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 Silas Cooper

Silas Cooper

Birth
Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA
Death 12 Feb 1911 (aged 65)
Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot sec. 70
Memorial ID 57873383 · View Source
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Civil War date of muster September 2 1862
39th Regiment 8th Indiana Cavalry
Transferred to Co. L 45th Regiment
3rd Indiana Cavalry

Age: 18
Date Enrolled: 1862/09/02
Where Enrolled: Indianapolis, Indiana
Regiment: 45
Company: L
Discharge Date:
Notes: Recruit. Transferred from 45th Regiment. Transferred to Company E, 39th Regiment, 8th Cavalry. See other records for this person.
Cavalry/ Battery Unit: 3rd Cavalry
Name: Silas Cooper

Topeka State Journal, Feb. 14, 1911, page 7:
Funeral services for Silas Cooper, 328 Chandler street, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Third Christian church. Topeka post, G.A.R., and Topeka corps, W.R.C., will assemble at the home and attend the funeral in a body.

Mr. Cooper was born in Ohio county, Indiana, December 8, 1845, and in January, 1867, married Melvina Resner of Ohio county, to whom eight children were born. he is survived by the widow and seven children, Charles H., James H., Jesse, Henry C. Cooper, Mrs. Hattie Sturges of Topeka, Mrs. Elizabeth Montgomery of Kansas City, Mo., and Ezra Cooper of Topeka. he is also survived by one sister, Ludica Althof, of Bennington, Ind. he lived in Topeka the last 28 years.


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  • Created by: JustinM
  • Added: 29 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57873383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Silas Cooper (8 Dec 1845–12 Feb 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57873383, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by JustinM (contributor 47062609) .