Rachael Adeline Copley
- Born: 15 Jan 1869, Ohio
- Marriage: William Sheridan Melvin about 1884 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
- Died: After 1910, Lawrence Co., Ohio
On 5 Jul 1857 when Margaret Jane Farrar was 17, she first married Samuel L. Wood, son of Job Wood & Rulaney Stratton. Samuel was born on 2 Apr 1837 and died in Cincinnati, Ohio on 5 May 1862 at the age of 25. In 1865 when Margaret Jane was 24, she married M. Copley and had children James Marion Copley (born in 1867 & died on 25 Jan 1902), Rachael Adeline Copley, and Minnie Copley (born on 2 Mar 1871).
By 1880, Minnie is living with her widowed grand mother, Sarah Wood, and Rachael is living with Aden and Evestena Webb: The 1880 Federal Census for Greenfield, Gallia Co., Ohio, District 27 records Minnie Copley (9) living with Sarah Wood (49 - VA) and her children John (17), Pleasant (16), Rachael M. (13), and Franklin C. (11) and the 1870 Federal Census for Greenfield, Gallia Co., Ohio, records Job (59 - Ohio) and Sarah (45 - Ohio) Wood and her children William (19), Jacob (16), Naney (14), John (8), Pleasant (6), Amanda (4), and Colfax (2). Next door is Naney Copley (68 - Kentucky) and Franklin Copley (10). The 1880 Federal Census for Lawrence, Lawrence Co., Ohio, District 93 records Rachael Copley (11) living with Aden (45) and Evestena [Westena] (41) Webb.
Rachael married William Sheridan Melvin, son of Jonathan Broome Melvin and Rhonda Gord, about 1884 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (William Sheridan Melvin was born about 1865 in Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio and died after 1910 in Lawrence Co., Ohio.)