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William Cooper
Birth: Dec. 2, 1754
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1809
Albany County
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. Soon after the Revolutionary War, he acquired several thousand acres of land within the borders of New York State and founded the Village of Otsego, in 1786. After 1791, when Otsego was split off into itís own county, he was appointed as the county judge. In 1795, he was elected as a Federalist to the Forth Congress, served until 1797 and was reelected to the Sixth Congress, serving (1799-1801). After his term, he became a noted writer of historical novels related to the New York frontier. He died of natural causes at age 55 and was also the founder of Cooperstown, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Fenimore Cooper (1752 - 1817)*
  Richard Fenimore Cooper (1775 - 1813)*
  Hannah Cooper (1777 - 1800)*
  Ann Cooper Pomeroy (1784 - 1870)*
  William Cooper (1785 - 1819)*
  Samuel Cooper (1787 - 1819)*
  James Fenimore Cooper (1789 - 1851)*
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Christ Churchyard
Otsego County
New York, USA
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Record added: Mar 11, 2003
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William Cooper
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
William Cooper
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William Cooper
Added by: Patricia Casjens
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