Lois Boon

24 January 1889–3 March 1988 (Age 99)
Dyer, Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lois

When Lois Boon was born on 24 January 1889, in Dyer, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander Elliot Boon, was 38 and her mother, Martha Atlas Cross, was 35. She married Walter Morris Cooper Jr on 11 November 1906, in Pemiscot Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Steele, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Cooter Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 3 March 1988, in Pemiscot, Missouri, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Steele, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Morris Cooper Jr
1879–1952
Lois Boon
1889–1988
Marriage: 11 November 1906
Annie Helen Cooper
1908–1912
Augustus Alexander Cooper
1909–1976
Mattie Laura Cooper
1911–2006
Thomas Elijah Cooper
1913–2002
Paul Henry Cooper
1914–1986
Jenetta L. Cooper
1918–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1906
Pemiscot Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Annie Helen Cooper

    Female1908–1912Female

    Augustus Alexander Cooper

    Male1909–1976Male

    Mattie Laura Cooper

    Female1911–2006Female

    Thomas Elijah Cooper

    Male1913–2002Male

    Paul Henry Cooper

    Male1914–1986Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Elliot Boon

    Male1850–1927Male

    Martha Atlas Cross

    Female1854–1924Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English or Dutch: variant of Boone .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lois Boon in household of Alax Boon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lois Cooper in household of Walter M Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois Cooper in household of Walter M Cooper, "United States Census, 1930"

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