Arthur Royal Cooper

9 September 1880–12 July 1949 (Age 68)
Byron Township, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arthur Royal

When Arthur Royal Cooper was born on 9 September 1880, in Byron Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Royal Cooper, was 26 and his mother, Paulina Zimmerman, was 21. He married Susan Fidelia Scott on 27 January 1900, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Grand Haven, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 1949, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Royal Cooper
1880–1949
Susan Fidelia Scott
1885–1939
Marriage: 27 January 1900
Mae Alma Cooper
1901–1996
Lavert A Cooper
1914–
Florence Rose Cooper
1904–1980
Viola Cooper
1905–1970
William Henry Cooper
1907–1971
Alva Dorothy Cooper
1909–1909
Ernest Arthur Cooper
1914–1981
Howard John Cooper
1918–1973
Edward Cooper
1922–1984
Albert Eugene Cooper
1925–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1900
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
children

(10)

    Mae Alma Cooper

    Female1901–1996Female

    Florence Rose Cooper

    Female1904–1980Female

    Viola Cooper

    Female1905–1970Female

    William Henry Cooper

    Male1907–1971Male

    Alva Dorothy Cooper

    Female1909–1909Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Royal Cooper

    Male1853–1925Male

    Paulina Zimmerman

    Female1859–1895Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 1

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kūper, a derivative of kūp ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kupfer and Kupper ( see Kuper ).3 Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Cooper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Cooper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur R Cooper in household of Viola Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"

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