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
Lois Boon
Marriage: 11 November 1906
Annie Helen Cooper
Augustus Alexander Cooper
Mattie Laura Cooper
Thomas Elijah Cooper
Paul Henry Cooper
Jenetta L. Cooper

Spouse and Children

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


    Annie Helen Cooper


    Augustus Alexander Cooper


    Mattie Laura Cooper


    Thomas Elijah Cooper


    Paul Henry Cooper


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Elliot Boon


    Martha Atlas Cross




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.

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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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