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Marion Columbus Cooper
Birth: May 8, 1863
Beaufort County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1950
Pike Road
Beaufort County
North Carolina, USA

Farmer and respected member of the Disciples Church for more than 60 years. He died a month before his 87th birthday. He married Laura Lee Simmons Cooper on January 9, 1887. Together they had nine children. His wife and 4 of his children preceded him in death.

His actual name was Marion Columbus Cooper but he went by his middle name. He never owned more than 20 acres which he farmed with one mule.

His father Calvin was born about 1824 in Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina and died between 1870-1880 in North Carolina. His mother Sydney was born about 1818 in Beaufort, North Carolina and died April 12, 1900. His parents were married about 1856.

Marion Columbus Cooper had at least 4 grandsons who served in the army in World War II and two grandsons including Henry Oliver (1919-1993) and Robert H Oliver Jr (born 1923 - still living) who served in the navy.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Calvin John Cooper (1824 - ____)
  Sydney Cooper (1818 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Lee Simmons Cooper (1871 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Marion Metroy Cooper (1885 - 1937)*
  Laura Agnes Cooper (1890 - 1912)*
  Ella M. Cooper (1900 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cooper Family Cemetery
Pantego
Beaufort County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: 372 Candy Field Road (At Pike Road)
 
Created by: Tim Oliver
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78533125
Marion Columbus Cooper
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He was my great grandfather.
- Tim Oliver
 Added: May. 4, 2013

- Monika♥
 Added: Apr. 26, 2013

- Neil B (John 3:16)
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