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Copal Family Photographs

Gg-grandfather, Abraham Copal, born in Germany, Feb. 22, 1822 married his first wife, Prudence Newcomb in Charlotte Co., VA. They had "5" children during their marriage in 1844. Sarah Ann Clementine, Margaret, Fannie, David F. & Kate. Prudence died in 1884 in Charlotte Co., Va.

Abraham Copal married second in 1889, Union Co., KY, to Mary E. Aronburgh. They had "2" daughters, Polly & Nannie.

This photo is believed to be of his second wife, Mary E. Aronburgh of KY, & their daughter, Polly.

Submitted 2-10-02 by Boyd & Shirley Copal

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Maragaret Wilson
Margaret Wilson, grandau. of D. F. Copal (son of Abraham)   Abraham Copal's daughter-in-law Susan and her children, Jesse Copal, Audie Bell Copal and Mabel Copal. Their father was David F. Copal of Charlotte Co., VA.
Mrs. Susan Copal
David Ramsey Copal and bride
David Ramsey Copal (son of D. F. Copal) and his bride Mollie Bet Wilson-Copal   Abraham & Prudence Newcomb-Copal's daughter Fannie.
Fannie Copal
Abraham B. Copal
Abraham Beauregard Copal   6//18/02 identified as Joseph & Sarah Copal-Lindsey
Of Charlotte Co., Va. Sarah's
granddaughter, Jean Lindsey-Duffey, identified Sarah in the photo. Joseph Samuel Lindsey married Sarah Clementine Copal on Aug. 2, 1860. Joseph died from a fall off a roof on Aug. 4, 1912. They were married for "52" years. Sarah died on March 9, 1936. BOTH are buried at Ash Camp Baptist Church Cemetery in Keysville, VA.
David & Mollie Copal
Frenly Edward Thomas
Frenly Edward Thomas -
(Charles E. & Fannie Copal-Thomas's son)
Birth: August 3, 1875
Death: July 2, 1959
  David R. & Mollie Wilson-Copal
(left-front-Raymond Copal,
right-front-Harvey Copal,
baby-John D. Copal,
right back-David Copal)
David R. & Mollie Copal
Kate Copal-Newcomb & Susan Anna Chisum-Copal
Kate Copal-Newcomb &
Susan Anna Chisum-Copal
taken in the 1920's with the church
in Saxe, Va in the background.
Update July 2002: confirmed that Susan Anna is on the left in this photo and Kate, in glasses, is on the right.

Copal Brothers, sons of David Flournoy Copal
Left to right back row:
David Ramsey Copal, Jesse J. Copal & Willie Copal
Front Row: John S. Copal & "Dick Copal"
In front of their father's home, Saxe, VA 1920-25.

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