CDR James Britton Cooper

  • Birth 4 Oct 1761 New Jersey, USA
  • Death 5 Feb 1854 Haddonfield, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Haddonfield, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 68172684

1854 Mar 11 - Defiance Democrat, Defiance, Ohio, Saturday; page 4
Commander James B. Cooper, of the U. S. Navy, died at Haddonfield, N.J., on Sunday, the 5th, aged ninety-three years. He entered the naval service on the 9th day of July, 1812, as sailing master, and after the peace; received a lieutenant's commission from President Monroe, and in September, 1841 became a commander. He was the last survivor of "Lee's Legion," so celebrated in the revolutionary war, and participated in many of the exciting scenes, during the struggle for independence.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 10 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68172684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CDR James Britton Cooper (4 Oct 1761–5 Feb 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68172684, citing Haddonfield Friends Cemetery, Haddonfield, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46825404) .