Surname: Cooper

Martha Ann Gertrude Todd Edmondson of Brooks County GA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now EDMONDSON, Martha Ann Gertrude Todd8, (Samuel B.7, Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 24, 1850, died May 25, 1890, married Dec. 25, 1866, David Edmondson, of Brooks County, Georgia. He was a prosperous farmer. Children: I. Martha Ann Ginevra, b. March 14, 1868, d. Sept. 10, 1890, m. Oct. 2, 1888, E. J. Griffin, who d. Nov. 28, 1909. Issue: (1) Anna Maude, b. Sept. 8, 1890, d. June 5, 1893. II. John Jackson, b. Dec. 6, 1870, unmarried. III. Marie Virginia, b. Nov. 18, 1872, m. L. H. Cook, M. D.; they had four children. IV. Lizzie Belle, b. Oct. 3, 1874, d. in 1908, m. John L. Everett; they lived in Milltown, Ga.; they had four children. V. James Lee, b. March 12, 1876, d. Sept. 10, 1907; he m. and had one child. VI. Fannie Todd, b. Dec. 21, 1878; she is m. and lives in Blountstown, Fla., and has five children. VII. Carrie Cleveland, b. May 19, 1880, d. May 11, 1904, m. Oct. 3, 1898, Cleveland G. Beatty. No children. VIII. Florence Eunice, b. Nov. 17, 1883, m. John R. Bostick, who is a prosperous farmer and lives in Hahira, Ga. They have two sons and two daughters. IX. Beulah May, b. Aug. 4, 1886, m. Luther J. Cooper,...

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Mary Amy Todd Cooper of Torrington CT

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now COOPER, Mary Amy Todd8, (Ezra L7, Ezra L.6, James5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1825, in Wolcott, Conn., died Feb. 20, 1907, in Torrington, Conn., married in June, 1848, William Cooper, who was born Sept. 12, 1824, in Birmingham, England, died April 20, 1894. Children: I. Charles Henry, b. March 4, 1849, in Waterbury, Conn., m. Ella J. Buckingham, who was b. Aug. 29, 1855. Issue: (1) Arthur Bernard, b. Jan., 1876, m. Charlotte Pryor Curtis at Castleton-on-Hudson; (2) Frank Henry, b.(???), m. June 10,(???), Mabel Skeeles Smith, and had issue: (a) Helen Smith, b. Dec. 19, 1908, in Seymour, Conn.; (b) Mildred, b. Jan. 20, 1915. II. Mary Alice, b. Feb. 5, 1853, d. Feb. 10, 1899, m. Dec. 10, 1873, Maj. Albert Brooker, and had issue: (1) Julia Edna, b. in 1876, m. Nov. 28, 1900, Austin C. Thompson. III. Frederic William, b. Aug. 8, 1855, in Torrington, Conn., m. in Naugatuck, Conn., Ida Waite, who was b. Aug. 28, 1860, in Rockville, Conn. In 1919, they were living in Naugatuck, Conn. They had issue: (1) Amy Laura, b. July 20, 1887, in Waterbury,...

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Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah C. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Jeremiah C. Cooper, farmer; P. O. Hutton; was born in Franklin Co., N. C., April 25, 1786, being now 93 years of age, hale and hearty; he remained with his parents up to the age of 21, working upon farms in the neighborhood, when he purchased a farm in Randolph Co., N. C., and lived there until 1841, when he came to Coles Co., and on April 22 of same year purchased the farm on Sec. 24, upon which he has ever since resided. While living in Randolph Co. he was elected Sergeant of the 18t Regt. of North Carolina Militia, and was promoted to Orderly Sergeant of the regiment, then Ensign or 2d Lieutenant, and then elected Captain, and from that to Colonel, which position he however would not accept on account of the expense attached to it; be was Justice of the Peace for fifteen years (appointed by both branches of the State Legislature), and retained the same up to his removal to Coles Co. in 1841. He has been married three times; his first wife was Miss McDelaney Wakehaster, whom he married April 15, 1809; she died in May, 1846; they had ten children; five boys-Jesse, born April 23, 1813; John, Sept. 6, 1818; Larkin, June 3, 1820; Frank, June 11, 1826; Henry...

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Biography of Louis A. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now America, as has been frequently remarked, is the home of self-made men, and in no line is this trait so apparent and so beneficial to the country at large, as in the agricultural field. It would seem as if in this branch the very best that is in a man is brought to the surface, for the very freedom which surrounds these workers, enables their natural abilities to develop to the fullest and best extent. One of the finest specimens of this sort of manhood, is to be found in the person of Louis A. Cooper, manager of the Geneva Automobile Company, of Geneva, Ontario county, New York. William E. Cooper, father of Louis A. Cooper, was a resident of Phelps, New York, where he was engaged in farming during the active years of his life. He was born in 1815, died in 1894, and was esteemed by all in the community for the faithful performance of those duties which fell to his lot. He married Elizabeth Pierce, born in Geneva, New York, 1836, died in 1903. Louis A., son of William E. and Elizabeth (Pierce) Cooper, was born in the town of Phelps, Ontario county, New York, September 23, 187 1. He attended the district school at Oak Corners, then the Geneva high school, and...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biography of Albert R. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Albert R. Cooper, postmaster of Pesotum, has spent most of his life in this county as a practical farmer and also as a teacher, and is one of the dignified and influential leaders in his community. Mr. Cooper was born in Pesotum Township October 7, 1870, a son of John A. and Mary L. (Prose) Cooper. His mother was born in Ohio. The father, a native of West Virginia, first went west to the State of Missouri and from there came to Champaign County in 1863. Locating on a farm in Pesotum Township, he went through the trials and adversities of the pioneers and finally accumulated an estate which enabled him to retire and enjoy life in comfort. The mother died in April, 1880. They had seven children: Minnie, wife of Frank Dowler, of Hindsboro, Illinois; Myra, who died in childhood; Albert E.; Laura, wife of Albert Tjossem, of Ellensburg, Washington; Curtis, of Decatur, Illinois; Chester, who died at the age of twenty-one; and Lucy, who died in infancy. Albert R. Cooper grew up on his father’s farm in this county, attended the district schools, and in 1891 finished the course of the Tolono High School. For one year he was a student in the University of Illinois. Mr. Cooper did a splendid work as a...

