John COPLAND ID#2207, b. about 1617, d. February 1695
Birth*John COPLAND was born about 1617.1 
Marriage*He married Agnes HAIRSTANES, daughter of John HAIRSTANES Laird of Craigs and Agnes GLEDSTANES, on 30 January 1654.2,3
Occupation*John COPLAND was Provost of Dumfries between 1680 and 1683 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.2 
Death*He died in February 1695 in Dumfries, Scotland.1 


Agnes HAIRSTANES b. a 1630, d. 24 Mar 1714

Sources (

  1. [S183] Memoirs of My Ancestors, A Collection of Genealogical Memoranda
    , Hardy Bertram McCall, (
  2. [S97] Edgar, Robert. An Introduction To The History of Dumfries, J. Maxwell & Sons, Dumfries 1915, Personal Collection - pdf file of complete book.
  3. [S3114] The Transactions and Journal of Proceedings of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Vol 9, Session 1892-93, Printed at the Courier and Herald Offices, Dumfries, 1894. Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society, Dumfries, Scotland.
  4. [S205] Peter Hennessy. Online (, unknown author. The New Register House, Edinburg, Scotland. Text downloaded 1881.
  5. [S181] Some Old Families: A Contribution to the Genealogical History of Scotland, unknown author,, 1890.
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