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Florence Louise Cook Cooper
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1895
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1993
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

FLORENCE C. COOPER

Florence Cook Cooper, 97, southwest Kansas City, died March 10, 1993 at St. Luke's Hospital. The body was donated to the University of Kansas Medical Center. Mrs. Cooper was a lifelong area resident. She was a medical secretary before she retired. She was a concert violinist and studied under Leopold Auer. She was a member of the Woman's City Club. She attended the University of Kansas. Her father was the late Hale Cook, a lawyer and member of the Kansas City School Board. Her husband, Dr. J.H. Cooper , died in 1970.

Published in the March 11, 1993 edition of the Kansas City (MO) STAR
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Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920

Name: Hale H. Cook [Florence's father]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1857
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 1 Aug 1886
Marriage Place: Oak Park, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name: Kate A. Seoville [Florence's mother; surname is actually "Scoville"]
Spouse Age: 29
Spouse Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1030157


1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Florence Cook
Age: 4
Birth Date: Sep 1895
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1900: Kansas City Ward 11, Jackson, Missouri
[Jackson]
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Hale H Cook
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Name: Kate Cook
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Occupation: View on Image
Household Members: Name Age
Hale H Cook 42
Kate Cook 40
Ward Cook 11
Lydia Cook 9
Hale S Cook 7
Florence Cook 4
Maud Crawford 22
Mable C Cook 23


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Florence L Cook
Age in 1910: 14
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: Kansas Ward 4, Jackson, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Hale H Cook
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Name: Kate S Cook
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Hale H Cook 53
Kate S Cook 53
Ward H Cook 21
Lydia E Cook 19
Kale S Cook 17
Florence L Cook 14
Mabel C Cook 32


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Harrold Branine [Florence's first husband]
Census Date: 1915
Residence County: Reno
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Hutchinson
Birth Location: Kansas
Family Number: 310
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Race: White
Line: 17
Roll: ks1915_193
Household Member(s): Name Age
Chas Branine 51
Mary Branine 49
Harrold Branine 22
Hazel Branine 20
Amy Cowley

At some point between 1915 and 1918, Florence was married to Harold Rigby Branine.

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

Name: Florence C Branine
Residence Year: 1918
Street Address: 4144 Warwick blvd
Residence Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Publication Title: Kansas City, Missouri, City Directory, 1918


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Florence C Branine
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1896
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1920: Hutchinson Ward 1, Reno, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Harold R Branine
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Harold R Branine 27
Florence C Branine 24

At some point between 1920 and 1930, Florence was divorced from Harold Rigby Branine.

1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Florence C Branine
[Florence Branine]
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1896
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White
Home in 1930: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
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Marital Status: Divorced
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Household Members: Name Age
Florence C Branine 34


Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002

Name: Florence C Branine
Age: 59
Race/Ethnicity: White
Birth Date: 28 Sep 1895
Marriage Date: 6 Feb 1955
Marriage Location: Jackson, Kansas City, Missouri
Marriage County: Jackson
Spouse Name: John H Cooper
Spouse Age: 77
Spouse Birth Date: 26 Jan 1878
Spouse Race/Ethnicity: White


Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

Name: John H Cooper
Age: 92
Sex: M (Male)
Birth Date: abt 1878
Death Date: 21 Jun 1970
Certificate: 016854


Social Security Death Index

Name: John Cooper
SSN: 487-50-2520
Last Residence: 64112 Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States of America
Born: 26 Jan 1878
Died: Jun 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (1962)


Social Security Death Index

Name: Florence C. Cooper
SSN: 486-01-0266
Last Residence: 64112 Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States of America
Born: 28 Sep 1895
Died: 10 Mar 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)
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John Hartson Cooper
B:26 Jan 1878 in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas
D:21 Jun 1970 in Wisconsin, United States

Click here to see the memorial for Florence's nephew, the son of her older sister Lydia Emma, Frederick Cook Smithmeyer
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hale Henry Cook (1857 - 1921)
  Kate Aurelia Scoville Cook (1857 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Harold Rigby Branine (1892 - 1988)
 
 Sibling:
  Hale Scoville Cook (1892 - 1955)*
  Florence Louise Cook Cooper (1895 - 1993)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: donated to the University of Kansas Medical Center
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: May 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110346966
Florence Louise <i>Cook</i> Cooper
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
 
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