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C.C. Coppedge C.C. Coppedge
Full Name: Charles Clark Coppedge
Date of birth: February 2, 1830
Date of death: June 11, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3)     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison, Upshur
(1) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(2) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: C.C. Coppedge, resident county Harrison, post office Marshall, state of nativity Tennessee, farmer, age 36 in 1866 (born ca. 1830). Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Charles Clark Coppedge, born 2/2/1830, died 6/11/1898. Family and gravestone photos, biographical sketch. Foreman/Walker Family Tree, Ancestry.com.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 97. Rev. C.C. Coppedge of Murry League (later known as Ore City after 1910), represented Upshur and Harrison counties in the Legislature, interment in Ore City Cemetery. A History of Upshur County, Texas, 1966.
  • Biographical sketch: served two terms [sic] in the Legislature, one from Harrison County and one from Upshur County, buried at Murrah League near Ore City. Became a Methodist preacher in 1880, father of 21 children, 5 of whom became Methodist ministers. Served in Edward Clark's Company, Camp H, the 14th Regiment in the Confederate Army, elected general quartermaster. Twixt the Forks of Cypress, 1930.
  • Other Resources
  • Candidate for State Senate in 1866, p. 258. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
  • Lists 2nd Lieut. C.C. Coppedge in 19th Infantry, Company F. Col. Edward Clark organized 14th Infantry. Texans in the Civil War. 14th Infantry 19th Infantry
  • Charles Clark Coppedge, born 2/2/1830, died 6/11/1898, interment in Ore City Cemetery, Upshur County. Ore City was first called Murray League. Photos of grave marker and military service, Jr 2nd Lt Co F 19 TX Inf CSA. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.C. Coppedge, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Burning of Brenham, Governor's Message and Accompanying Documents, Select  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Printing  
     

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