Phoebe Sutton

8 February 1817–1865 (Age 47)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of Phoebe

When Phoebe Sutton was born on 8 February 1817, in Butler, Ohio, United States, her father, David Sutton, was 42 and her mother, Letitia Gard, was 38. She married William Cooper on 17 December 1835. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marshall, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Marshall Township, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died in 1865, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cooper
1815–1866
Phoebe Sutton
1817–1865
Marriage: 17 December 1835
Benjamin Sutton Cooper
1837–1919
Miriam Cooper
1857–
George W. Cooper
1840–1852
Henry Cooper
1840–
Catherine Cooper
1842–1922
Annette Cooper
1845–1884
Matilda Cooper
1848–1850
Huldah Jane Cooper
1850–1920
Lyman B. Cooper
1852–1853
Warren Cooper
1854–1919

Spouse and Children

    William Cooper

    Male1815–1866Male

    Female1817–1865Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1835
children

(10)

    Benjamin Sutton Cooper

    Male1837–1919Male

    George W. Cooper

    Male1840–1852Male

    Henry Cooper

    Male1840–Male

    Catherine Cooper

    Female1842–1922Female

    Annette Cooper

    Female1845–1884Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 1

Illinois is the 21st state.
1818

Age 1

When Illinois became a state in 1818, it had a population of 34,620 people. Illinois is now the sixth most populous state in the country with almost 12.8 million people.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Phebe Cooper in household of William Cooper, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phebe Cooper in household of William Cooper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Phoebe Sutton in entry for George Gordon and Miriam Cooper, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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