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    C. ROY COPPOCK is a well known-citizen of Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio, and has charge of the correspondence of the Jesse Beery Company, of that place. He was born in Bradford, Newberry Township, Miami. County, Ohio, September 4, 1874, and is a son of Elwood and Sarah (Younce) Coppock, and a grandson of Benjamin Coppock.

    Benjamin Coppock, the grandfather, was one of the early settlers of Miami County, and was located on a farm east of Ludlow Falls, in Union Township. He lived there until his death in 1890, and was buried at Union Cemetery, as was his wife, who survived him some years. Her maiden name was Ester Mills and they had three children, two of whom are living, David M. and Elwood. Religiously they were members of the Society of Friends. He was a Whig in politics.

    Elwood Coppock was born at Ludlow Falls, Miami County, where he lived until after his marriage, when he moved to Bradford and conducted a shoe store. He remained there four years and then carried on the same business in the state of Arkansas. Returning north, he became a traveling salesman, at which he has since continued, being first located at Goshen Indiana, and then at Logansport Indiana, where he now lives. He is a Republican in politics. He was married to Sarah Younce, a daughter of David Younce, and they became parents of six children, as follows: Minnie Lue, Roy, Frank (deceased), Cado (deceased), and Ester (deceased).

    C. Roy Coppock first attended school in Arkansas, then at Goshen Indiana; Webster Indiana; Fountain City Indiana; Pleasant Hill Ohio; Richmond Indiana. In the meanwhile he learned sign painting and the trade of a baker, which he followed for a time, and he also followed the insurance business. He engaged in selling sewing machines prior to accepting his present position with the Jesse Beery Company, of Pleasant Hill. He served four years as city clerk at Pleasant Hill and proved a most efficient officer. He is a Republican in politics. October 29, 1903, Mr. Coppock was united in marriage with Miss Effie Whitmer, a daughter of John W. and Frances Bell Whitmer, and they have a pleasant home in Pleasant Hill. Fraternally he is a member of The Masonic Lodge, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Junior Order United American Mechanics.

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