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George Freedly Cooper
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1873
Death: Sep. 20, 1945

George Freedly Cooper was the son of Daniel Boone and Sarah Jane Hendrickson Cooper. He was married to Candus Pridemore, daughter of Theodore & Louisa Goodwin Pridemore, on March 9, 1896. They were the parents of 15 children.

Obituary published Sept. 20, 1945

George Cooper Taken By Death
Passes Away Saturday After Long Illness With Heart Ailment

Funeral service was held at the Church of the Nazarene here, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, for George F. Cooper, 70 well-known man of this locality who died at 11;20 a.m. last Saturday at the home of a son, Earl Cooper, north of Mitchell. For several months he had been suffering from a heart ailment and other complications.
The services were conducted by the Rev. Loy Snow of Bedford, and the Rev. S. S. Schimpf, pastor of the church. Funeral arrangements were handled by Haverly mortuary. Burial was in the Sheeks cemetery.
Mr. Cooper was born October 12, 1874 to Daniel Boone and Sarah Hendrickson Cooper, in this county. He was married to Miss Candace Pridemore, and all of their married life was spent in this locality. They were the parents of 15 children, all of whom are still living.
For many years Mr. Cooper was employed at the Lehigh quarry northeast of Mitchell, retiring from this work in 1939. He also worked at various times as a farmer. He was a member of Mitchell I.O.O.F. Lodge.
Family survivors are three sons, Earl Cooper, near Mitchell, Claude Coooper, of Auburn, and Lowell Cooper, in navy service and stationed in California; 12 daughters, Mrs. Wilma Sheeks and Mrs. Mary Sheeks of this locality, Mrs. Mamie Cutsinger and Mrs. Gladys Edwards of Indianapolis, Mrs. Pearl Pfrommer and Mrs. Adah Craigmile of Lafayette, Mrs. Elsie Paton of Waterloo, Mrs. Evelyn Ullman, Mrs. Georgia Walters and Miss Lois Cooper of Muncie, Mrs. Irene Owens of Huron, Mrs. Rosalie Payton of Auburn; 35 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Boone Cooper (1840 - 1893)
  Sarah Jane Hendrickson Cooper (1845 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Candus Pridemore Cooper (1878 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Ada Cooper Craigmile (1899 - 1946)*
  Gladys L Cooper Edwards (1900 - 1971)*
  Claude E Cooper (1903 - 1963)*
  Earl Eugene Cooper (1905 - 1975)*
  Pearl C Cooper Pfrommer (1905 - 1991)*
  Elsie L. Payton (1907 - 1995)*
  Louisa Irene Cooper Owen (1911 - 2002)*
  L. Evelyn Cooper Ullman (1911 - 1986)*
  Georgia Cooper Walters (1914 - 1991)*
  Lois Pauline Cooper McNees (1916 - 2008)*
  Lowell Paul Cooper (1916 - 1992)*
  Wilma R Cooper Sheeks (1918 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Ulysses Cooper (1866 - 1935)*
  Jasper N Cooper (1868 - 1936)*
  George Freedly Cooper (1873 - 1945)
  Lawrence Cooper (1875 - 1934)*
  Daniel Lester Cooper (1879 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sheeks Cemetery
Bedford
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Judy Lynch
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59648454
George Freedly Cooper
Added by: Judy Lynch
 
 
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