David Hampton Franklin Cosper

18 January 1874–25 June 1953 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of David Hampton Franklin

When David Hampton Franklin Cosper was born on 18 January 1874, in Texas, United States, his father, George R Cosper, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Hewlett, was 23. He married Lettie Newberry Pierce on 2 February 1896, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Coal, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Henry Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 25 June 1953, in Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Allen Cemetery, Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Hampton Franklin Cosper
Lettie Newberry Pierce
Marriage: 2 February 1896
Jesse James Cosper
Priscilla Lillie Belle Cosper
Elmer Jackson Cosper
David Pierce Cosper
George Hulett Cosper
Royal "Taft" Cosper
Mattie Lee Cosper

Spouse and Children

2 February 1896
Carter, Oklahoma, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George R Cosper


    Margaret Elizabeth Hewlett




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Casper .

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

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Sources (3)

  • D F Casper in household of Taft Casper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David F Casper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frances H Casper, "United States Census, 1920"

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