Obituary: Silas Danner Copeland

Here is the death notice for Danner Graham, published in The Sikeston Standard-Democrat on Tuesday, 11 June 1996. Danner Graham SIKESTON – Danner Graham, 98, died at 6:50 a.m. June 11, 1996, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The following day a full obituary was published in…

Social In Crane

Just so you don’t think it’s all obituaries and census records around stately Graham Ancestry, here is an article from the 5 October 1972 edition of The Odessa American of Odessa, Texas, chronicling a get-together of a local sorority. Mu Delta Hosts Social In Crane CRANE (Special) – Mu Delta of Epsilon Sigma Alpha[1] met…

Tidying Up The Gray Home

Today is my grandpa’s 103rd birthday. I dedicate today’s tidying to Daniel Page Graham. The following changes have been published: John Jasper Graham Added images from the 1920 and 1930 United States Census Added data and an image from the 1940 United States Census Added in section headers by decade to make the article easier…

Obituary: Dessie Ann Coker

I’ve recently been doing a lot of research into the Copeland family for an upcoming article and came across this obituary mentioning Virgie and Danner Copeland by their married names. This turned out to be a key document for the article, so I’m presenting the obituary here. It was originally published in the Midland Reporter…

Silas Copeland & California Cypert

1870 Silas Richard Copeland was born on Friday, 10 February 1871 in Griggs Township, Van Buren County, Arkansas. He was the son of Burgess M. Copeland. California E. Cypert was born circa 1872 in Arkansas. She was the daughter of William and Asenath Cypert. 1890 On Monday, 15 August 1892, Silas Richard Copeland, age 21,…

Summer Break

Since the automobile accident a couple of weeks ago, genealogical things have slowed to a stop here at stately Graham Ancestry. My insurance company declared my car, Ruby, a total loss and issued to me a check for her value. We searched the Internet for a replacement, and found something we liked up in Crystal…