Biography of D. M. Copsey
Sanel Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





D. M. Copsey. Born in Indiana January 12, 1832. At the age of eight years his parents moved to Missouri, where he was reared on a farm and resided until 1850, when he immigrated to California, crossing the plains with ox teams, arriving at Georgetown September 12th of the same year. After mining for one year he returned, via Panama, to Missouri, and there farmed until 1856, when he recrossed the plains to California and located in Lake county and engaged in farming, stock raising and milling until 1873, when he came to this county and located on Dry creek, where he is at the present writing being engaged in stock, wool growing and milling business. He owns about six hundred acres of land. Married, December 14, 1851, Jane Ashill, a native of Kentucky. William N. R., Alamander N., Henry C., Harland B. and Isabelle M., are the names of their children.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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