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CPT Sarshel Cooper

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CPT Sarshel Cooper

Birth
Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death
6 Apr 1815 (aged 52)
Burial
Petersburg, Howard County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
45797982 View Source

Captain in the War of 1812 under General Henry Dodge.
His son Stephen was a private in the same company.

One of the first settlers of Kentucky, Sarshel was killed at age 52 from a shot fired at him by Indians while sitting at the fireside.

Wife of Sarshal Cooper was Ruth Hancock (1766 Goochland, VA - 1828 Howard County, MO)
--by Tom 2009

Death date on the tombstone is incorrect. He was shot and killed April 14, 1814.
--by Lucinda (47709683) 10-28-22

Captain in the War of 1812 under General Henry Dodge.
His son Stephen was a private in the same company.

One of the first settlers of Kentucky, Sarshel was killed at age 52 from a shot fired at him by Indians while sitting at the fireside.

Wife of Sarshal Cooper was Ruth Hancock (1766 Goochland, VA - 1828 Howard County, MO)
--by Tom 2009

Death date on the tombstone is incorrect. He was shot and killed April 14, 1814.
--by Lucinda (47709683) 10-28-22


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  • Maintained by: Kathy S.
  • Originally Created by: Tom C
  • Added: 26 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 45797982
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45797982/sarshel-cooper: accessed ), memorial page for CPT Sarshel Cooper (25 Aug 1762–6 Apr 1815), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45797982, citing Cooper Cemetery, Petersburg, Howard County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Kathy S. (contributor 46944127) .