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William A. COPLIN
Martha M. WATTS
Husband:  William A. COPLIN
Birth:  1808/9, VA
Occupation:  farmer

William probably had a prior wife, but my interest here is CARRICO, so I am not pursuing his genealogy further.

Marriage:  28 Nov 1853, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Wife:  Martha M. WATTS
Birth:  1826/7, VA
Other Spouse:  m1. 28 Nov 1848, Harrison Co., VA [now WV], Elza CARRICO
Stepchild:
1.  Melcena / Melcina / Melcinia CARRICO-COPLIN, b. Feb 1850, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Biological Child:
2.  Harriet COPLIN, b. 1854/5, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Virginia, West Virginia

Sources:

1.  Vital Research Records Project: Marriages.  West Virginia Division of Culture and History (online at www.wvculture.org):
Harrison County 1853 Nov 28 Wm A Coplin to Martha Carrico
The 1853 record is so faded, it's barely readable; they have read Martha's surname as, "Carr..."

2.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Harriet COPLIN
Birth: 09 Oct 1854, Ann Moore Run, Harrison, West Virginia
Father: William A. COPLIN; Mother: Martha M.
Source: Birth and Death Records, 1853-1906. Harrison County (West Virginia). Clerk of the County Court

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #73 of 292):  Clarksburg P.O., Harrison Co., VA [now WV], Roll M653_1351, p. 854, PN 114, 795/795, enumerated __ 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
William A Coplin 51 M   Farmer 1125 240 Virginia
Martha      " 36 F         "
Melcena     " 10 F         "
Harriet     "  6 F         "
Melcinia is Martha's daughter from her prior marriage.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #27-28 of 38):  Clarksburg P.O., Simpson Twp., Harrison Co., WV, Roll M693_1688, pp. 241A-241B, PN 27-28, 208/203, enumerated 28 Oct 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
Forsythe John H 40 M W Laborer     Virginia
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Coplin Martha M 47 F W Keeping house     Virginia
______ Melcina 19 F W At home     Virginia
______ Harriet 15 F W At home     Virginia

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Martha is living with her married daughter, Melcinia (CARRICO) WATTS.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

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