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Elijah C Cooper
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1820
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1904
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Josiah and Hannah R Cooper.

Obituary from The News-Herald, Thursday, Feb 18, 1904:
Mr. Elijah Cooper, one of the oldest and best citizens, died at his home in Lower Creek township last Sunday and was buried at Mt. Pleasant Methodist church on Monday, Rev. Mr. Mallonee, pastor of the Morganton circuit, conducting the services. Mr. Cooper had been in feeble health for some time. He was 83 years of age and was the father of nine children, five of whom survive him - three sons and two daughters. His wife died several years ago. Mr. Cooper was a kind husband and father, was honest and upright and provided well for his household. His children have all made good citizens.

CHILDREN:
Caroline Virginia Cooper Walker (1840 - 1923)
Mary Adelaide Cooper Crawley (1843 - 1922)
William Edward Cooper (1845 - 1929)
Albert James Cooper (1847 - 1900)
Margaret A Cooper Crawley (1851 - 1894)
Marshel Henderson Cooper (1854 - 1922)
Julious McDowell Cooper (1860 - 1892)

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mahala Martha Williams Cooper (1820 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  John Henry Cooper (1856 - 1916)*
  Ella Wesley Cooper Benfield (1858 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Although a headstone was found in the 1942 WPA survey, one could not be located as of April 2012 after a thorough search of the cemetery. Information from census records and family trees
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Cal Bear
Record added: Jun 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72023836
Elijah C Cooper
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Added by: M. Hall
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Lauren's Mom
 Added: Jan. 12, 2012
 
 
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