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 Marion Columbus Cooper

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Marion Columbus Cooper

  • Birth 8 May 1863 Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 Apr 1950 Pike Road, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Pantego, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot 372 Candy Field Road (At Pike Road)
  • Memorial ID 78533125

Farmer and respected member of the Disciples Church for more than 60 years. He died a month before his 87th birthday. He married Laura Lee Simmons Cooper on January 9, 1887. Together they had nine children. His wife and 4 of his children preceded him in death.

His actual name was Marion Columbus Cooper but he went by his middle name. He never owned more than 20 acres which he farmed with one mule.

His father Calvin was born about 1824 in Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina and died between 1870-1880 in North Carolina. His mother Sydney was born about 1818 in Beaufort, North Carolina and died April 12, 1900. His parents were married about 1856.

Marion Columbus Cooper had at least 4 grandsons who served in the army in World War II and two grandsons including Henry Oliver (1919-1993) and Robert H Oliver Jr (born 1923 - still living) who served in the navy.


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  • Created by: Tim Oliver
  • Added: 16 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78533125
  • Tim Oliver
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Columbus Cooper (8 May 1863–6 Apr 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78533125, citing Cooper Family Cemetery, Pantego, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tim Oliver (contributor 47625525) .