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Dr Bedford Forrest Coop
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1866
Friendship (Crockett County)
Crockett County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1929
Houston Heights
Harris County
Texas, USA

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Dr. Bedford Forrest Coop was born December 17, 1866 and named after the CSA Genenel, Nathan Bedford Forrest, the savior of Western Tennessee.

Coop attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated as a physicion. He began his practice in medicicne in Greenville, Illinios, just forty miles east of St. Louis, Missouri.

He first married on December 31, 1890 in Eaton, Gibson Co., Tennessee to Altizera "Alti" Robinson. Their first two children died in less than one year. Their third child, William Forrest "Dugan" Coop, was born on November 03, 1902 in Greenville, Bond Co., Illinois.

Forest adopted his niece, Altie Coop Hall, about 1904 or 1905. She was Alice G. Coop Hall's orphaned daughter. Alice died shortly after Altie was born in 1899. She requested, on her death bed, that Forest would care for her daughter. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
 
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 Parents:
  Green B. Henderson Coop (1820 - 1889)
  Sarah A. ????? Coop (1840 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Altizera Robinson Coop (1869 - 1921)
  Ethel B. Reed Coop (1877 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Sherrill Wip Coop (1893 - 1894)*
  Sherrill Wip Coop (1893 - 1894)*
  Forrest Bedford Coop (1897 - 1897)*
  Forrest Bedford Coop (1897 - 1897)*
  William Forrest Coop (1902 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice G. Coop Ward Hall (1860 - 1899)*
  Bedford Forrest Coop (1866 - 1929)
  Lela F. Coop Sanders (1872 - 1929)*
  Daisy Coop (1881 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: William R. Ward
Record added: Sep 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96970269
Dr Bedford Forrest Coop
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- Frances McFarland
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013

- William R. Ward
 Added: Sep. 13, 2012
 
 
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