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James A. Cooper
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Birth: 1834
Overton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: unknown

Son of Cannady (Kennedy) Cooper and Susannah Keesie (Keese). Sibling to Martha, Cecilia, Susannah (Susan), Sarah, Mary, and Harriet who married James Calvin Delay.
His wife was a S.E. (unknown last name), and had a daughter Martha A, Cooper born 1859 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.

Served with brother-in-law James Delay in 9th and 25th TX Calvary. He enlisted with his brother-in-law on Oct. 14, 1861 at Camp Reeves, Texas, which is near Grayson. James A. Cooper family is present on the Fannin County, Texas Confederate Indigent List (with the DeLay's). The family received aid through the 1863 'Act to Support the Families and Dependents of Texas Soldiers Presume this means he died during the war, see below notes as being noted "sick" on all Muster Rolls. The last entry for him is Dec. 1862 - did he die in service? He has not been found on any future census after 1860 in Fannin County, Texas.
US Natl Archives
Cooper, James Co. B 9th Texas Calvary
(Sim's Regiment - 4th TX Calvary)
Confederate Muster Rolls
# 50275178; 5268; 5357; 5473; 5588; 5693; 5795
Muster-in-Roll 14 Oct. 1861 Camp Reeves; Enlisted by Col. Young; Noted as J.A.H. Cooper Pvt. {Capt. Gideon Smith's Company) Sim's Regiment Texas Calvary. Age 20; Company Muster Roll dated at Camp Reeves; Property (horse) valued 120.00, equipment 18.00. James A Cooper is present on Company Muster Rolls for Oct-Dec. 1861, listed as "sick on west Miss. River." He is also listed for March-June 1862 and Sept. - Dec. 1862 as "sick west Miss River."
Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Hor...
Record added: Sep 21, 2012
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James A. Cooper
Added by: Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
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Rest in peace to my third great grand uncle. Thank you for your service to this country.
- Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
 Added: Sep. 21, 2012

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