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Joseph Baer Cooper
Birth: Jul. 15, 1873, Lithuania
Death: Jul. 21, 1955
Miami
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

Born in Russia/Germany or Europe, per various censuses, or Lithuania per family oral history; birth date is per death certificate. Joseph's father was Irving Israel Cooper, but it is unknown if he came to the US with his children; the name of Joseph's mother is unknown. Joseph arrived 23 July 1889 at the port of NY. Joseph was a second cousin to his wife, Helen Cooper. (Her maiden name was also Cooper.) They married 03 Feb 1901 in Elmira, Chemung, NY, USA. They had 4 children, all b. in PA: Ann (1903-1981), Rose (1904-1988), Loretta (1907-?), and Irving Israel (1908-1982). The family lived in Montgomery, Lycoming, PA from ~1903-death of Helen, Dec. 1934. Joseph owned a store in Montgomery where he sold clothing, etc. Joseph married second Bess __, after Dec. 1934, but place also unknown. They lived in Florida where Joseph died while at the Ramsey Nursing Home in Miami-Dade County.

Joseph's brother was Jacob Cooper, FAG # 83611932, and his sister Lillian Cooper Blostein, FAG #66515190. Additional siblings are Helen Cooper Oppenheimer, Samuel Cooper, Bertha Cooper Tatelbaum, and Dora Cooper Kremer. 
 
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 Parents:
  Israel Cooper (1846 - 1904)
  Bessie F. Myer Cooper (1843 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Freda Cooper Cooper (1880 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Irving I Cooper (1908 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna F. Cooper Oppenheim (1868 - 1945)*
  Joseph Baer Cooper (1873 - 1955)
  Lillian Cooper Blostein (1873 - 1946)*
  Jacob Cooper (1880 - 1948)*
  Bertha Cooper Tatelbaum (1883 - 1954)*
  Dora Cooper Kremer (1888 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
(Translation)
Our dear father
Joseph Dov son of Yisrael Yitzak
2 Av 5715 [21 Jul 1955]
[The last row of Hebrew letters is an abbreviation and is comparable to R.I.P.]
 
Burial:
Franklin Street Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2012
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