Lucy Ann " Louisiana" Willis Cooper

6 November 1846–28 May 1926 (Age 79)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucy Ann " Louisiana"

When Lucy Ann " Louisiana" Willis Cooper was born on 6 November 1846, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Patrick Willis, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth A Pittman, was 18. She married John Shepard Cooper on 30 January 1865, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Whitman, Washington, United States in 1880 and Oakesdale, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1926, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oakesdale, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Shepard Cooper
Lucy Ann " Louisiana" Willis Cooper
Marriage: 30 January 1865
James Patrick Cooper
Elizabeth Ann Cooper
Lilia Adele Cooper
Enoch Edmond Cooper
Rosa Ella Cooper
Emma Cloyd Cooper
Zelda Jane Cooper

Spouse and Children

30 January 1865
Yamhill, Oregon, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    James Monroe Willis


    Margaret V. Willis


    Mary Elizabeth Willis


    Amanda Arzina Willis


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 16

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louise A Cooper in household of Earnest E Elliott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louisianna Willis in household of Patrick Willis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louis A Cooper in household of John S Cooper, "United States Census, 1900"

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