|Death: ||Dec. 1, 1878|
Wife of John Perry Cooper
Could not read dates, except for 57 years when died.
Ivha (a child of Her daughter) buried in a fruit jar on Winnie side of her stone.
Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 657
JOHN P. COOPER, far., Sec. 1; P. O. Blue Grass, Scott Co., Iowa; . In 1836, he married Miss Winnie J., daughter of Michael Pace, of this county;
they had to cross into Illinois to have the ceremony performed, as there was no law authorizing marriages in Iowa at that time, and they were among the first couples married in Rock Island Co., if not the very first;
they had twelve children, ten still living--- Robert M., Mary E. (now Mrs. A. J. Hyatt), John P., Louisa (now Mrs. Wm. Benshoff), Catherine (now Mrs. C. F. Wineman), Harriet S., (now Mrs. L. Stennett), Emma (now Mrs. J. Mallacoat), Josephine (now Mrs. G. W. Albee), William C.
Mr. C. has been a member of the Baptist Church for over forty years, and his wife joined shortly after they were married. Mrs. C. was called to her long home in December, 1877. Mr. C. is a Democrat.
John Perry Cooper (1812 - 1896)*
John Perry Cooper (1845 - 1919)*
William A Cooper (1855 - 1951)*
Blue Grass Cemetery
Created by: Louise D
Record added: Sep 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15932357
Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 657|
Added: Dec. 30, 2014
Winnie Jane Pace-Cooper was born in 1813 in Kentucky. She married John Cooper on October 9, 1836 in Rock Island County,Illinois. She passed at Blue Grass on December 4,1877.|
Added: Jul. 13, 2013