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Mary Belle Copeland

Female 1858 - 1908


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  • Name  Mary Belle Copeland  [1, 2
    Born  25 Oct 1858  Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Female 
    Moved  1867  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Iowa 
    Census  1880  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Mary Umphres (sic), white, female, age 20, wife, married, occupation keeping house, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Ohio
    Iowa State Census  1885  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Mary B. Umphreys, 73 Township, Range 3, Section 16, Address NE¼ SW½; age 27, female, married, occupation keeping house, born in Ohio, father's nativity: native, mother's nativity: native
    Iowa State Census  1895  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Mary B. Umphrey, age 36, female, married, born in Ohio
    Census  1900  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • May (sic), B. Umphry (sic), wife, white, female, born in October 1854, age 45, married, married for 27 years, mother of 7 children, 7 of these children living, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Ohio, could read, could write, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1905  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Card #: 694, Mary B. Umphreys (sic), Post Office: Morning Sun Iowa
    Died  11 Feb 1908  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 11
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried  13 Feb 1908  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 12
    Obituary  14 Feb 1908  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Wapello Tribune 
    • The many friends of the family learned with sorrow Tuesday evening (February 11, 1908) of the death of Mrs. T. J. Umphrey, at the family residence southeast of Wapello. [The] deceased had been sick but a few days with pneumonia.

      [The] deceased was the daughter of Mrs. Harriet Copeland, of Morning Sun, and was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on October 25th, 1858. She came to Iowa with her parents in the year 1867. On August 15, 1876, she was united in marriage to T. J. Umphrey, and since that time has made her home in Morning Sun Township. To them were born six children--James G., of this city; Dayton, of Washington state; Eber, Hazel, Willa, Lorena and Geoffrey, at home.

      Besides her husband and children, [the] deceased leaves her mother and sister, Caroline Copeland, of Morning Sun, and one brother, Atwood, who resides in Los Angeles, California.

      The funeral services were held at the country home yesterday, conducted by Reverend J. E. Newsom, of this city, with internment in the Elmwood cemetery at Morning Sun.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [12
    • Name: Mary B. (Copeland) Umphrey; Sex: F; Born: 1858; Died or Buried: 1908; Age: 50; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC ©1990 - page MS-76; Notes: born 25 October 1858; died 11 February 1908
    Person ID  I109  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  William Copeland,   b. 21 Feb 1826, Londonderry, Ross County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1888, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Harriet Ann "Hattie" Jarvis,   b. 15 Jul 1832, Smyrna, Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1917, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Nov 1857  Sewellsville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Alt. Marriage  10 Nov 1857  Sewellsville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Ohio Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: William Copeland; Bride's Name: Hariett Ann Jarvis; Marriage Date: 4 November 1857; Marriage Place: Belmont,Ohio; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51310-5; System Origin: Ohio-ODM; Source Film Number: 0902145 V. 9-10
    Family ID  F85  Group Sheet

    Family  Thomas Jefferson Umphrey,   b. 30 Dec 1850, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1925, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Aug 1876  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alt. Marriage  15 Aug 1876  [5
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • (ancestry.com:) Umphrey, Thomas J.; Spouse: Copeland, Mary B.; Marriage Date: 15 August 1876; County: Louisa.

      (Family Search Labs:) Groom's Name: Thomas J. Umphrey; Bride's Name: Mary G. Copeland; Marriage Date: 15 August 1876; Marriage Place: Louisa County, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10111-4; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006646; Reference Number: p 48; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Thomas J. and Mary B. (Copeland) Umphrey's grave is located at Elmwood Cemetery near Morning Sun, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Thos. J. Umphrey, December 30, 1850 - July 11, 1925; Mary B. Umphrey, October 25, 1858 - February 11, 1908"
    The Headstone of Thomas J. and Mary B. (Copeland) Umphrey
    The Headstone of Thomas J. and Mary B. (Copeland) Umphrey
    Children 
     1. James Garland Umphrey,   b. 30 Sep 1878, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1950, rural Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dayton William Umphreys,   b. 8 Jan 1881, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1957
    >3. Eber Gaylord Umphrey,   b. 1 Nov 1884, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >4. Hazel Irene Umphrey,   b. 2 Sep 1887, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1980, Morning Sun Manor, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Willa Agnes Umphrey,   b. 16 Jun 1892, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1960, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Lorinda Fern "Loie" Umphrey,   b. 8 Dec 1895, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1953, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Geoffrey Paul Umphrey,   b. 5 Dec 1897, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1931, Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F78  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 537-538 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S8079] Umphrey, Thomas Jefferson - Obituary (Morning Sun News-Herald), (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, July 16, 1925; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb).

    4. [S253] Umphrey, Thomas Jefferson and Mary Belle (Copeland) - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; photograph provided courtesy of Marjorie Naomi "Marge" (Walker) Kimble and Becky Ruth (Kimble) Murphy) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S252] Umphrey, Mary Belle (Copeland) - Obituary, (originally published in The Wapello Tribune, February 14, 1908, page 1; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Page 18, Supervisor's District 1, Enumeration District 127, Sheet 478B; Enumerated on June 16, 1880

    7. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa, page 19 301; Roll: IA1885_222

    8. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Louisa County, Iowa; Morning Sun Township; Sutro Library, San Francisco, California; Sutro Microfilm Roll #553, Reel 67 of 121

    9. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 87, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 11B, page number: 93; enumeration date: June 15, 1900

    10. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    11. [S33] Conwell, Joy Lynn (Ferguson) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S261] Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958 (Family Search), (Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S262] Copeland, Harriet Ann (Jarvis) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 4, September 13, 1917; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S12632] Copeland, William - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun Herald, page 5, February 2, 1888; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).

    17. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).