Surname: Cooper

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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Biographical Sketch of John Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now JOHN COOPER, son of Dea. John Cooper, came to Croydon in 1770, and died March 20, 1832. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary army, and was active in the affairs of the town-for nine years one of the...

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Biographical Sketch of Elijah Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ELIJAH COOPER, an intelligent physician, was son of Horatio Cooper, and grandson of Nathaniel Cooper, the oldest son of Dea. John Cooper. He graduated at Dartmouth College. After completing his studies, he practiced for a while with decided success at Newport, N. H., but subsequently removed to Columbus, Ohio, where he had an extensive practice for two years, when he removed to Newark, in the same State, where he also had a practice extending over a large section of country, but which so wrought upon his health that he abandoned it altogether in 1833, entered into a large mercantile business, and amassed a considerable fortune. He married the eldest daughter of Nicholas Farwell, of Claremont, by whom he had seven children. She died in 1847, and he married her sister, the second daughter of Nicholas Farwell. In September, 1854, Dr. Cooper, his wife, a daughter four years old, and a servant in his family, died of cholera. The second daughter of Dr. Cooper married Maj. John L. Farwell, Cashier of Claremont National...

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Biographical Sketch of Dea. John Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now DEA. JOHN COOPER came to this town in 1770, and died in 1805. (See speech of John Cooper, Esq.) From him and his two nephews, EZRA COOPER and SAMUEL COOPER, have descended all those in this vicinity who bear the name of Cooper. John settled on the farm of Col. Otis Cooper, Ezra on the Pinnacle west of the old church, and Samuel east of Spectacle Pond. As a family the Coopers were religiously inclined, and distinguished for...

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Biographical Sketch of Reuben Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now REUBEN COOPER, Son of Reuben, and grandson of Ezra Cooper, one of the first twelve settlers of the town, was one of the Committee of Arrangements, and is a thriving and industrious farmer. Married Cynthia, daughter of Joel, and granddaughter of Dea. Sherman...

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Biographical Sketch of Dea. Sherman Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now DEA. SHERMAN COOPER, son of Dea. John and Mary Sherman Cooper, came to this town when he was ten years of age, and six years after shouldered his musket and joined the Revolutionary army. He married Mary Powers, by whom he had ten children, six sons and four daughters. On the death of his father he was chosen deacon of the Congregational Church, which office he held until his death. He was a farmer in moderate circumstances, honest in his deal, benevolent in his disposition, temperate in his habits, and devoted to his religious faith. He was gifted, outspoken, and full of anecdote and good humor. He died in 1850, aged 88...

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Biographical Sketch of Nathaniel Cooper

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now NATHANIEL COOPER, son of Ezra Cooper, married Phebe Barton, eldest daughter of Benjamin Barton, Esq., and removed to Leon, Cattaraugus County, N. Y., where he occupied a prominent position, for a long time, doing the larger share of public business. His son JOHN has many of the characteristics of his father, has been Representative, Supervisor, and held other...

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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, born July 18, 1803, is one of the most intelligent and progressive farmers in town. He has always taken a deep interest in the cause of religion and education, as well as politics. He was a popular teacher and superintendent, a trustee of the Industrial School of New Hampshire, twice a representative, twice in the Senate, and was at one time a candidate for Governor of the...

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