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Biographical Sketch of William Freeman Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now WILLIAM FREEMAN COOPER is the fourth son of the late Dea. Sherman Cooper, of Croydon. On his father’s side he is descended from the Coopers and Shermans; and on his mother’s, from the Powerses and Lelands. His parents having a large family and but little property, his early life was one of toil. While living with them his means of education were small. At the age of eighteen he left the paternal roof and was thrown upon his own resources. After spending four years at the Newport Academy and in teaching school to improve the state of his finances, he, in 1824, commenced his professional studies with Dr. Elijah Cooper, of Newport. After completing the usual course of preparatory studies, and attending the lectures at the medical school at Bowdoin College, he graduated with honor from that institution, in 1826, receiving the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He returned immediately to Newport, where he commenced the practice of his profession, and remained there about a year. In 1827 he removed to Kelloggsville, in the town of Niles and County of Cayuga, N. Y. By the successful performance of a very difficult surgical operation he opened his way at once to professional fame. He has ever since been engaged in an extensive practice, in which he has...

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Biographical Sketch of Alanson L. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ALANSON L. COOPER, son of Barnabas, and grandson of Dea. John Cooper, was born Oct. 16, 1804. He possessed intellectual powers of the highest order. He studied medicine and graduated at Brunswick, Me., in 1827, after which he went to Europe, and during his absence spent several months attending hospital practice at Paris. He commenced practice at Auburn, N. Y., where he died in,] 841. As a poet, the few gems that have been preserved from his pen indicate a rare...

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Biographical Sketch of John Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now JOHN COOPER, son of John Cooper and Lydia Dodge Cooper, and grandson of Dea. John Cooper, one of the first settlers of Croydon, was born in Croydon, June 15, 1806, and was educated in the common school and at the domestic fireside. He is a farmer, but has devoted a portion of his time to teaching and other literary pursuits. He has been elected or appointed Superintending School Committee of Croydon sixteen times. In 1839 he prepared ” An Historical Sketch of Croydon,” which was published in the 6th Vol. of the Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society; and in 1852 he revised the same and published it in pamphlet form. His other publications are his annual School Reports and contributions for the periodical...

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Biographical Sketch of Orville M. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ORVILLE M. COOPER, son of Joel, and grandson of Dea. Sherman Cooper, was born July 28, 1821. He studied medicine and graduated at Hanover in 1845. He commenced practice at Hollis, N. H., where he died in...

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Biographical Sketch of Alanson Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ALANSON COOPER, son of Silas and great-grandson of Dea. John Cooper, a Methodist clergyman of much talent and influence, is a Presiding Elder in the Montpelier District, Vt., and is one of the Commissioners to locate the Methodist...

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Biographical Sketch of Hon. Lemuel P. Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now HON. LEMUEL P. COOPER, son of Dea. Sherman Cooper, was born July 1S, 1803. He has been one of the most scientific and thorough farmers in town. He was educated at Newport and Claremont Academies, taught school for more than twenty winters, and was long intrusted with the general management of the schools through town. In 1831, he was married to Laura Whipple, and had one son, Dr. Sherman Cooper, and two daughters, MARY and ELLEN. The sisters were educated at Kimball Union Academy, and studied French at St. Marys, Canada East. They became so proficient as to be able to read and write the French with almost the same readiness as their native tongue. Like their father, they were successful teachers. Mary married Col. Alexander Gardiner, of the 14th Regt. N. H. Vols., an eloquent and promising lawyer. Since the death of her husband, who died in the army, she has turned her attention to the study of the classics. Ellen was invited to become the instructor of French at Brattleboro, Vt. Mr. Cooper was Selectman seven years, Representative in 1844 and 1845, and State Senator in 1862 and...

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Biographical Sketch of Sherman Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now SHERMAN COOPER, Son of Hon. Lemuel P. Cooper, was born Aug. 20, 1833. He received his academical education at Meriden, N. H., studied medicine in New York City, and graduated at the New York Medical College in 1856. The following year he was deputy resident physician of Blackwell’s Island Hospital. He settled at Claremont in 1858. He entered the army in 1861, as Assistant Surgeon of the 6th Regt. N. H. Vols:, but was promoted to the rank of Surgeon in March, 1863. At the end of three years, in 1864, he returned to Claremont and resumed the practice of of his...

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