John Coppage Obituary
Hutchinson Daily News, Tuesday, April 22, 1902
FUNERAL OF JOHN COPPAGE
Was Held at Langdon Yesterday- - Lived Here for Twenty Years
The funeral of the late John Y. Coppage of Langdon occurred at that place yesterday. The deceased was 82 years of age and for the last twenty years has been a resident of Langdon, where he was conducting a general store at the time of his death. He has been in the mercantile business in Kansas for over thirty years, and before coming here had a store in Jefferson county for several years.
He was the father of Robert Coppage, a Reno county boy who is now a teacher in the state university at Lawrence.
NOTE: The name is usually spelled Coppedge and is spelled that way on his tombstone in the Langdon Maple Hill Cemetery