alamance Co, NC, child of Ashly Copeland, housewife, widowed, wife of Geo W. Stroughn, died Jun 19 1920 in Thompson Twp, Alamance County, NC. Informant H. Stroughn of Burlington, NC. Buried Moors Chapel 6/21/20.


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Celia married George W. STRAUGHN circa 1875. (George W. STRAUGHN was born on 7 Feb 1832 in North Carolina, United States,3813 died on 8 Jul 1917 in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3813,3814 and was buried on 9 Jul 1917 in Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3813,3814.)




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