Joe Allen Cooper

Male23 August 1898–15 November 1986

Brief Life History of Joe Allen

When Joe Allen Cooper was born on 23 August 1898, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Morgan Albert Cooper, was 35 and his mother, Mary Lena McCarley, was 30. He married Flora Wootson on 27 December 1926, in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Mountain City, Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1986. He died on 15 November 1986, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mountain City, Johnson, Tennessee, United States.

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Joe Allen Cooper
Flora Wootson
Marriage: 27 December 1926

Sources (6)

  • Joe A Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe Allen Cooper, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joe Allen Cooper, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1926Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

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

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 2

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 25

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    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 North America, the English surname has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates from other languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .

    Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kupfer and Kupper (see Kuper ).

    Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

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

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