Copeland, Henrietta “Etta” Elizabeth


Henrietta “Etta” Elizabeth Copeland, c. 1906.

Class of 1906
Graduation Elocution Recital : “Two Gray Wolves”

Birth: Jul. 19, 1884, Ehrhardt, Bamberg County, South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1919

William Martin Lightsey (1882 – 1946)

William Marion Lightsey (1911 – 2010)
Jack Talley Lightsey (1912 – 1974)
Judson Hanahan Lightsey (1915 – 2005)
Frances Louise Lightsey Rice (1917 – 2004)

Fairfax Cemetery
Fairfax, Allendale County, South Carolina, USA

Source:, # 39044671.


The Bamberg Herald (Bamberg, SC), January 13, 1910, p. 8.

A Surprise Marriage

On Thursday afternoon Miss Etta Copeland, a teacher of the Johnston high school, and Mr. W. M. Lightsey, of Fairfax, were united in marriage at the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. P. E. Monroe. The bride is a daughter of Mr. F. E. Copeland, a prosperous farmer of Bamberg county, and is a young lady of charming personalities. The groom is a son of Sheriff Lightsey, of Hampton county, and is a young man of high moral character. Immediately after the ceremony the happy couple left for Fairfax, their future home, – Johnston Monitor.