Posted By:Julia
Post Date:December 12, 2002 at 18:13:57
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Forum:Pocahontas County, WV Genealogy Forum
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I think your John William Coooper is Joseph William Cooper Source: William T. Price Book "History of Pocahontas County pg 478. "James Cooper, the progenitor of the Cooper relationship, was a native of Augusta County, and was reared in the Mossy Creek section of that great County. Having married Nancy Agnes Wooddell, he came over with the Wooddells, very early in the settlement of the upper section of our county, and opened up property now owned by Robert N. Gum near Greenbank, then know as the Piney Woods. They were the parents of four sons and six daughters, RElizabeth Cooper became Mr. Woods and settled at Greenhill, Highland County. Margaret becaame Mrs. Enoch Hill and lived in Ritchie County..... Jane Cooper became Mrs. Andrew Kerr and lived near Dunmore...... Lucinda Cooper became Mrs. John Alexander Gillespie, late of Greenbank. Nancy and Melinda are athe names of the other two daughters. Thomas Cooper died in youth. John T. Cooper married in Marion County. He was a popular physician. He resided a number of years in Parkersburg and then at Claysville, where he died in 1878......James Harvey Cooper married Julia Ann Whitman of Greenbrier County Thye had five sons and three daughters. The five sons were all Confederate soldiers. Two were killed and three were severely wounded...... Joseph W. Cooper married Rachel Tallman Sutton, and lived near Greenbank (WV) They were the parents of four sons and one daughter: Rachel, George Clark, James Amos, John William and Charles Calvin. In 1863 in the course of three weeks, the dipthiretic scourge removed the mother, her daughter and three sons by death. J>W> Coopers second marriage was with Harriet Wade of Bath County. She lived about one year. His thrid marriage was with MAry Arbogast, near Glade Hill. Snowden, Walter and Vivian were the children of this marriage...." This information was rendered by George C. Cooper, son of J. W. Cooper to William T. Price on July 1 1901 near Marvin Chapel under an apple tree temperature at 98 degrees.... If you can get a copy of this book, it is very informative. LIbrary Loan or Mormon Center could get it for you. Julia