Willie Pearl Cooper

1883–1964 (Age 81)
Panola, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Willie Pearl

When Willie Pearl Cooper was born on 3 January 1883, in Panola, Mississippi, United States, her father, Felix MacFarland Cooper, was 25 and her mother, Fannie Schoggen, was 19. She married Eli Franklin King on 14 October 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 2, Panola, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 1, Tate, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 30 January 1964, in Tate, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tate, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Franklin King
1882–1948
Willie Pearl Cooper
1883–1964
Marriage: 14 October 1900
Essie Viola King
1903–1996
Virgil Oliver King
1906–1964
Virgia R King
1906–
Ellen Vashti King
1909–1943

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World Events (8)

1886
Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 3
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 23
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Kuiper
Kuper
Coop
Copper
Couper
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Sources (3)

  • Willie King in household of E F King, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie P King in household of Eli F King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie King in household of Eli King, "United States Census, 1910"

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