COPPEDGE, William J.

William J. COPPEDGE, dealer in groceries and general merchandise at Stanton Depot, Haywood county, was born in Haywood County, November 27, 1856, and is the son of Thomas C. and Henrietta Coppedge, of the same county. Mr. Coppedge received a common-school education, and has always been a merchant. In 1884, he engaged in his present business, and has met with encouraging success, being regarded as one of the substantial business men of Stanton.

January 17, 1880, he married Nettie NELSON, they have had one son, William B., born September 15, 2883. Mr. and Mrs. Coppedge are leading members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. Mr. Coppedge votes the Republican ticket, and he is a member of the K. of H.

Goodspeed Pub. Co. History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present; Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood and Crockett Counties, Besides a Valuable Fund of Notes, Original Observations, Reminiscences, Etc., Etc. Nashville: Goodspeed Pub. Co, 1887.