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 Harriet Lillian <I>Hatfield</I> Cooper

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Harriet Lillian Hatfield Cooper

  • Birth 28 Sep 1842 Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 16 Oct 1930 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Daisy, Stevens County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 7114225

Harriett was born 28 Sep 1842 in Fentress County, Tennessee to Lewis Hatfield and Pheriba Helm Hatfield. She was the first born of eight children.

Harriett was married to James Anderson Cooper 30 Jan 1862 in Saline County, Illinois.

Harriett and James Cooper are the parents of 10 children.
Mary Ellen Cooper, Sarah LaVerna Cooper, Thomas Wit Cooper, Amanda Florence Cooper(my great grandmother), Nora Ann Cooper, John Wallace Cooper, Melissa Mandanna Cooper, William Erastus Cooper, Henry Jefferson Cooper and Harriet Ethel Cooper.

A letter from Harriet (Hatfield) Cooper to her daughter Amanda Florence (Cooper) Edwards.
September 12th, 1924

910 Boone Ave
Spokane, Wash.

Dear Daughter & Family,
I will try to answer your kind & most wellcome letter. We are as well as can be expected. I am pretty well for me. My eye hurt me awful bad yesterday but it is better today.

The relations is all well as far as I know. You said something about coming to Spokane. I wish you would come. I am thinking about going home with you if you have got room for me. I don't want to crowd you out of house & home. We have not heard from Billie & Grace. Yet I had a letter from Mary Spears, at last she has been trading places & she said her health was lots better than it was.

I haven't had a letter from Nora Fulgham for along time. I don't know what is the matter with her that she doesn't right to me.

I will have a birthday the 28th of this month. I will be 82 yrs old. I am awful hard of hearing. I can't under stand common talk hardly at all. I don't know what will bee come of me but the good Lord knows all things & I am in his care & he said his grace is sufficient & I believe his word is truth. Well Florence bee shure to come if you can. From your loving mother to Florence & family. Remember me in your prayers.

H. Cooper
Ans Soon

Harriett lived another six years after this letter was written.

Obit from the Spokesman Review, Spokane, Washington, October 19, 1930:
COOPER, Harriett - - age 88. Home was at S3024 Cook. Lived in Spokane 20 years.

Survived by four sons, Thomas of Nampa, Idaho; J. W. of California; W. E. of Olympia; H. J. of Spokane; four daughters, Mrs. Edwards of Mabton, Wash.; Mrs. Fulgham of Toppenish, Wash.; Mrs. Spears of Arkansas; Mrs. Cawthon of Spokane.

Funeral, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. from HAZEN & JAEGER'S CHAPEL, Rev. F. H. Eddings officiating. Interment, Maud, Wash.


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  • Created by: Reg & Gloria
  • Added: 24 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7114225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Lillian Hatfield Cooper (28 Sep 1842–16 Oct 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7114225, citing Stranger Creek Cemetery, Daisy, Stevens County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Reg & Gloria (contributor 46563300) .