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Alex Copley (1835 - 1879)

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Alex (Ali) Copley
Born in Lawrence County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Butler Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Aug 2012
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Alex "Ali" [1]Copley was born in 1834, the child of William Copley[2] and Nancy Williamson. He married Jane Pack in 1857[3] in Wayne, West Virginia. He died in 1880 in Wayne, West Virginia, at the age of 46.


  1. "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Ali Copley in entry for Eveline Copley, 14 Jul 1860; citing Tug Fork, Lawrence, Kentucky, reference 2:X5L5JL; FHL microfilm 216,831.
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Aley Copley in household of William Copley, Lawrence county, part of, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States; citing family 1003, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970, database, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2018), Ali Copley and Jane Pack, 7 Sep 57; citing Marriage, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm .
  • Source: S314 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1

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On 19 Jan 2019 at 15:18 GMT Elisa Mayfield wrote:

Copley-239 and Copley-661 appear to represent the same person because: Same person based on ancestor personal demographics.

Ali is 30 degrees from Alexandre Dumas, 23 degrees from Richard Shelley and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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